Greens in household services u-turn

Greens in household services u-turn

Sweden's Green Party has ditched its long-held opposition to a controversial centre-right government scheme allowing tax deductions for household services.

Norway stun Sweden with historic hockey win

Norway stun Sweden with historic hockey win

Norway came from behind to claim a first ever ice hockey win over Sweden on Saturday as the teams opened their Group C campaigns at the world championships in Slovakia.

Martin Olsson nets vital Blackburn winner

Martin Olsson nets vital Blackburn winner

Swedish midfielder Martin Olsson scored the only goal as Blackburn beat Bolton on Saturday to take a potentially crucial step away from the Premier League drop zone.

Drunken chaos mars Walpurgis celebrations

Drunken chaos mars Walpurgis celebrations

Police in Uppsala responded to reports of rape, assault and drunken behaviour as they struggled to contain revellers during chaotic Walpurgis Night celebrations in the city on Saturday.

Sweden’s king celebrates 65th birthday

Sweden’s king celebrates 65th birthday

Well-wishers gathered at the royal palace in Stockholm on Saturday as King Carl XVI Gustaf celebrated his 65th birthday and vowed not to retire from his royal duties.