Abuse reports rise after Olympian’s bombshell

Abuse reports rise after Olympian’s bombshell

The number of reports of child sex abuse more than doubled in Sweden in the days following revelations by former Olympic high jumper Patrik Sjöberg that he was molested by his late coach and stepfather.

Opposition closing in on government: poll

Opposition closing in on government: poll

Sweden's centre-right government continues to hold a slight lead over the three main opposition parties, but a new opinion poll shows that the former Red-Green coalition has narrowed the gap.

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Fighting Scandinavians force plane to land

A Swede and two Norwegians were detained in Copenhagen on Saturday after a mid-air brawl prompted the captain to make an unscheduled landing in the Danish capital.

Ibrahimovic savours latest league win

Ibrahimovic savours latest league win

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic added to a remarkable winning streak in different European leagues as AC Milan sealed victory in Italy's Serie A on Saturday.

Social Democrat ditches Muslim holiday plan

Social Democrat ditches Muslim holiday plan

Social Democrat party secretary Carin Jämtin has backtracked on the idea of giving Swedes a day off work to celebrate a Muslim holiday after her controversial proposal provoked a storm of criticism.