Unemployment up among immigrant youth: report

Unemployment up among immigrant youth: report

Youth unemployment among immigrants has risen sharply despite a record number of vacancies in the Swedish labour market.

Olofsson meets Antonov over Saab

Olofsson meets Antonov over Saab

Russian financier met Sweden's enterprise minister Maud Olofsson on Tuesday to explain why he wants to invest money in cash-strapped car maker Saab.

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Sida seeks answers over Burma delegation

Two major players within the Swedish aid sector are in dispute over responsibility for inviting a Burmese delegation to Stockholm, which is alleged to have had links to the country's military regime.

Mankell to sail on next Gaza aid flotilla

Mankell to sail on next Gaza aid flotilla

Swedish thriller writer Henning Mankell has been confirmed as one of the participants in the next international aid flotilla seeking to bring aid to Gaza at the end of June.

Gun smuggling on the rise in Sweden: police

Gun smuggling on the rise in Sweden: police

Firearms are becoming more readily available in Sweden with smuggling increasingly difficult to control, according to the police.

Man fined after returning fire at egg-throwing pranksters

Man fined after returning fire at egg-throwing pranksters

A Gothenburg man seeking revenge on egg-throwing pranksters was forced to pay a heavy fine after smearing egg on one of the boys.

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Sex offender assigned new church position

A 23-year-old man who had relationships with several confirmation candidates and has been convicted of a sex offence has been assigned a new job within the Church of Sweden.

‘Anyone can give Botox jabs in Sweden’: report

‘Anyone can give Botox jabs in Sweden’: report

Despite the potentially lethal consequences of a misplaced injection, the neurotoxin Botox and hyaluronic acid fillers like Restylane and Juvederm can be injected by anyone in Sweden today, according to a report by Sveriges Television (SVT).

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New asylum policies pave way for boost in forced deportations

Forced deportations of rejected asylum seekers are expected to increase by 30 percent compared to last year due in part to Sweden's new asylum policies.

Zlatan agent downplays Milan transfer rumours

Zlatan agent downplays Milan transfer rumours

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not on his way to Real Madrid, according to his agent Mino Raiola, who was responding to Italian press reports linking the big Swede with a switch back to Spain.

Match called off after fan attacks player on pitch

Match called off after fan attacks player on pitch

A firework injured Helsingborg's goalkeeper, who was then attacked by a supporter on the pitch, prompting officials to call off Tuesday night's match against archrivals Malmö FF in the latest instance of football supporter violence in Sweden.