Norwegian set to launch Stockholm-New York flights

Norwegian set to launch Stockholm-New York flights

Budget airline Norwegian is planning to launch direct flights from Stockholm to New York from the end of 2012 or beginning of 2013, the company has confirmed.

Government rules out royal truth commission

Government rules out royal truth commission

The Swedish government has rejected calls for the establishment of a truth commission to investigate the King, his friends and their alleged contacts with the criminal underworld.

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Three men held for human trafficking

Police in Gothenburg have detained three men on suspicion of trafficking Romanian women.

‘Danish Marmite ban, be damned’: British ex-pat

‘Danish Marmite ban, be damned’: British ex-pat

The news that Denmark has recently banned Marmite caused widespread panic among British ex-pats there, leaving UK native and Marmite lover Tim Harvey wondering whether the decision may have even more far-reaching consequences.

Charges filed against sex chamber suspect

Charges filed against sex chamber suspect

The 47-year-old man suspected of holding a woman prisoner in an underground sex-chamber in western Sweden was charged on Wednesday of kidnapping and aggravated rape.

IMF warns of Swedish house price decline

IMF warns of Swedish house price decline

Sweden's housing market shows signs of a bubble and is on the verge of a sustained price decline, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned in a new report.

Swedish woman dies after ambulance no show

Swedish woman dies after ambulance no show

A Swedish woman died in hospital after being forced to call for an ambulance four times, according to a report filed with the National Board of Health and Welfare.

Experts cast doubt on Bergman DNA claims

Experts cast doubt on Bergman DNA claims

The Swedish experts who carried out the DNA tests used as a basis for the claim that deceased film director Ingmar Bergman was switched at birth, have disputed the conclusions, according to a report in the Ny Teknik weekly.

King Carl XVI Gustaf: the complete interview

King Carl XVI Gustaf: the complete interview

The denials offered by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in an interview on Monday night have much of the country talking about the future of the King and the monarchy. See and read the interview and form your own opinion.

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Swedish school in million kronor bullying lawsuit

A school in western Sweden has been sued for almost a million kronor ($160,000) by four families who claim that not enough has been done to help bullied children.

Gang rivalry leading to more violence: police

Gang rivalry leading to more violence: police

An increase in the number of criminal gangs in Sweden is behind a rise in violent crime in the last two years, according to police.