Söderling in Wimbledon comeback thriller

Söderling in Wimbledon comeback thriller

Swedish fifth seed Robin Söderling came from two sets down to defeat Australia's Lleyton Hewitt and reach the third round at Wimbledon on Thursday.

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Man jailed for having sex with sleeping girlfriend

A 19-year-old man from central Sweden has been convicted of rape for having anal sex with his girlfriend while she was asleep.

‘Classic’ midsummer weather for Sweden

‘Classic’ midsummer weather for Sweden

Cloudy, showery but with some chances of sunshine - Swedish Midsummer weather seems to follow tradition, according to meteorologists, who were still unsure of how the weather would develop with the holiday less than a day away.

Holding back wages ‘last resort’: experts

Holding back wages ‘last resort’: experts

The future of disaster-riddled carmaker Saab doesn’t look bright, according to several analysts, who say that holding back salaries is a company’s very last way out.

Wrong to sack principal over ‘lewd’ Facebook pics: Swedish court

Wrong to sack principal over ‘lewd’ Facebook pics: Swedish court

A Swedish court has ruled that a school was unjustified in sacking its principal after he joined a number of sexually themed groups on Facebook and published half-naked pictures of himself on the popular social networking site.

Swedish diplomat attacked in Belarus

Swedish diplomat attacked in Belarus

Sweden's top diplomat in Belarus was attacked by police at an anti-government protest in Minsk on Wednesday, prompting foreign minister Carl Bildt to summon the Belarussian ambassador.

‘Dollar’ millionaires hit record high in Sweden

‘Dollar’ millionaires hit record high in Sweden

The number of Swedish “dollar” millionaires reached a staggering 60,900 last year, signifying an increase in Sweden by 26 percent, according to the annual World Wealth Report, carried out by companies Cap Gemini and Merrill Lynch.

More Swedes having three kids: study

More Swedes having three kids: study

It is becoming more common for Swedish families to choose to have a third child, a new study from Statistics Sweden (Statistiska centralbyrån - SCB) shows.

Swedes Sedin, Lidström scoop up NHL awards

Swedes Sedin, Lidström scoop up NHL awards

Swedish hockey star Daniel Sedin was among the big winners at the National Hockey League's annual awards show on Wednesday, with fellow Swede Nicklas Lidström also taking another step toward making history.

Saab lacks funds to pay staff wages

Saab lacks funds to pay staff wages

Cash-strapped carmaker Saab won't be able to pay this months wages to its 3,800 employees, according to a statement from the company.

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Swedish man had ‘stick’ in stomach for 25 years

A 65-year-old man from Lycksele in northern Sweden had been complaining from stomach pains for 25 years. Recently doctors found the cause of his complaints – a six centimetre long wooden “stick” with sharp edges lodged in his bowels.

Swedes against church dabbling in politics

Swedes against church dabbling in politics

Most Swedes think that the church should look out for the vulnerable in society and join in the societal debate but not get involved politically, according to a new study carried out by the Church of Sweden and the church newspaper Kyrkans Tidning.