Saab secures short term funding, pays wages

Saab secures short term funding, pays wages

Saab's owner Swedish Automobile announced Wednesday it had secured more short-term funding with a 25-million-euro ($36-million) loan and that it has started paying out staff's salaries for June.

‘Have an affair’ ad cleared by industry watchdog

‘Have an affair’ ad cleared by industry watchdog

An ad campaign by a Swedish dating site urging people to cheat on their spouses and which shattered the record for consumer complaints, has been cleared by Sweden's advertising watchdog.

Israel rejects Gaza ship claims as ‘Bond-esque’

Israel rejects Gaza ship claims as ‘Bond-esque’

Israeli authorities have rejected claims of the Swedish Ship to Gaza movement that "foreign agents" were behind the damage to their boat, which was reported sabotaged on Monday.

Agency ‘lacks tools’ to assess exorcist killer

Agency ‘lacks tools’ to assess exorcist killer

Sweden's National Board of Forensic Medicine (Rättsmedicinalverket) has admitted that it lacks the tools to fully assess the risk of relapse for the 52-year-old man convicted of killing his seven-year-old stepdaughter during an "exorcism".

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Swedish police backtrack on ‘ethnic’ profiling

Police in Stockholm have been forced to apologize after singling out three nationalities in a letter to a local neighbourhood watch group warning them against organised crime, according to Swedish media reports.

‘Swedish shipments to Nazis may have been ransom for captured Swedes’

‘Swedish shipments to Nazis may have been ransom for captured Swedes’

Historical documents related to the capture of seven Swedes by the Gestapo in Poland in 1942 puts Sweden's subsequent ball bearing deliveries to Nazi Germany in a new light, argue historians Susanne Berger and Ingela Magner.

Female caregiver suspected of selling sex to elderly patient

Female caregiver suspected of selling sex to elderly patient

A female caregiver is suspected of having sold sex to an 85-year-old man, who was known to the authorities for having shown a large appetite for sex, according to a report in the local Borås Tidning (BT) daily.

Sweden tops Scandinavia tourism ranking

Sweden tops Scandinavia tourism ranking

While visitor numbers to Sweden continue to climb and the country is the most visited among the Nordic nations, Swedes elect to retreat to their country cottages for their holidays, new figures from two tourist organisations show.

Sweden in sprouts recall after new EHEC scare

Sweden in sprouts recall after new EHEC scare

Swedish grocers stepped up a nationwide recall of raw sprouts after new reports that a Swedish man had been infected with the same deadly E. coli bacteria strain that has claimed dozens of lives across Europe.

Sweden coach defends squad’s ‘bully girl’ tactics

Sweden coach defends squad’s ‘bully girl’ tactics

Sweden coach Thomas Dennerby on Tuesday defended his team amid gibes of bully girl tactics in their 1-0 Group C opener against newcomers Colombia at the Women's World Cup.

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Three injured in ‘gang-related’ shootout

Three people were seriously injured in what police suspect may have been a gang-related shooting in Norrköping in eastern Sweden on Tuesday night.