Filesharing no act of worship: agency

Filesharing no act of worship: agency

Copying, remixing and spreading information cannot be considered an act of worship, even if participants fall into a meditative trance during the act.

Group wants to count American expats abroad

Group wants to count American expats abroad

An organization is hoping to boost the political clout of Americans living in Sweden and elsewhere overseas by using technology to count them this summer. Moises Mendoza reports.

Make Sweden a ‘settler country’: minister

Make Sweden a ‘settler country’: minister

At a press conference on Thursday, resigning Centre Party head and minister for enterprise and energy, Maud Olofsson, revealed that her speech at Almedalen later this evening will point out the three top priority challenges for the Centre Party to tackle in the future.

Happy days for the ‘raggare’ of Sweden

Happy days for the ‘raggare’ of Sweden

Wandering through the seemingly endless rows of classic American cars and stylish retro chic, you get an eerie feeling you’ve been transported onto the set of classic teen sitcom Happy Days.

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Jailed Swedes on the way to Ethiopian capital

The two Swedish journalists jailed in Ethiopia are headed for the capital Addis Ababa, according to recent reports from Sweden's Foreign Ministry.

‘Record bust’ of hashish in southern Sweden

‘Record bust’ of hashish in southern Sweden

A 43-year-old man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for organising the smuggling of close to half a ton of hashish, and over nine kilogrammes of amphetamine.

Fuglesang survives homeopathic pill overdose

Fuglesang survives homeopathic pill overdose

A group from a Swedish science organisation, with astronaut Christer Fuglesang in the lead, took an overdose of sleeping pills in Almedalen, at 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Swedish stores shun “ugly” produce: report

Swedish stores shun “ugly” produce: report

Swedes throw away food for 20-40 billion kronor ($3-6 billion) every year and the food tossed aside by households, stores and restaurants is just the tip of the iceberg. A new report from the Swedish Board of Agriculture (Jordbruksverket) reveals that vegetables considered unattractive never even reaches stores.

Swedish government approves Saab deal

Swedish government approves Saab deal

The Swedish government has approved Saab’s property sale, according to a statement issued from the ministry for enterprise and energy on Thursday.

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Swedish women make quarter-finals

Sweden stunned two-time winners the United States 2-1 in their final Group C game at the women's World Cup on Wednesday, but both teams march into the quarter-finals.

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Gaza flotilla group sets sail from Athens

A Swiss firm has cancelled a 3,000-tonne cement order by activists involved in the aid flotilla for Gaza largely thwarted by the Greek authorities, Swedish activists said Wednesday.

Spotify signs deal with Virgin Media

Spotify signs deal with Virgin Media

Virgin Media said on Wednesday it had agreed a deal with Sweden's Spotify to offer music streaming services for the British company's television, mobile phone and Internet subscribers.