Swedish UK TV star warned over phone hacking

Swedish UK TV star warned over phone hacking

Ulrika Jonsson, a Swedish UK TV personality, has claimed that she was warned by an executive of the now defunct British tabloid The News of the World to exert caution when leaving voicemail messages.

More Swedes getting homemade tattoos

More Swedes getting homemade tattoos

An increasing number of Swedes reject the professional studios for a friend’s kitchen table when wanting a tattoo, according to a report by Sveriges Radio (SR).

Man sentenced for killing ‘noisy’ neighbour

Man sentenced for killing ‘noisy’ neighbour

A 39-year-old man from Karlskrona in southern Sweden who admitted to stabbing his neighbour to death citing incessant noise coming from the victim's flat, was sentenced to psychiatric care by a Blekinge court on Friday.

Sony Ericsson figures hit by Japan disaster fall out

Sony Ericsson figures hit by Japan disaster fall out

Swedish-Japanese mobile phone manufacturer Sony Ericsson posted a net loss of €50 million ($70 million) for the second quarter on Friday, saying that its supply chain had been hit by the disasters in Japan.

Swedish bearings firm SKF reports profits jump

Swedish bearings firm SKF reports profits jump

Swedish ball-bearings giant SKF on Friday report a hike in second-quarter profit, aided by an improving automotive market.

Stockholm University invests in international students
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Stockholm University invests in international students

Stockholm University is not only one of the largest universities in Scandinavia, with around 50,000 students, but is also generally ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide. That makes it a great choice for prospective students in search of a vibrant and diverse study environment.

Ban pushy parents from games: survey

Ban pushy parents from games: survey

Nine in ten Swedish parents think that pushy “soccer parents” should be barred from their kids’ sporting events if they can’t behave themselves, according to a new study published on Friday.

Ethnic restaurants in Stockholm: a sampler

Ethnic restaurants in Stockholm: a sampler

Looking for some exotic tastes during your trip to the Swedish capital? Contributor Emy Gelb serves up a selection of ethnic restaurants in Stockholm that will be sure to tickle your taste buds.

‘World’s oldest’ wreck found in Swedish Baltic

‘World’s oldest’ wreck found in Swedish Baltic

What looks very much like a cog, a ship used in the Baltic between the 12th and the 14th centuries, has been discovered in the waters between the islands of Gotland and Öland off the east coast of Sweden.

Spotify aims high after US launch

Spotify aims high after US launch

Swedish music streaming service Spotify launched its popular service in the United States on Thursday, its first foray outside Europe, after reaching agreements with the music industry there, the company announced.

Swedish aid money pays off third world debts

Swedish aid money pays off third world debts

The aid organization Diakonia is criticizing the Swedish government for using aid money to pay off old debts that Congo and Togo – two very poor countries - owe Sweden from earlier.

Swedes gunning for France in bronze game

Swedes gunning for France in bronze game

Having lost in the women's World Cup semi-finals, Sweden take on France on Saturday in the third-place play-off with both sides insisting they are going for bronze.

Absent Danish controls greet EU border mission

Absent Danish controls greet EU border mission

A mission of European officials visiting Denmark's controversial border controls on Thursday found no sign of the customs officers deployed earlier this month, the Danish Ritzau news agency reported.