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Union backs conductor who kicked girl off train

A union has leapt to the defence of the train conductor who was suspended after throwing an 11-year-old girl off a train on Wednesday because the girl didn't have a ticket.

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Swedish firms report hiring challenge: study

It will probably come as little surprise to anyone trying to find somebody to do some work on their house or office, that Sweden is suffering from an acute shortage of craftsmen, according to a new report.

Red Bull vanquished by Bad Bull in Swedish trademark battle

Red Bull vanquished by Bad Bull in Swedish trademark battle

The long running trademark dispute between beverage company Red Bull and Swedish event organiser Bad Bull Entertainment has finally come to end, forcing Red Bull to retreat with its tail between its legs.

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57 convicted in massive Swedish doping scandal

Fifty-seven people were convicted on Thursday for being part of a massive doping ring in one of the largest criminal cases in Swedish legal history that accrued an estimated 58 million kronor ($9 million) in legal fees.

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Student housing crisis ‘worse than ever’

With record-high enrollment at many Swedish universities this year, the lack of student housing is greater than ever as students look for a place to live at the start of the fall 2011 term.

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Lis, 69, forced to sleep in Swedish hospital toilet

Overcrowding is becoming so serious in Swedish hospitals that in some cases patients are being forced to sleep and eat in rooms described as toilets.

Cycling holidays and travel in Scandinavia
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Cycling holidays and travel in Scandinavia

If you want to see Scandinavia at its best, there’s no more exciting way to do it than to hop on a bike and explore the region’s excellent network of hostels.

Family slams Ryanair after heart attack scare

Family slams Ryanair after heart attack scare

A furious Swedish family has blasted a Ryanair cabin crew after a passenger slipped into cardiac arrest and was just offered a sandwich and soda.

Two Swedes in global paedophile ring

Two Swedes in global paedophile ring

Two Swedish suspects have been identified in a major global paedophile ring spanning 14 countries which has been exposed by the US police.

Linde challenges Ohly for Left Party post

Linde challenges Ohly for Left Party post

The leadership battle for the Left Party has intensified after the party's foreign policy spokesperson Hans Linde announced his intention to challenge current leader Las Ohly for the post.

Malmö overcome nine man Rangers

Malmö overcome nine man Rangers

Malmö FF held out to secure a 1-1 draw in a fiery second leg of their Champions League qualifier against Glasgow Rangers on Wednesday, winning the tie 2-1 on agregate.