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Swedes arrest three men over Spain murder

Swedish police said on Monday they had arrested three Romanians suspected of murdering an elderly woman during a robbery in Spain.

Swedish lesbians forced to pay more for sperm

Swedish lesbians forced to pay more for sperm

Artificial insemination costs vary widely across Sweden, forcing some same-sex couples to pay significantly more than heterosexual couples who save thousands of kronor by bringing their own sperm.

Borg promises restraint as stocks head south

Borg promises restraint as stocks head south

Sweden's finance minister Anders Borg on Monday promised a "cautious" economic policy as he commented on turbulence in global stock markets. Trading in Stockholm meanwhile nosedived as a mid-morning rally ran out of steam.

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‘Old-timer gang’ faces Swedish court

Monday saw the start of the trial against the so-called Old–timer gang (Gubbligan), facing charges for aggravated robberies in southern Sweden between 2007 and 2010.

Supreme Court declines honour killing case

Supreme Court declines honour killing case

The Supreme Court of Sweden (Högsta Domstolen) will not re-open the Högsby honour killing case, the court announced on Monday.

New York designer exploits ‘Stockholm Syndrome’

New York designer exploits ‘Stockholm Syndrome’

Aniv von Borche, a 23-year-old bona fide New York-based designer attending the Stockholm Fashion Week which opens on Monday, tells contributor Caroline Bursell of how he aims to bring a "dose of different" to encourage Swedes out of what he calls their "fashion shell".

Fake digs fool flat hunting students

Fake digs fool flat hunting students

Flat-hunting students in Sweden have been swindled into forking out cash for accommodation that doesn’t exist, causing one housing site to issue a warning to its users.

Stockholm stock market in shaky opening

Stockholm stock market in shaky opening

As expected the Stockholm stock exchange opened sharply down on Monday although after an hour's trading had rebounded into positive territory.

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Kidnapped Swede found with captors in lay-by

Five men barged into a flat in the Rosengård suburb of Malmö, in the south of Sweden, early on Monday morning kidnapping one man after incapacitating two others.

‘Sweden will be affected by the crisis’: experts

‘Sweden will be affected by the crisis’: experts

Swedish experts say Sweden won't avoid being affected by the turbulent world economy and on Sunday financial spokesperson for the Social Democrats, Tommy Waidelich, said that he wants to gather the Riksdag’s financial committee to discuss the situation.

German tourists ‘missing’ in Sweden paddle back to safety

German tourists ‘missing’ in Sweden paddle back to safety

A German family touring south eastern Sweden was surprised on Sunday to find their camp-site teeming with police after a misunderstanding with camping ground staff caused a police search action.