Social Democrats open to Centre-Liberal coaction

Social Democrats open to Centre-Liberal coaction

The Social Democrats said Saturday that they are opening up for future collaboration with the Liberals and the Centre Party before the election in 2014.

Pregnant mothers in for a long wait: report

Pregnant mothers in for a long wait: report

Pregnant women in the south of Sweden may have to wait more than half their pregnancy for all the required tests and screens to be administered, adding further anxiety to an already delicate state, according to regional newspaper Sydsvenskan.

‘Butts should be next’: city councillor

‘Butts should be next’: city councillor

Sweden's controversial littering law is under fire after local authorities have reported no change in garbage left in public places since it came into effect in July. Critical voices are now calling for a sharpening of the rules, according to a report in daily Dagens Nyheter (DN).

Swedish girl zapped by lightning twice

Swedish girl zapped by lightning twice

A 12-year-old girl in Gothenburg was struck by lightning twice while taking a shower during a thunderstorm on Wednesday evening.

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Swift storm catches sailors off-guard

A quick-moving storm rocked the archipelago in Stockholm, spurring difficult problems in its wake for many leisure sailors.

Sweden’s military gaffe exposes large gap

Sweden’s military gaffe exposes large gap

Efforts to bulk up Sweden's military defense suffered another blow as the number of recruits was mistakenly inflated nine times the slim reality.