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Care home staff placed bets on patient’s death

Three workers at a nursing home in Växjö in south central Sweden have been sacked after they were discovered to have placed bets on when one of the patients would die.

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Man fined for Nazi salute

In the second case of its kind in recent months, a man from Småland in southern Sweden has been fined for making Nazi salutes shouting ”Heil Hitler”.

Sweden hit by rise in tick-borne encephalitis

Sweden hit by rise in tick-borne encephalitis

There has been a sharp increase in the number of reported cases of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in Sweden this year, according to the Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control (Smittskyddsinstitutet).

Jokkmokk celebrates world sausage record

Jokkmokk celebrates world sausage record

A record breaking sausage was the star of the show at the start of the annual autumn fair in Jokkmokk, northern Sweden, on Friday.

Saab bonuses upheld despite crisis

Saab bonuses upheld despite crisis

Despite the ongoing crisis surrounding Saab no action will be taken over payouts and bonuses paid to shareholders, following a government audit.