Swedes enjoy four decades of prosperity

Swedes enjoy four decades of prosperity

While Swedish households have seen their wealth grow in the past four decades, many Swedes have seen their debts increase as well, according to new figures.

Stockholm Pride unable to pay its bills

Stockholm Pride unable to pay its bills

The organisers of the annual Stockholm Pride festival is facing an economic crisis due to cost overruns and a new business model.

Family outrage over 90-year-old’s deportation

Family outrage over 90-year-old’s deportation

90-year-old Ganna Chyzhevska, suffering from dementia and heart disease, will be sent back to Ukraine, even though the relatives who want to care for her are living in Sweden.

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Italian politico on trial in Sweden for slapping son

An Italian politician faced a Stockholm court on Tuesday for allegedly hitting his son on the streets of the Swedish capital.

‘Leffe the moose man’ promises elk intimacy

‘Leffe the moose man’ promises elk intimacy

Sweden’s wildlife can be hard to find at the best of times, but luckily, if it's an elk you want to see, a safari park near Stockholm promises to get you so close you might even get a smooch, Oliver Gee discovers.

Billions to stop Sweden’s maths skills slide

Billions to stop Sweden’s maths skills slide

After a nearly decade-long slide in Swedish students' maths skills, the government has decided to invest 2.6 billion kronor ($404.9 million) to raise results in Swedish schools.

Bad interpreters a ‘threat’ to rule of law in Sweden

Bad interpreters a ‘threat’ to rule of law in Sweden

Half of Sweden's courtroom interpreters are so poor that they represent a threat to the functioning of the country's legal system, researchers have warned.

Police probe suspicious mower death

Police probe suspicious mower death

Police in Piteå, in northern Sweden, have opened up an investigation into the death of a man who suffocated when he fell under a rogue lawn mower last year.

Dentist interupts op due to ‘personal problems’

Dentist interupts op due to ‘personal problems’

A dentist in Halmstad in western Sweden called off an operation to remove a patient's wisdom tooth citing personal problems, despite having already made an incision in the woman's gum.

Islamic terrorism is key threat: Swedish police

Islamic terrorism is key threat: Swedish police

Islamic terrorism remains the greatest threat to Sweden, according to Anders Danielsson, head of Sweden's Security Service (Säpo).

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Woman severs tongue of would-be rapist

A man who is suspected of trying to rape a 21-year-old woman in an apartment in Malmö over the weekend was left nursing a partially severed tongue as his would-be victim fought back.