Bildt makes shock Palestinian envoy move

Bildt makes shock Palestinian envoy move

Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt has angered his coalition partners by unilaterally recognising the Palestinian representative in Stockholm as ambassador.

Swedish ‘serial killer’ requests new retrial

Swedish ‘serial killer’ requests new retrial

Convicted serial killer Thomas Quick, who recently retracted confessions for eight murders, has formally petitioned the Court of Appeal for a retrial over the murder of an 11-year-old boy in 2001.

Swedish court rejects Saab restructuring

Swedish court rejects Saab restructuring

Vänersborg district court in western Sweden has rejected beleaguered carmaker Saab Automobile's applications for restructuring. Chairperson and CEO Victor Muller responded by declaring the firm's intention to appeal

Pirated movies traced to Swedish film body

Pirated movies traced to Swedish film body

The Swedish Film Institute (SFI) is facing filesharing allegations after an anti-piracy company traced films that had appeared on filesharing site The Pirate Bay to an IP address at the Institute.

Greens back Moderate Party cooperation

Greens back Moderate Party cooperation

A vast majority of leading Green Party municipal and county councillors would consider forming a government with either the Moderates and the Social Democrats, according to a new survey by the Dagens Samhälle daily.

Lund ‘slave auction’ prompts police probe

Lund ‘slave auction’ prompts police probe

One person is suspected of hate speech in connection a party at Lund University in April featuring the sale of "slaves" complete with blackened faces and ropes around their necks.

Worker workouts work: Swedish study

Worker workouts work: Swedish study

Working out during office hours can lead to higher productivity for companies, according to a Swedish study carried out by researchers at Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet.

Sweden mulls ban on boob job jabs

Sweden mulls ban on boob job jabs

Swedish medical authorities are considering banning injections to enhance the size of women's breasts due to concerns that the substance used makes it hard to detect breast cancer.

Borg: time to ‘pressure’ Italy and Greece

Borg: time to ‘pressure’ Italy and Greece

Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg called on Wednesday for more pressure on debt-ridden Greece and Italy to straighten out their floundering public finances.

Sweden mourns death of beloved hockey star

Sweden mourns death of beloved hockey star

Grief stricken Swedish ice hockey players and fans expressed their sorrow over the death of national team goaltender Stefan Liv, who was killed in a plane crash in Russia that decimated the Lokomotiv ice hockey team.