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Swedish men soon in the majority

Centuries of female dominance in population statistics will be broken within the next four years. In 2015 the surplus of women in Sweden will be turned to a male surplus.

Sacked senior civil servants pull high salaries: report

Sacked senior civil servants pull high salaries: report

Seven senior civil servants who left their positions prematurely are now working with various investigative assignments in government offices, pocketing monthly salaries of between 65,000 and 123,000 kronor ($9,500-18,000).

New treatment discovered for severe form of skin cancer

New treatment discovered for severe form of skin cancer

A capsule can shrink tumors formed by advanced basal cell carcinoma. This is the first effective treatment that has been found for the severe form of skin cancer. Without treatment, the tumors have risked becoming life-threatening.

Fine weather aids oil spill clean-up

Fine weather aids oil spill clean-up

Clean-up work following the oil spill off Sweden's west coast was helped by good weather conditions, and on Saturday evening roughly 35 tonnes of oil had been taken out of the water at Tjörn, an island north of Gothenburg.

Sigtuna pastor calls for society to ‘listen’

Sigtuna pastor calls for society to ‘listen’

After the memorial held on Saturday for the two murdered boys in Sigtuna, north of Stockholm, pastor Ann-Marie Johansson called for more communication.