Massive increase in flats for sale

Massive increase in flats for sale

The number of tenant-owner occupied apartments in Sweden is over 50 percent higher this year in comparison with last year, according to new figures published on Tuesday.

Ryanair seeks Sweden expansion

Ryanair seeks Sweden expansion

The Irish low cost airline Ryanair is planning to establish more airport hubs in Sweden, in order to expand operations to include domestic travel within the region.

Sweden warns Syria over dissident harrassment

Sweden warns Syria over dissident harrassment

Sweden and France on Tuesday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime against attacking or intimidating Syrian opposition in exile, amid reports of assaults and threats in several European capitals.

Swedish maternity ward in ‘birth tourism’ push

Swedish maternity ward in ‘birth tourism’ push

Sweden's smallest maternity ward, at Sollefteå hospital in the north of the country, is hoping to reverse the trend of contracting numbers by launching a 'birth tourism' initiative to attract expectant couples from far and wide.

Stockholm hit by bed bug invasion

Stockholm hit by bed bug invasion

The number of cases of reported bed bugs in Sweden have increased by over 800 percent in five years, according to new figures from Swedish pest control agency Anticimex.

Supernova scientists share 2011 physics Nobel

Supernova scientists share 2011 physics Nobel

Three US researchers have been jointly awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics "for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe through observations of distant supernovae".

Volvo Diplomat Sales – more than just selling a car
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Volvo Diplomat Sales – more than just selling a car

If you're a diplomat or have tax-free status at an international organization, a special scheme from Volvo means that you can buy a premium car at favourable prices - and gain many benefits besides.

Borg: Greek budget plan could ‘fall off the rails’

Borg: Greek budget plan could ‘fall off the rails’

Sweden's finance minister Anders Borg warned on Tuesday that Greece is at risk of missing budget targets demanded by international lenders in return for bailout funds.

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Man convicted for attack on driver of riding mower

A 60-year-old man has been sentenced for assaulting the driver of a riding lawnmower the man claimed was making horses in a nearby field in northern Sweden “hysterical”.

King slammed over award to Saudi monarch

King slammed over award to Saudi monarch

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has kicked up a storm of controversy after giving a medal to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah during a recent visit to the country.

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Wrong of guards to stop inmate’s sex act

Staff at a Swedish prison had no right to interrupt an inmate and his girlfriend while they were having sex during an authorised visit simply because the couple's five-month-old daughter was also in the room, Sweden's Parliamentary Ombudsman (Justitieombudsmannen – JO) has ruled.