Stockholm pub ‘tipping scam’ widens

Stockholm pub ‘tipping scam’ widens

Several Stockholm restaurants are under scrutiny after revelations about more cases of eateries tricking their customers into thinking they are required to leave tips.

Last minute reprieve for 90-year-old deportee

Last minute reprieve for 90-year-old deportee

90-year-old Ganna Chyzhevska's imminent deportation to the Ukraine was stopped last minute by the European Court of Human Rights, pending a new review of the nonagenarian’s case.

Town reeling as police search continues

Town reeling as police search continues

As police continue their search of the area where the 4-year-old boy was found dead on Sunday evening by scouring the location and going from door to door in the neighbourhood near the scene of the crime, the local community is trying to get to grips with what has happened.

Reinfeldt sends lost teddy bear ‘home’ to Belgium

Reinfeldt sends lost teddy bear ‘home’ to Belgium

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt brought a new dimension to Swedish foreign policy recently when he sent a stray teddy bear back to its young owner in Belgium.

Time runs out for 90-year-old deportee

Time runs out for 90-year-old deportee

90-year-old Ganna Chyzhevska, suffering from dementia and heart disease, is scheduled to be deported to Ukraine on Tuesday afternoon, after all efforts by her family to keep her with them in Sweden have failed.

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23 Swedish women guilty in child porn case

All 23 women on trial for possessing and distributing child pornography were convicted by a Swedish court on Tuesday, along with a 43-year-old man believed to be the mastermind behind the network.

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Swedes’ terror trial in Ethiopia delayed

The trial of two Swedish journalists arrested in Ethiopia on suspicions of terror crimes will be delayed until Thursday.

Night shift work boosts MS risk: Swedish study

Night shift work boosts MS risk: Swedish study

Young people who work night shifts end up with a significantly higher risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm have found.

Sneaking a peak at Sweden’s burgeoning wine industry

Sneaking a peak at Sweden’s burgeoning wine industry

While perhaps best known as the home of Absolut vodka, Sweden also boasts a growing selection of wineries, food blogger Maia Brindley Nilsson discovers.

Botswana crash victims were Swiss, not Swedish: travel agency

Botswana crash victims were Swiss, not Swedish: travel agency

Initial reports that three Swedes had been killed in a plane crash in Botswana proved to be false after a travel agency confirmed that the victims were actually from Switzerland.

Swedish shoplifters prefer meat: study

Swedish shoplifters prefer meat: study

Swedes are the worst shoplifting offenders in the Nordic region, costing every resident 779 kronor ($117) per year in higher retail prices, a new study has found.

Advert slammed for portraying women as ‘pure sex objects’

Advert slammed for portraying women as ‘pure sex objects’

The Jack & Jones clothing retailer has been rapped by Sweden's advertising watchdog for a “sexist” ad campaign which utilised scantily clad women to market a line of men's clothing.