Muslim man kicked off train for praying

Muslim man kicked off train for praying

A devout Muslim was kicked off a train bound for Flen, south of Stockholm, in May, after failing to show his ticket to the conductor as he was deep in prayer.

‘Full truth’ in Zlatan’s autobiography

‘Full truth’ in Zlatan’s autobiography

Sweden’s arguably biggest football star of all times, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, is releasing a biography of his journey from a troubled Swedish suburb, to the very top of world football.

Couple’s drive blocked by 20 tonnes of fish

Couple’s drive blocked by 20 tonnes of fish

A family in Munkedal north of Gothenburg was surprised on Wednesday to find the narrow gravel driveway leading up to their house blocked by a massive truck carrying 20 tonnes of fish.

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ECB cuts a ‘risky’ strategy: Swedish expert

Following the news that the European Central Bank unexpectedly cut its prime interest rate, Swedish experts are questioning the strategy.

Court amends charges against jailed Swedes

Court amends charges against jailed Swedes

The charges against the two jailed Swedish journalists in Ethiopia will be changed from participating in terrorism to just supporting terrorism, the Ethiopian court announced on Thursday.

Pro-wolf politician attacked in his home

Pro-wolf politician attacked in his home

A local politician in northern Sweden, openly opposed to excessive wolf hunting, was hospitalized on Tuesday night after being knocked out by a rock thrown through his bedroom window.

Apologetic thief nabbed by police mid-robbery

Apologetic thief nabbed by police mid-robbery

A man from southern Sweden was apprehended by police after trying to rob a Seven Eleven store with a knife and a handwritten note, apologizing in advance for any inconvenience.

Japanese clothes giant to rival H&M in Sweden

Japanese clothes giant to rival H&M in Sweden

The Japanese retail giant Uniqlo might be taking on Swedish cheap n´chic brand H&M on its own territory as the company is said to be looking for premises in the heart of Stockholm's shopping district.

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Boy, 17, charged for sex with 13-year-old girl

A 17-year-old boy from southern Sweden has been charged with child rape after having sex with a 13-year-old girl who consented to the act but later regretted her decision to sleep with the boy.

Assange ‘won’t get a fair trial’ in Sweden: lawyer

Assange ‘won’t get a fair trial’ in Sweden: lawyer

Lawyers and the mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday ramped up pressure on the Australian government to intervene over his extradition to Sweden, saying he will not get a fair trial.

Rihanna ‘too ill’ to perform in Stockholm

Rihanna ‘too ill’ to perform in Stockholm

Rihanna failed to take the stage in Sweden for the second time in three nights as exhaustion forced the international pop star to cancel Wednesday night's concert in Stockholm.