A video look at All Saints in Sweden

A video look at All Saints in Sweden

For anyone curious to know how Swedes mark All Saints (Allhelgonahelg), check out this beautiful video that captures the scene at a cemetery near Stockholm.

‘She didn’t take abuse claims seriously’: sister

‘She didn’t take abuse claims seriously’: sister

In a case that has caused huge reactions across Sweden, the woman who reported her sister and sister's husband to social services for allegedly sexually abusing their daughters has told her version of events.

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Young Swedish workers abandon unions

Only one in three young Swedes are union members, compared to 80 percent in the same age group only 15 years ago, according to a new report.

Helga, the blue lobster, receives police escort

Helga, the blue lobster, receives police escort

Police in western Sweden responded to an unusal call this week when a local fisherman requested a police escort for a rare blue lobster caught off Sweden's west coast.

Swedish woman loses breast after misdiagnosis

Swedish woman loses breast after misdiagnosis

A 32-year-old woman in Gävle in eastern Sweden had her breast removed following a faulty diagnosis, even though her mammogram showed no signs of a tumor.

Nordea defends costly CEO flat purchase

Nordea defends costly CEO flat purchase

Swedish bank Nordea has been embroiled in an executive compensation controversy after it was revealed that the company purchased Danish CEO Christian Clausen a 22.5 million kronor ($3.4 million) flat so he could live in Stockholm.

Finding a fab place for fika with a twist

Finding a fab place for fika with a twist

As the daylight in Stockholm dwindles, finding a place to catch up with friends is all the more important for beating back the winter blues. Luckily, contributor Gwen Ramsey has put together a list of great options for your next fika.

Drug bust reveals poopy diaper surprise

Drug bust reveals poopy diaper surprise

Customs officers acting on a tip about a case of alleged drug smuggling in southern Sweden were surprised to discover a stinking diaper full of baby poo instead of illegal drugs.

King slams Greece over referendum plans

King slams Greece over referendum plans

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has taken a swipe at embattled Greek prime minister George Papandreou for proposing a referendum on a bailout plan to help the debt-laden Greek economy.

Confidence in Juholt falls further: poll

Confidence in Juholt falls further: poll

Only 12 percent of Swedes have confidence in Social Democrat head Håkan Juholt, according to a new poll showing that support for the party is continuing to dwindle.

School sued after pupil bullied on YouTube

School sued after pupil bullied on YouTube

A school in southern Sweden might have to pay damages for failing to help a student who was subjected to kicks, punches and verbal abuse by fellow students for two years.