Tax agency: ‘Divorce to change name’

Tax agency: ‘Divorce to change name’

Swedish name laws have been slammed as ”ridiculous” after a couple in Örebro in central Sweden were told the best way to ensure they all share one family name would be to get divorced.

Swedes warned of Danish sex jaunt risks

Swedes warned of Danish sex jaunt risks

Swedish men travelling to Copenhagen to partake of the Danish capital's plethora of sex clubs, massage parlours and swinger clubs have been warned that they face a heightened risk of being infected with sexually transmitted diseases.

Immigrant in Sweden: a lifelong label?

Immigrant in Sweden: a lifelong label?

Despite being born in Sweden or having lived most of their lives in Sweden, the children of immigrant parents sometimes contend that they will never be viewed as “Swedes”, but will instead always be thought of as immigrants. What do you think?

Healthcare firm denies letting old man die alone

Healthcare firm denies letting old man die alone

Healthcare provider Carema, recently ditched by the City of Stockholm after a series of revelations of suspected neglect, has denied reports that staff left a dementia patient to die alone.

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‘Missing’ Swedish teen was held by police

Swedish mother Marie had to wait five days to find out that the police had arrested her 18-year-old son, by which time she had already reported him as a missing person.

Northern Sweden hails Russian ‘invasion’

Northern Sweden hails Russian ‘invasion’

Sorsele municipality, in northern Sweden, are overjoyed in the continued interest in the area, after receiving over 900 applications from enthusiastic Russian families keen to move there.

‘Bag of groceries’ named Christmas gift of 2011

‘Bag of groceries’ named Christmas gift of 2011

When Santa's sleigh departs after having completed its Christmas rounds of Swedish households this year he will have deposited bags of groceries complete with recipes, according to a prediction from the HUI Research (formerly the Swedish Retail Institute).

‘Extraditing dual-citizen Swedes should be easier’

‘Extraditing dual-citizen Swedes should be easier’

It should be easier for Swedish citizens who are also citizens of other countries to be extradited to states outside the European Union, a government inquiry charged with reviewing Sweden's extradition law has concluded.

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Teen girl raped in central Stockholm park

A 16-year-old girl was attacked and raped by two unknown men in a public park in central Stockholm on Monday evening.

Sweden to play England to open Swedbank Arena

Sweden to play England to open Swedbank Arena

England will take on Sweden in a friendly next year to mark the opening of a new national stadium in Stockholm.