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Military ‘can’t rule out’ sighting was foreign sub

The Swedish Armed Forces said Thursday that it can't rule out the possibility that a submarine from a foreign power was behind suspicious activity detected in the Gothenburg archipelago in September.

Fashion ‘frenzy’ greets H&M Versace release

Fashion ‘frenzy’ greets H&M Versace release

Masses of people were lined up outside Swedish H&M stores at the release of the Versace collection on Thursday, with guards having to intervene when frenzied fashionistas tried to jump the queue.

Girlfriend turns in coke-snorting cop after call to prostitute

Girlfriend turns in coke-snorting cop after call to prostitute

A police officer with the narcotics unit of the Gothenburg police department is facing drugs charges after his girlfriend turned him in when she became annoyed that the cocaine-snorting cop tried to phone a prostitute.

EU court comment ‘positive’ for file-sharers

EU court comment ‘positive’ for file-sharers

Swedish researchers have described comments by an official from the European Court of Justice on Thursday as being positive for file-sharers, while others have claimed that they give support to intellectual property rights legislation.

Ljungberg on Zlatan book claims: ‘I pity him’

Ljungberg on Zlatan book claims: ‘I pity him’

Former Swedish international and Arsenal star Freddie Ljungberg has responded to claims made by Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in his recently published autobiography that Ljungberg was a “prima donna”.

Swedish uni sacks man over pro-Breivik blog

Swedish uni sacks man over pro-Breivik blog

A 45-year-old trainee at the Mid Sweden University (Mittuniversitetet) has been sacked after his employers found out he was writing a racist blog during working hours.

Two arrested in Poland for ‘brutal’ farm killings

Two arrested in Poland for ‘brutal’ farm killings

Two people wanted for the brutal slaying of an elderly farming couple outside of Alingsås in western Sweden have been arrested in Poland.

Swedish soldiers to be trained in climbing trees

Swedish soldiers to be trained in climbing trees

A Swedish airborne unit has decided to let soldiers take part in a course in advanced tree climbing, saying that the need to salvage unmanned drones from treetops requires them to be skilled climbers.

Abdulwahab ‘called Iraq’ before Stockholm bomb

Abdulwahab ‘called Iraq’ before Stockholm bomb

Taimour Abdulwahab called a mobile telephone in Iraq the same day that he blew himself up in Stockholm, and received 60,000 kronor ($8,800) from backers in Scotland, according to British prosecutors.

Eight arrested in Gothenburg casino raid

Eight arrested in Gothenburg casino raid

Eight people were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of embezzlement at Casino Cosmopol in Gothenburg. Seven of the group are employed at the state-owned casino.

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Female students have more sex partners: study

Female university students in Sweden have twice as many sex partners than they did ten years ago, according to a new survey by the student health service at Uppsala University, while condom use is on the decline.