Swedish seniors stay active through exercise

Swedish seniors stay active through exercise

Swedish senior citizens, some well into their 90s, are staying fit and active by taking up regular exercise even long after reaching retirement age, the AFP's Pia Ohlin reports.

Sweden braces for EU-induced egg boom

Sweden braces for EU-induced egg boom

A ban on bare cages for egg-laying poultry, which comes into effect in the new year, could mean an egg boom for Sweden if the demand rises quicker than the European poultry farmers have time to adjust.

Fees bury Swedish unis in added work: report

Fees bury Swedish unis in added work: report

The new fees for non-European students at Swedish universities have created a workload disproportionate to the number of fee-paying students, according to a new report from the National Agency for Higher Education (Högskoleverket).

Facebook trumps sex for Google-happy Swedes

Facebook trumps sex for Google-happy Swedes

Pancakes, pop heartthrob Justin Bieber, and plain old questions about the time of day, kept Swedes busy on Google in 2011, Google Sweden said on Wednesday in presenting its trend lists for the most searched for topics of the year in Sweden.

Knutby nanny who killed lover’s wife set free

Knutby nanny who killed lover’s wife set free

Sara Svensson, the nanny convicted of killing the wife of a pastor with whom she was having an affair, in the village of Knutby, eastern Sweden, in 2004, has been ordered released from institutional psychiatric care.

Texas, 4, strangled by 10-year-old boy: police

Texas, 4, strangled by 10-year-old boy: police

A 10-year-old child was behind the death of 4-year-old Texas in Ljungby in south central Sweden, according to police who on Wednesday announced that that the crime has been solved.

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Shock deportation leaves Swedish town reeling

A village in northern Sweden is in shock after all five members of a local family that had lived in the community for ten years were apprehended by police on Tuesday morning and deported to Armenia.

Two dead after bus collides with truck

Two dead after bus collides with truck

Two people are dead and several others injured following a collision between a truck and a bus in central Sweden on Wednesday morning.

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Officer sacked for email threat to ‘hunt’ Reinfeldt

A 47-year-old officer in the Swedish military reserves, upset about high energy prices, has been sacked after sending a threatening email to prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt suggesting it was time to hunt down politicians.

Swedish prof ‘insinuates’ Israel tie to Breivik attack

Swedish prof ‘insinuates’ Israel tie to Breivik attack

A Swedish academic has come under fire in Norway after writing an article suggesting that Israel played a part in the July 22nd massacre carried out by Anders Behring Breivik that claimed 77 lives.

Dewani’s life ‘at risk’ if extradited: lawyer

Dewani’s life ‘at risk’ if extradited: lawyer

The life of a British businessman accused of killing his Swedish bride on their honeymoon in Cape Town could be put at risk if he is extradited to South Africa, his High Court appeal heard Tuesday.