Swedish doc accuses police of misconduct

Swedish doc accuses police of misconduct

Police officers who investigated a doctor accused of the manslaughter of a baby at a Stockholm hospital last year are now themselves facing a misconduct probe over the way they handled the doctor after she was arrested.

Swedish couple fined for neglecting their 53 cats

Swedish couple fined for neglecting their 53 cats

A Swedish couple from southern Stockholm was recently convicted of animal cruelty and forced to pay a fine after keeping a large number of neglected cats in their Stockholm house.

Hospital splashes cash on ‘electro-allergy’ room

Hospital splashes cash on ‘electro-allergy’ room

Falköping hospital in southern Sweden recently spent just under a million kronor ($146,130) to have a room adapted to suit the needs of the "electro-oversensitive", despite the fact that the allergy hasn't been scientifically proven to exist.

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Man jailed for slaying teen on football pitch

A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to twelve years in prison and will be deported from Sweden for murdering a teenager on a Stockholm football pitch last July.

Customs ‘not focused’ on weapons smuggling

Customs ‘not focused’ on weapons smuggling

The Öresund bridge, connecting Sweden and Denmark, has long been known to be an important route for weapons smugglers to get their wares into Sweden. Despite this only seven illegal weapons were seized there over the course of 2011.

File-sharing recognized as a religion in Sweden

File-sharing recognized as a religion in Sweden

Zealous file-sharing enthusiasts in Sweden can now take their beliefs to the next level and join the Church of Kopimism, as the widespread practice has now officially been recognized as a religion.

Missing man was held in abandoned school

Missing man was held in abandoned school

When police found the abducted 25-year old man on Wednesday afternoon, he was being held in a former school building, in the small village of Robertsfors, near Umeå, in the north of Sweden.

‘Turkish Saab’ would stay in Trollhättan: report

‘Turkish Saab’ would stay in Trollhättan: report

If Saab gets Turkish owners, the company will continue to build cars in Trollhättan, according to Turkish company Brightwell Holdings, which recently entered in the competition over the cash-strapped carmaker.

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Seven charged after burning victim with iron

Seven men in Örebro, central Sweden, have been charged with kidnapping and aggravated assault after having tortured a man in Örebro last October, according to a report in local paper Nerikes Allehanda (NA).

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Swedish broadcaster MTG quits Slovenia

Swedish broadcaster Modern Times Group, MTG, said Wednesday it will cancel its Slovenian television channel TV3 and quit the EU country citing the unfavourable media environment there.