Sjöstedt chosen as new Left Party leader

Sjöstedt chosen as new Left Party leader

Jonas Sjöstedt was chosen to replace Lars Ohly as the new leader of Sweden's Left Party when the congress voted on Friday.

Cheap Swedish beer gives Norway a headache

Cheap Swedish beer gives Norway a headache

Cheaper Swedish alcohol, as well as an increase in beer brought illegally across the border, is giving Norwegian vendors a headache, as manufacturers continue to see a drop in sales.

Tuition fees change Sweden’s student population

Tuition fees change Sweden’s student population

With tuition fees for non-EEA students in effect, the makeup of Sweden’s non-European student population is shifting. The pressure is now on universities to deliver services worth selling, according to contributor Sven Hultberg Carlsson.

Ek the ‘most important man in music’: Forbes

Ek the ‘most important man in music’: Forbes

Swedish music streaming service Spotify’s ground breaking inventor Daniel Ek has been hailed the most important person in the world of music by American journal Forbes.

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Judge falls asleep twice during trial

When one of Stockholm's top civil servants was recently acquitted of invoice fraud, one of the lay judges fell asleep twice during the legal proceedings, causing the prosecutor to question the verdict.

Swedish juniors claim hockey gold

Swedish juniors claim hockey gold

After a 31-year wait and a gut wrenching game, the Swedish Junior National Hockey team are finally world champions, beating Russia 1-0.