Juholt resigns as Social Democrat leader

Juholt resigns as Social Democrat leader

Håkan Juholt on Saturday announced his resignation as leader of the Social Democrats in a hastily called press conference in his home town of Oskarshamn in southern Sweden.

Juholt expected to resign as Social Democrat head

Juholt expected to resign as Social Democrat head

Despite Friday’s announcement by the Social Democrat Executive Committee (Verkställande Utskottet, VU) that embattled leader Håkan Juholt will remain at the helm, many now believe that he will announce his resignation on Saturday afternoon.

Alice and William top Swedish baby names list

Alice and William top Swedish baby names list

Alice reclaimed top spot in the annual Swedish baby names list, with William riding a royal wave to ascend to the throne of top boy names.

Ericsson and ZTE settle patent dispute

Ericsson and ZTE settle patent dispute

Swedish mobile network giant Ericsson and Chinese rival ZTE have settled their patent infringement disputes, Ericsson said in a statement on Friday.

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Swedish court jails Serb over Kosovo war crimes

A Swedish court on Friday sentenced a Serbian man to life behind bars for war crimes in connection with his role in a massacre of 40 people in the village of Cuske in Kosovo in 1999.

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Sweden mulls jail term for forced marriage

Forcing someone into marriage against their will could soon carry a punishment of up to two years imprisonment, according to an inquiry tasked with formulating a law criminalizing the practice under Swedish law.