Swedish police: white van child-snatchers ‘an urban myth’

Swedish police: white van child-snatchers ‘an urban myth’

Swedish police have confirmed that rumours of a man driving around in a white van seeking to snatch kids from schools in the Stockholm areas is nothing more than an 'urban myth'.

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Man charged for ‘trying to set in-laws on fire’

A 28-year-old man who stood for the Green Party at the 2010 election, has been charged, along with his 26-year-old girlfriend, for trying to murder his parents-in-law by setting alight to their apartment.

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Girl awakes ‘unscathed’ after ice fall drama

A six-year-old girl who was rescued by her mother after becoming trapped under ice in a creek in southern Sweden last week has awoken after her extended ordeal apparently unhurt.

Saab administrator: ‘the patient is dead’

Saab administrator: ‘the patient is dead’

Saab's bankruptcy administrator said at a press conference on Saturday that the company is dead but continues to bleed, while retaining hope that a buyer can be found.

Social Democrats plumb new poll depths

Social Democrats plumb new poll depths

As the Social Democrats begin the search for a new leader after Håkan Juholt's resignation, an opinion poll conducted prior to the dramatic events on Saturday shows the party at its lowest ebb since the 1960s.