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Parents held for ‘forcing demons’ from daughter

Exorcism was the motivation for repeated attacks against a 14 year-old girl from western Sweden who was regularly beaten and burned by her father and stepmother, who wanted to rid the girl of “evil spirits”, prosecutors allege.

Minister: ‘Sweden needs the American dream’

Minister: ‘Sweden needs the American dream’

More individualism is the key to finding new talent, suggests Swedish EU-minister Birgitta Ohlsson, who wants to see more of the American dream in Sweden.

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SAS to lose profits over Spanair bankruptcy

Scandinavian airline SAS warned late Friday its former subsidiary Spanair's decision to file for bankruptcy would hit its results to the tune of 1.7 billion kronor ($252 million).

Man disciplined for comparing baby to Saddam Hussein

Man disciplined for comparing baby to Saddam Hussein

A worker at the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) who told a family of Iraqi asylum seekers that their newborn baby looked like Saddam Hussein will not lose his job over the incident, the agency's disciplinary committee has ruled.

Two men shot in Malmö

Two men shot in Malmö

Two men were shot in central Malmö on the night between Friday and Saturday. The men, both in their twenties, were taken to hospital with bullet wounds that aren't life threatening. A suspect was arrested by police nearby shortly after the incident.