Suspicious bag shuts down Swedish airport

Suspicious bag shuts down Swedish airport

Air traffic at Gothenburg's Landvetter airport in western Sweden was halted on Sunday afternoon after the discovery of a bag with suspicious-looking contents.

Star of Bergman films dies in Sweden

Star of Bergman films dies in Sweden

Swedish actor, writer and director Erland Josephson, star of several of world renowned film director Ingmar Bergman's films, has died at the age of 88, his family told national radio station Sveriges Radio (SR).

Spring on the way to Sweden: expert

Spring on the way to Sweden: expert

Spring has arrived at last to Sweden's southern-most region Skåne, and other areas of the country are awakening as well, with such signs of spring as startled butterflies and the yearnful cooing of hormonal pigeons, according to the Swedish Museum of Natural History (Naturhistoriska riksmuseet).

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Record high number of flu cases in Sweden

The number of flu cases reported in Sweden last week was at an all-time high, with some 100,000 simultaneous sufferers, according to estimates from the Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control (Smittskyddsinstitutet).

Swedish man dead in US airport car crash

Swedish man dead in US airport car crash

A Swedish man is believed to have died in a runway car crash, in an accident that occurred at Tracy Municipal Airport in California on Thursday.

‘It was just like Bambi’: elk rescuer

‘It was just like Bambi’: elk rescuer

Slippery ice proved a challenge for elk in Sweden this weekend, with two similar dramatic incidents with calves stuck on ice occurring on Saturday.