Google sued by Swedish photo agency

Google sued by Swedish photo agency

Swedish picture agency Scanpix is suing search engine giant Google for around 5 million kronor ($753,000) for what the agency claims is unauthorized use of its images.

‘Racism’ ruins Iranians’ Sweden dog sled jaunt

‘Racism’ ruins Iranians’ Sweden dog sled jaunt

A Swedish dog sledder's perceived racist insults ruined a recent reunion of Iranian graduates in Kiruna and left their Sweden-based host "ashamed" of inviting her friends to the country.

French complaint filed over Ikea spy claims

French complaint filed over Ikea spy claims

A French union on Thursday lodged a formal legal complaint against Swedish furniture giant Ikea accusing it of illegally spying on staff and customers, legal sources said.

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Brain-damaged woman held for being ‘drunk’

A brain-damaged woman who was thrown into a jail cell on suspicion of being drunk has filed a complaint against local police in Gävle in eastern Sweden.

Gang of thieving Swedish elk caught in the act

Gang of thieving Swedish elk caught in the act

A family of mischievous elk have been photographed breaking into a barn in northern Sweden, providing the farmer an unexpected explanation as to why his horse food kept disappearing.

Sweden to outlaw pics taken by Peeping Toms

Sweden to outlaw pics taken by Peeping Toms

Using camera-equipped smartphones to take compromising pictures of people without their knowledge will be punishable with jail time, according to a proposal from the Swedish government.

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Missing Swede found barefoot and freezing

A 58-year-old man from southern Sweden who had been missing since Monday was found on Wednesday evening far from his home, claiming to have been abducted.

Sweden beats Croatia 3-1

Sweden beats Croatia 3-1

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Sebastian Larsson starred for Sweden in their well deserved 3-1 win over Croatia in an international friendly on Wednesday.

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Four fined for buying stolen clothes on the net

Four Swedish women on Wednesday lost their appeal and will be forced to pay fines after buying what turned out to be stolen clothes on Swedish internet auction site Tradera.

‘Sweden needs 60-80 new fighter jets’: military

‘Sweden needs 60-80 new fighter jets’: military

Sweden will need 60-80 new Gripen fighter jets in order to replace its ageing fighter fleet, Swedish military said on Wednesday, handing a report to the government flagging for a replacement scheme to begin in 2020.