Swedes fail at EPT Madrid
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Swedes fail at EPT Madrid

The European Poker Tour stop in Madrid was a disappointment for Sweden, with not a single Swedish player making the money in the tournament.

Sweden approves divisive EU data directive

Sweden approves divisive EU data directive

Sweden's parliament voted in favour of the controversial EU data retention directive following a spirited debate on Wednesday, as some internet providers touted new measures to protect their customers' privacy.

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Men jailed for ‘accidental’ umbilical cord theft

Three men have been convicted after a witness saw them breaking into an apartment in southern Stockholm, whereupon the burglars filled their pockets with valuables – and an umbilical cord.

Saudis toured ‘top secret’ Swedish army bunker

Saudis toured ‘top secret’ Swedish army bunker

The Swedish government approved a tour by a delegation from Saudi Arabia to a top secret military facility outside of Stockholm after the Armed Forces initially rejected the visit.

Big baby girls become fat mums: Swedish study

Big baby girls become fat mums: Swedish study

A study in Uppsala has concluded that overweight baby girls are more likely to become obese women, who in turn are more likely to have obese babies.

Swedish MP charged with drugs offences

Swedish MP charged with drugs offences

Independent Swedish MP William Petzäll, who left the Sweden Democrats amidst a battle with substance abuse, has been charged with drugs crimes.

Sweden’s foreign tourist figures fail to impress

Sweden’s foreign tourist figures fail to impress

Foreign tourists continue to visit Sweden, but not in the numbers expected by experts, who been forced to dial down their expectations for the future of Swedish tourism.

Volvo confirms Jeremy Lin endorsement deal

Volvo confirms Jeremy Lin endorsement deal

American basketball star Jeremy Lin has officially signed a deal with Swedish car manufacturer Volvo, with the company hoping he will boost interest in their products among Chinese car buyers.

Inmates tortured prisoner with potato peeler

Inmates tortured prisoner with potato peeler

Four inmates at a Swedish prison are suspected of using a television set, a broken plate, and a potato peeler to "torture" a fellow prisoner as part of an attempted extortion scheme.

Pirate Bay to launch fleet of ‘aerial server drones’

Pirate Bay to launch fleet of ‘aerial server drones’

Swedish file sharing site The Pirate Bay has said it wants to launch its servers into the skies using GPS-controlled drone aircraft in a bid to avoid further crackdowns on illegal file sharing.

Swedish study warns of greenhouse gas threat

Swedish study warns of greenhouse gas threat

Greenhouse gases are on track for inflicting costs of nearly $2 trillion annually in damage to the oceans by 2100, according to a Swedish study published on Wednesday.