Swedish cop sacked and fined for flashing staff

Swedish cop sacked and fined for flashing staff

A police chief in southern Sweden found guilty of sexually molesting several women, after he allegedly exposed himself to them and touched their breasts, at a police station in Malmö has lost his job and will be forced to pay a hefty fine.

iPad-hungry Swedes make tablet sales double

iPad-hungry Swedes make tablet sales double

Sales of Apple’s iPad and other tablet computers have more than doubled in the past year in Sweden, where tablets are now selling better than ordinary desktop computers.

Man charged with abuse of disabled students

Man charged with abuse of disabled students

A teaching assistant who allegedly sexually molested students 15 times at a school for children with learning difficulties in Sweden was charged on Wednesday.

Twitter storm over ‘official’ Swedish breasts

Twitter storm over ‘official’ Swedish breasts

A Swedish woman serving as the curator of Sweden's official Twitter account has posted pictures of herself breastfeeding and whipped up an online storm just days after her takeover of the account.

Charles and Camilla hit Stockholm

Charles and Camilla hit Stockholm

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive in Sweden shortly after lunch on Thursday, after spending a few days in Norway on their official trip to Scandinavia.

Criminal probe into ‘secret’ Saudi arms plant

Criminal probe into ‘secret’ Saudi arms plant

Swedish prosecutors have launched a preliminary criminal investigation into suspicions that a Swedish military agency may have broken the law in connection with plans to help build a weapons plant in Saudi Arabia.

Snowmobile hunters run over wolverine five times

Snowmobile hunters run over wolverine five times

Two men who deliberately killed a wolverine by repeatedly running it over with their snowmobile faced a court on Wednesday over allegations of aggravated hunting crimes and animal cruelty.

placeholder image

Swedish school asks kids to translate ‘Negro’

A class of 13-year-olds at a Gothenburg school were given the word “negro” (neger) and “negroes” to translate as part of their English language education, which some of the students have found inappropriate.

Authorities lay Nobel Peace Prize probe to rest

Authorities lay Nobel Peace Prize probe to rest

A probe into the conduct of the Nobel Foundation following criticism of some of its choices for the Nobel Peace Prize has been dismissed, Swedish authorities said on Wednesday.

placeholder image

Swedish cops fooled by student ‘sniper’

Armed men were spotted on a roof in central Sweden on Wednesday afternoon, prompting five police cars to rush to the scene only to discover the supposed sniper was part a group of eager media students shooting a film.