Consumer watchdog to check water park safety

Consumer watchdog to check water park safety

After several drownings at Swedish water parks are believed to be due to park safety flaws, the incidents have prompted an official investigation by the Swedish Consumer Agency (Konsumentverket).

Gaming industry booming in Sweden

Gaming industry booming in Sweden

Swedish gaming developers are experiencing a boom, as turnover for TV and computer games increased by at least 50 percent last year, according to Per Strömbäck, spokesman for trade organisation Swedish Games Industry.

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Sweden to reject Denmark’s climate plans

Sweden will be going against Denmark's attempt to force all EU countries to decrease energy use. According to Sweden's minister for energy, Anna-Karin Hatt, a reduced usage would damage the country's high-energy industries - mines, steel and paper.

Sweden may be heading for trans fat ban

Sweden may be heading for trans fat ban

Sweden may be moving towards a law limiting industrially produced trans fats in food products, following the lead of several other EU countries.

Machete man goes berserk in Swedish clinic

Machete man goes berserk in Swedish clinic

The man who attacked a woman with a machete last week, injuring her badly, flew into a rage once more on Saturday and attacked the staff of the psychiatric clinic where he's currently being treated, according to local media.