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Terror suspect ‘Swede’ held in Kenya was Swiss

The “Swedish” national who was arrested in Kenya on suspicions of having links to the Somali Islamist militia al-Shabaab turned out not to be Swedish at all but Swiss.

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Fire ravages exclusive Stockholm address

The guests at an exclusive hotel in central Stockholm were forced to leave on Tuesday afternoon, with six fire engines currently fighting the blaze in the adjacent building.

Malmö sniper suspect denies murder charges

Malmö sniper suspect denies murder charges

On Tuesday the suspected serial killer Peter Mangs denied the court’s charges of the murder of 20-year-old Trez West Persson and the attempted murder of 22-year-old Xhafer Dani.

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Örebro man held over spying allegations

An African citizen was arrested in central Sweden on Monday on the suspicion of intelligence gathering activities against Sweden's national security.

Swedish teen victim of shopping cart ‘assault’

Swedish teen victim of shopping cart ‘assault’

A Swedish teenage girl, who was shopping at a discount department store in southern Sweden, was allegedly the victim of shopping cart rage when a 40-year-old woman rammed her with her trolley after a perceived insult.

Reinfeldt slammed for ‘ethnic Swedes’ comment

Reinfeldt slammed for ‘ethnic Swedes’ comment

Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt is facing a storm of criticism from several quarters after using the term "ethnic Swedes" in response to a question about Sweden's high level of unemployment.

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Manga images ‘not child porn’: police expert

The Supreme Court (Högsta Domstolen) will discuss a case on Wednesday concerning whether the Japanese manga images found on a man’s computer should be viewed as child porn.

Astra Zeneca slashes 400 more jobs in Sweden

Astra Zeneca slashes 400 more jobs in Sweden

Another 400 jobs will be cut from Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical manufacturer Astra Zeneca, the company has announced, with the majority of the redundancies in Södertälje, south of Stockholm.

Patient blackmails doc after affair turns sour

Patient blackmails doc after affair turns sour

A doctor in southern Sweden has reported a woman to the police after she blackmailed him for over one million kronor ($149,059) following their love affair.

Swedish man charged for Central African slaughter

Swedish man charged for Central African slaughter

A Swedish professional hunter and 10 members of his safari firm have been charged with murder after 13 miners were found dead in the northeast of the country, police said Monday.

Hamrén unveils Sweden’s Euro 2012 line-up

Hamrén unveils Sweden’s Euro 2012 line-up

Swedish coach Eric Hamrén took a gamble on Monday by naming Johan Elmander in his 23-man squad for Euro 2012 despite the veteran striker having broken a bone in his foot on Saturday.