‘Cars will be built in Trollhättan’: Saab buyers

‘Cars will be built in Trollhättan’: Saab buyers

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the new buyers of Saab, said on Wednesday that they want to continue to build cars in Trollhättan and that they will be recruiting a number of engineers to be able to establish themselves as one of the leading manufacturers of electric cars.

Sweden footballers in ‘naked’ training outrage

Sweden footballers in ‘naked’ training outrage

Sweden's national football club has sparked controversy, including biting comments from Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, after a player was forced to bare his behind during a training session on Tuesday.

‘Be patient’ says Sweden to Colbert’s Twitter plea

‘Be patient’ says Sweden to Colbert’s Twitter plea

The Swedish Institute has responded “not yet” to US comedian Stephen Colbert, who put out a public plea to take over the official Twitter account of Sweden, after the current curator's controversial tweets about Jews.

Stockholm media Master’s helps Brazilian student get PhD place
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Stockholm media Master’s helps Brazilian student get PhD place

Brazilian student Laura Aguir has used her Master’s in Media and Communications from Stockholm University to earn a position studying for a PhD in Belfast.

Saab bought by electric car consortium

Saab bought by electric car consortium

Saab bankruptcy administrators on Wednesday confirmed the purchase of Saab by National Electric Vehicle Sweden (Nevs) during a press conference at Saab headquarters in Trollhättan, southern Sweden.

Man beats breastfeeding wife for being ‘lazy’

Man beats breastfeeding wife for being ‘lazy’

A 26-year-old man from Helsingborg, in southern Sweden, has been sentenced to prison after severely whipping his wife with electrical cables when she chose to nurse their daughter instead of preparing him a snack.

‘No margin for error’ in England clash: Källström

‘No margin for error’ in England clash: Källström

Swedish midfielder Kim Källström warned that Sweden must come away with at least a draw against England in their Euro 2012 clash in Kiev on Friday if the squad is to have any hope of advancing from Group D.

Melodifestivalen: an expat parent’s gateway to Swedish culture

Melodifestivalen: an expat parent’s gateway to Swedish culture

As Eurovision 'Euphoria' gives way to Euro 2012 football fever, US-native and parent Rebecca Ahlfeldt reflects on how embracing Melodifestivalen is like walking through Sweden's secret cultural door.

19-year-old rotten meat sold in Swedish shops

19-year-old rotten meat sold in Swedish shops

Canned meat from 1993 has been relabelled and resold in Swedish shops despite being rotten and severely lacking in nutritional value, according to a report in newspaper Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) on Wednesday.

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Six jailed for Lithuanian sex trafficking ring

Six men on trial for trafficking Lithuanian women to Sweden and selling them for sex were sentenced to prison on Tuesday for running an elaborate trafficking and pimping operation estimated to have generated one million kronor ($141,000) in only ten months.

91-year-old ‘deportee’ gets Swedish residency

91-year-old ‘deportee’ gets Swedish residency

A 91-year-old woman from Ukraine who was facing deportation from Sweden has received her permanent Swedish residency, after authorities claimed new information suggested she was "too sick to fly".

‘I wanted to show support to Yulia’: Swedish host

‘I wanted to show support to Yulia’: Swedish host

A Swedish TV-host caused a stir during Sweden's first game of the Euro 2012 football tournament when she sported the same hairstyle as Ukraine's jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, in what she later labelled as an act of support.