Cricket in Sweden: Q&A with Shahzeb Choudhry

Cricket in Sweden: Q&A with Shahzeb Choudhry

The Local's Salomon Rogberg talks to Shahzeb Choudry of the Swedish Cricket Federation to review the state of the wicket in the Swedish cricketing world.

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Norwegian boy suspected of Örebro rape

A Norwegian boy participating in a football tournament in Örebro, in central Sweden, is suspected of rape, while two teammates are suspected of sexually harassing three girls.

Gotland pic voted top in NASA ‘Earth as Art’ poll

Gotland pic voted top in NASA ‘Earth as Art’ poll

The Swedish Baltic Sea island of Gotland came first in a survey to elect the best picture taken from US space agency NASA's Landsat program, which celebrated its 40th anniversary this week.

Swedes slow to cash in on electric car subsidy

Swedes slow to cash in on electric car subsidy

The Swedish government's electric car subsidy has done little to stimulate sales of the environmentally-friendly vehicles, new figures published by the Dagens Nyheter (DN) daily show.

Swedish bikini girl’s buxom body goes viral

Swedish bikini girl’s buxom body goes viral

On Wednesday a 20-year-old Swedish woman posted a photo of herself wearing a bikini, by Friday afternoon the picture had generated over 70,000 likes, almost 4,000 comments, and over 2,300 emailed responses.

Swedish youth politician detained in Cuba

Swedish youth politician detained in Cuba

Aron Modig, the Swedish youth politician involved in the car crash that killed Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya remains in Havana and it is unclear when Cuban authorities will let him leave, the Swedish foreign ministry said Friday.

Sweden’s H&M to shut Hong Kong store

Sweden’s H&M to shut Hong Kong store

Swedish fashion retailer H&M has announced that it is closing its flagship downtown Hong Kong store due to high levels of rents being demanded in the city.

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Swedish couple in the clear after lakeside romp

A Swedish couple has been told that they will not face charges of sexual molestation after having had sexual intercourse in the broad daylight near a popular family swimming spot in Säffle in central Sweden on Wednesday.

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Gunman shoots himself after police chase

A man who shot at his wife and her daughter, set alight to the family home and then fled from police in western Sweden on Friday morning, finally turned his hunting rifle on himself is now in hospital recovering from gun shot wounds.

‘Super-Jas’ costlier than expected: report

‘Super-Jas’ costlier than expected: report

The Swedish Armed Forces will have to cut back on billions of kronor by next year if they want to afford putting the new super jet JAS Gripen into production, according to a report by national broadcaster Sveriges Radio (SR).

Man steals dog, drags it to death after car

Man steals dog, drags it to death after car

Police in county Småland in southern Sweden are searching for a man in his fifties who tied a dog to his car and dragged it after his vehicle for over an hour.