Sweden ‘less prepared’ than Norway: report

Sweden ‘less prepared’ than Norway: report

Sweden would not be able to mobilize as many ambulance helicopters or specialized medical staff as Norway did during the 2011 attacks, according to a new report by the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen).

‘Doubtful’ if Zlatan can play Brazil friendly

‘Doubtful’ if Zlatan can play Brazil friendly

Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic is doubtful for the midweek international friendly against Brazil because of a bruised foot, the Swedish Football Federation (Svenska Fotbollsförbundet, SvFF) said on Tuesday.

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‘Come to Sweden’: Swedish PR firm to Aleksander Lukashenko

Teddy-drop team invites Lukashenko to Sweden

Teddy-drop team invites Lukashenko to Sweden

The founders of the Swedish PR firm which dropped pro-free speech teddy bears over Belarus have written another open letter to President Alexander Lukashenko, declining his offer of a meeting in Minsk, and instead inviting him to their house in Skåne, southern Sweden.

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Germans speculate over ‘fake’ Swedish author

A new crime thriller called "The Storm", which is allegedly written by a Swedish crime writer called Per Johansson and recently published in Germany, seems to have thrown up at least as many intrigues, malicious plots, and mysteries as it contains.

Several detained after Syrian embassy protest

Several detained after Syrian embassy protest

Some ten people have been arrested after breaking into the Syrian embassy in Danderyd just outside Stockholm on Tuesday morning.

Subsidized student flats ‘not the answer’: minister

Subsidized student flats ‘not the answer’: minister

With Stockholm's student housing crisis level at an all time high, the government is still unwilling to subsidize the building of thousands of new flats in the capital.

Swedish MP dies after battling rare cancer

Swedish MP dies after battling rare cancer

Swedish Moderate MP, editorial writer and author Johnny Munkhammar died on Monday, after suffering from a rare form of cancer for some years.

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State research board spent millions on parties

The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (Stiftelsen för strategisk forskning - SSF) has spent several million kronor reserved for research on parties, with one million kronor going towards the foundation’s 15th birthday celebration.

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Elderly man suspected of murdering wife

An arrest warrant has been issued for a 78-year-old man suspected of murdering his 76-year-old wife, who was found dead in their apartment in Kristinehamn, central Sweden on Monday morning.

Ecuador due to reveal Assange plans ‘this week’

Ecuador due to reveal Assange plans ‘this week’

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said he expects to respond to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's application for political asylum some time this week.