Peevish pet spreads fear in Malmö neighbourhood

Peevish pet spreads fear in Malmö neighbourhood

Police in southern Sweden, who were called out to apprehend a loose dog that was reportedly terrorizing a neighbourhood in the Käglinge district of Malmö, were surprised to find that the aggressive canine was a Chihuahua.

Bildt ‘worried’ about UN withdrawal from Syria

Bildt ‘worried’ about UN withdrawal from Syria

The UN's decision to pull back an observer force from Syria is "very worrying," Foreign Minister Carl Bildt told the TT news agency. The decision underlines the international community's inability to stem the violence, which continued to claim victims on Friday.

Sweden still ‘vague’ on topless sunbathing laws

Sweden still ‘vague’ on topless sunbathing laws

As France and Spain’s laws against topless sunbathing continue to sting eager sun-seekers, Swedish laws reflect a more vague approach to the beachstyle choice.

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Foreign diplomats owe huge parking fine debt

Foreign diplomats’ habits of parking on cycle paths and near bus stops have amassed almost 600 unpaid parking tickets so far this year, with the total amount of unpaid fines for the year reaching over 400,000 kronor ($59,642).

Hobbit-village planned for Stockholm island

Hobbit-village planned for Stockholm island

An entire hobbit-like village will be built in the archipelago of Stockholm, on the island of Muskö, for people to live in just like the English author J.R.R. Tolkien's character Bilbo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings.

Only one in four Swedes ‘trusts’ school policy

Only one in four Swedes ‘trusts’ school policy

Only one in four Swedes has confidence in the Sweden’s school policies, according to a new survey, something experts put down to the recently changed schooling system.

Sweden’s first ever ‘tiny’ mouse deer born in zoo

Sweden’s first ever ‘tiny’ mouse deer born in zoo

A mouse deer, one of the world's smallest in the deer species, has been born at a Swedish wildlife park, after having been specially bred for conservation purposes.

Sweden’s Ipred law had little effect: report

Sweden’s Ipred law had little effect: report

A recent review of Sweden's controversial Ipred law, giving copyright owners the right to request IP-addresses of suspected illegal file sharers, shows that there were only eleven cases between 2009 and 2012.

US denies pressuring UK in Assange case

US denies pressuring UK in Assange case

The United States said Thursday it was not involved in the international row over WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange, denying charges it was pressuring Britain to seize him.

Uppsala man charged with exploiting 60 girls

Uppsala man charged with exploiting 60 girls

The trial of a Swedish man accused of sexually exploiting nearly 60 young girls he met online through a photo-sharing website opened Thursday in the central city of Uppsala.