Former ‘Swede of the Year’ wanted by Interpol

Former ‘Swede of the Year’ wanted by Interpol

Egyptian-Swedish businessman Refaat el-Sayed, who was once named "Swede of the Year" before being jailed for fraud, is wanted by Interpol for suspected fraud in Egypt.

Mother suspected of killing own infant

Mother suspected of killing own infant

The mother of a two-month old infant who was found dead in a home in a small community near Nyköping in eastern Sweden on Thursday is suspected of killing her own child before injuring herself.

Swede’s deadly cocktail prompts murder claim

Swede’s deadly cocktail prompts murder claim

The family of a 28-year-old Swede who died after drinking a "poison mojito" while holidaying on an Indonesian island wants to warn others about the dangers of downing moonshine-tainted drinks.

More Swedish women addicted to gambling

More Swedish women addicted to gambling

Increasing numbers Swedish women are becoming compulsive gamblers according to a new report, results which have left experts surprised and demanding new regulations.

Swedish team launches UFO retrieval mission

Swedish team launches UFO retrieval mission

A research team set off for northern Sweden on Thursday to get to the bottom a "Ghost Rocket" sighting from 1980 that has been labelled as “the biggest UFO mystery in the world” and which the Swedish military kept classified for years.

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Dead baby found in Nyköping home

A dead infant and a seriously injured woman were found at a home in Nyköping in eastern Sweden on Thursday.

Sweden looks to boost ‘cutting edge’ research

Sweden looks to boost ‘cutting edge’ research

The Swedish government has announced plans to spend three billion kronor ($451 million) for advanced research over the next ten years, explaining the country’s current output lacks a “cutting edge”.

Boy safe after Malmö hostage drama

Boy safe after Malmö hostage drama

A five-year-old boy who was caught up in a hostage situation in Malmö in southern Sweden on Thursday morning is safe after a man who barricaded himself in an apartment emerged voluntarily.

Ecuador doubts a fair US trial for Assange

Ecuador doubts a fair US trial for Assange

Ecuador's president fears Julian Assange would not get a fair trial in the United States and has insisted that Britain and Sweden guarantee they will not extradite the WikiLeaks founder.

Chocolate leads to lower stroke risk in men: study

Chocolate leads to lower stroke risk in men: study

Men who eat chocolate enjoy a lower risk of stroke according to a new Swedish study, which tested 37,000 men and the long-term results of their sweet-toothed habits.

Swedish railways to get 55 billion kronor boost

Swedish railways to get 55 billion kronor boost

The Swedish government on Wednesday announced plans to invest 55 billion kronor ($8.2 billion) to improve its railway network, after a summer marked by a series of technical problems.