Three men held after attack on refugee centre

Three men held after attack on refugee centre

Three men have been arrested in central Sweden, suspected of smashing windows in an attack on a refugee housing facility on Tuesday. One resident of the centre was injured in the attack.

Swedish woman guilty of shopping cart assault

Swedish woman guilty of shopping cart assault

A 40-year-old woman has been found guilty of assault after shopping cart rage made her smash into the back of a teenage girl with her trolley in retaliation to a perceived insult against her mother.

Three in ten Swedes sit for eight hours a day

Three in ten Swedes sit for eight hours a day

Experts call for further research into the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle after a survey carried out by the Swedish National Institute for Public Health (Folkhälsoinstitutet) revealed that 30 percent of Swedes sit for eight hours a day.

Estelle display prompts new princess pics

Estelle display prompts new princess pics

The Royal Court has released new pictures of 7-month-old Princess Estelle, together with the announcement that a new exhibition about her birth and christening will be opening on Friday.

Benefits cheats defraud Sweden of billions

Benefits cheats defraud Sweden of billions

Hundreds of people may be charged after the Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan) launched an investigation into care assistance fraud, finding suspected cases of human trafficking and serious crime with international links.

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Norwegian police in Sweden to question killer

Norwegian police arrived in southern Sweden on Tuesday to extradite the Swede who killed his ex-girlfriend and left her in an abandoned cottage in Norway on Sunday, after having kidnapped her and their son.

Swedish zoo ‘beats animals to death’

Swedish zoo ‘beats animals to death’

An ex-employee from an animal park in southern Sweden has spoken out about how zookeepers mistreated the animals, on some occasions beating them to death to save money on veterinary care.

Stockholm schools in butter ban backlash

Stockholm schools in butter ban backlash

After thousands of children, parents, teachers and principals across Stockholm have expressed their outrage against the capital’s butter ban in schools, the city administration has decided to bring the spread back.

Court rejects transgender rape acquittal

Court rejects transgender rape acquittal

The acquittal of a man who was charged with raping a transgender woman has been overturned after an appeals court overruled a lower court''s finding that the rape was "impossible" because the victim was still biologically a man.

Germany fears Zlatan ahead of Sweden clash

Germany fears Zlatan ahead of Sweden clash

The "dangerous" and "unpredictable" Zlatan Ibrahimovic and how to contain him are chief among concerns on Germany's national side as it prepares to battle Sweden in Tuesday night's World Cup qualifier in Berlin.

Warning over dyed pork sold as beef in Sweden

Warning over dyed pork sold as beef in Sweden

Several tonnes of pork tenderloin has been dyed and sold as beef tenderloin to Swedish grocery wholesalers, prompting Sweden's National Food Agency (Livsmedelsverket) to issue an EU-wide warning.