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Swedish preschoolers accused of sex crimes

A young girl was reportedly sexually assaulted by a group of six-year-olds at a school in Härnösand in the north of Sweden this week.

Court upholds sentence for subway robber

Court upholds sentence for subway robber

A Swedish court upheld an 18-month prison sentence for the 28-year-old man who robbed a drunken man who lay passed out on a Stockholm subway track and left him to have his legs mangled by a train.

Seal moves into Swedish elderly home

Seal moves into Swedish elderly home

Residents in a southern Swedish elderly home will soon get to cuddle up with a fuzzy seal from Japan.

Millions of Swedes stick to old-school cards

Millions of Swedes stick to old-school cards

Swedes have sent 28 million Christmas cards this year, according to the national postal service.

Vattenfall in nuclear spat with Germany

Vattenfall in nuclear spat with Germany

Swedish energy group Vattenfall is demanding 30 billion kronor ($4.6 billion) in damages from Germany following Berlin's decision to shut some nuclear reactors, media reported on Friday.

Icy roads snarl Swedes’ Christmas travels

Icy roads snarl Swedes’ Christmas travels

A 50-kilometre long traffic jam developed on a major Swedish motorway on Saturday, with blizzard-like conditions causing numerous accidents and prompting authorities to urge Swedes to delay their Christmas travel plans if possible.