‘State-funded arts must embrace digital age’

‘State-funded arts must embrace digital age’

The Swedish government wants to extend the reach of state-funded cultural offerings by looking into how to digital technology can make plays, music, and dance available to a wider public.

Volvo V70 most sold car in Sweden in 2012

Volvo V70 most sold car in Sweden in 2012

The Volvo V70 was Sweden’s most sold car in 2012, the 55th consecutive year Volvo Cars took the honour on home turf.

Young men drive online drug trade to Sweden

Young men drive online drug trade to Sweden

The post office has become one of the first lines of defence for Swedish Customs in their fight against the growing trend of buying narcotics online.

‘We want to win it all’: Zlatan Ibrahimovic

‘We want to win it all’: Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Wednesday said that Paris Saint-Germain's transformation is a work in progress, with results in all competitions this season key to attracting the best players in the world.

Fourfold jump in emergency room wait

Fourfold jump in emergency room wait

Staff shortages and limited work areas have contributed to Malmö Hospital overflowing with patients, with employees declaring the situation a “catastrophe”.

‘Toddlers could go diaper-free at 3 months’

‘Toddlers could go diaper-free at 3 months’

Swedish toddlers could be protected from urinary tract infections if their parents took a leaf out of Vietnam's potty training book and cut short the use of nappies, a Swedish research study infers.

Corruption concern over bulk vaccine buy

Corruption concern over bulk vaccine buy

Anti-corruption commentators are concerned that the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) underpinned one of its most expensive vaccine campaigns to date with feedback from several experts with clear ties to the vaccine industry

Swedes want Victoria on the throne: poll

Swedes want Victoria on the throne: poll

60 percent of Swedes have had enough of King Carl XVI Gustaf and want to see Victoria on the throne, according to a survey published on Wednesday.

Antidepressants do not increase pregnancy risks

Antidepressants do not increase pregnancy risks

The use of antidepressants during pregnancy is not linked to a higher overall risk of stillbirth and death in newborns, a study said Tuesday, confounding a long-held opposing view of such drugs.

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Drivers confess to hit and run on elderly couple

A couple in their seventies were hospitalized in southern Sweden on Tuesday after they were hit by a stolen car driven by two young men, who have since confessed to the crime.