Ryanair eyes domestic routes in Sweden

Ryanair eyes domestic routes in Sweden

The CEO of Ryanair visited Gothenburg on Tuesday, announcing the budget airline had plans for domestic flights in Sweden in the offing, while also denying SAS's claims they lie about take-off weights.

‘They’re the unknowns’: skyscraper pic expert

‘They’re the unknowns’: skyscraper pic expert

A documentary film maker on a mission to identify the workers in the iconic Lunch Atop a Skyscraper image says a Swedish family's claim to recognizing two of the men perched on a beam could be plausible.

Elk rescued from Swede’s swimming pool

Elk rescued from Swede’s swimming pool

An adult elk caused a kerfuffle after falling into a swimming pool in central Sweden on Tuesday, needing a team of emergency workers to help carry out the unorthodox animal rescue operation.

Five remanded for jewellery store heist

Five remanded for jewellery store heist

A 26-year-old man who was shot in the head by police during a jewellery store robbery on Friday was ordered held on remand on Tuesday, as were four of his accomplices.

Photo agency denies artist right to images

Photo agency denies artist right to images

A Swedish artist who stirred up controversy with a montage showing the Swedish queen wiping a swastika off the floor has been banned from buying pictures for future work by the near-monopoly news image bureau Scanpix.

Swedish pensioners catch on to tax reform

Swedish pensioners catch on to tax reform

Swedish pensioners saving money by employing private home assistants rather than relying on state-run services is a growing market following a tax deduction reform.

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Four held after ‘record’ amphetamine haul

Four men have been held on remand after police found a record 160 kilogrammes of amphetamine in an apartment in southern Sweden.

Top universities tune in to web TV
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Top universities tune in to web TV

A new web TV collaboration between Stockholm University and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) is the latest innovative idea to reach a broader pool of future talent, promote the universities to a wider international audience and provide a new platform for academic discussion.

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Terror-accused Swedes’ US extradition ‘a failure’

Sweden's foreign ministry has labeled as a "failure" its inability to successfully bring two Swedish citizens home from Djibouti before they were extradited to the United States to face terror charges.

Swede Sundhage named FIFA coach of the year

Swede Sundhage named FIFA coach of the year

Swedish football coach Pia Sundhage, who last summer led the US women's national team to a second straight Olympic gold medal before taking over as manager in her home country, broke into song after being named FIFA Women's World Coach of the Year on Monday.

Matisse stolen in Stockholm found in UK

Matisse stolen in Stockholm found in UK

A Matisse painting stolen 25 years ago from the Museum of Modern Art (Moderna museet) in Stockholm has turned up in the UK, where a dealer had hoped to sell it on behalf of an elderly Polish client, it emerged on Monday.