Swedes slam ‘outdated’ farming subsidies

Swedes slam ‘outdated’ farming subsidies

Agricultural subsidies are set to fall under the new EU budget deal, but Swedish critics are mostly concerned about how the money will be spent.

‘We’re doing great’: Jimmie Åkesson

‘We’re doing great’: Jimmie Åkesson

The Sweden Democrat leader says his party is "doing fantastically well" but must take a "clear stance against crazies" and grow big enough to be kingmakers in Sweden parliamentary system.

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Fake wheelchair man accused of conning carer

A 47-year-old man who went on holiday in Egypt while posing as handicapped in Sweden and claiming millions in benefits is now being prosecuted for stealing from his carer.

Swedish employment office to open in Ethiopia

Swedish employment office to open in Ethiopia

The Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen) plans to open an office in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa in an effort to prepare emigrating Somalis for life in Sweden.

Swedish horsemeat scandal grows

Swedish horsemeat scandal grows

After Swedish company Findus' withdrawal of its frozen single-portion lasagne, food retailers Axfood, Coop and Ica have pulled ready meals from supermarkets for fear they may contain horsemeat.