‘Supersite’ stores all state’s mail to Swedes

‘Supersite’ stores all state’s mail to Swedes

The Swedish state has launched a new website that collects and stores all correspondence between citizens and public authorities in a bid to cut costs.

Swedish schools may have served horsemeat

Swedish schools may have served horsemeat

As food safety officials hold crisis talks in Sweden, it has emerged that lasagne containing horsemeat may have been served in Swedish schools and hospitals.

Man jailed after throwing baby at police

Man jailed after throwing baby at police

A man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after he threw his nine-month-old infant at a policeman.

Ericsson snags massive contract in India

Ericsson snags massive contract in India

Indian mobile phone firm Reliance Communications (RCom) on Monday announced it has awarded a $1-billion, eight-year contract to Swedish telecom equipment-maker Ericsson to run some of its networks.

Use Patriot missiles to defend Sweden: minister

Use Patriot missiles to defend Sweden: minister

Sweden should consider placing US-made Patriot missiles on the island of Gotland to help deter resurgent neighbour Russia, Sweden's deputy prime minister has argued in a call for greater military spending.

iPads touted as saviour for rural Swedish schools

iPads touted as saviour for rural Swedish schools

Tablet computers could fill in staffing gaps in rural communities in northern Sweden, as authorities look for new ways to keep village schools open amid a shortage of qualified teachers.

Transport industry pays price for strong krona

Transport industry pays price for strong krona

One in five Swedish transport companies believe they will have to let staff go, citing the weak European economy and the strength of the Swedish currency as factors weighing down on exports.

Ica stake bought out by Swedish investors

Ica stake bought out by Swedish investors

Swedish investment company Hakon Invest announced on Monday that it would buy the remaining 60 percent stake of supermarket chain Ica for 20 billion kronor ($3.1 billion) from Dutch retailer Royal Ahold.

Frozen art hits Uppsala in Ice Festival display

Frozen art hits Uppsala in Ice Festival display

A park in Uppsala has been transformed into a winter wonderland for a week-long ice festival, with sculptors flocking from around the world to put their frozen art on display for chilly spectators.

Stockholm warned of ‘messy’ snowstorm

Stockholm warned of ‘messy’ snowstorm

Sweden has been warned of a storm approaching from the east, with meteorologists issuing a Class 1 warning for Monday in Stockholm and other parts of eastern Sweden.