Subway robber suspected of Paris killing

Subway robber suspected of Paris killing

The man who robbed a drunken man in Stockholm as he lay on the subway train tracks is now suspected of killing someone in Paris in 2011, after a French television viewer recognized the thief from security camera footage.

Malmö mayor concerned about Islam-critical show

Malmö mayor concerned about Islam-critical show

The mayor of Malmö has slammed an upcoming exhibition of work by controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks, saying he hoped no one would visit the gallery to see artwork he said was "associated with xenophobes".

Queen appeals swastika montage publication

Queen appeals swastika montage publication

Sweden's Queen Silvia has resubmitted a press ethics complaint concerning the newspapers that chose to reproduce artwork that she found "insulting and hurtful" because it portrayed her scrubbing a Nazi swastika off the floor.

Sales slumber prompts 1,000 Volvo job cuts

Sales slumber prompts 1,000 Volvo job cuts

Volvo Cars said on Wednesday it was preparing to axe 1,000 mostly white-collar jobs as car sales in Europe have fallen to a two-decade low.

British pound weakest in 20 years against krona

British pound weakest in 20 years against krona

The British pound is at its weakest in two decades against the Swedish krona, with experts suggesting that now is the time to head to London for a spot of shopping.

Swedish princess inks her wedding invitations

Swedish princess inks her wedding invitations

Sweden's New York-based Princess Madeleine is getting ready to send out her wedding invites, but says she will forego the Anglo-Saxon tradition of bridesmaids as she marries her British-American fiancé.

‘Sweden will continue to punch above its weight’

‘Sweden will continue to punch above its weight’

Sweden’s ability to pack a foreign policy punch equal to the jab of the big EU three - Germany, France, and the UK - is neither remarkable nor a passing fad, writes international relations Ph.D. candidate Annelie Gregor.

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Returnees outnumber Syrian immigrants

Sweden welcomed record numbers of immigrants in 2012, with Syrian newcomers tripling compared to 2011, according to a new report from Statistics Sweden that also showed that returnee Swedes dominated the league table.

‘CV discrimination is idiotic’: opposition

‘CV discrimination is idiotic’: opposition

The Social Democrats accused the right-of-centre government of pessimism, infighting and wage dumping on Wednesday, as leader Stefan Löfven introduced new proposals to shore up the welfare state and boost jobs if the party takes power in the 2014 elections.

Drivers protest over ‘smelly’ bus passenger

Drivers protest over ‘smelly’ bus passenger

Public transit officials in Uppsala in eastern Sweden were forced to make a house call to a malodorous man after a flood of complaints from passengers and drivers about the man's unbearable stench.

British fury over Swedish coach’s athlete picks

British fury over Swedish coach’s athlete picks

Veteran Swedish athletics coach Peter Eriksson has come under fire in the UK for "ridiculous" decisions about which athletes will represent Britain at the upcoming European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg.

Pirate Party targeted in push to close Pirate Bay

Pirate Party targeted in push to close Pirate Bay

Lawyers representing Swedish copyright holders have threatened legal action against the Pirate Party in a fresh attempt to shutter filesharing site The Pirate Bay.