‘Worthless Swedes’ prove a hit with Gawker

‘Worthless Swedes’ prove a hit with Gawker

Two underemployed, pot-smoking online gaming enthusiasts from Nybro have landed a writing gig with the US-based web magazine after submitting a rambling application for a reporter position.

Double silver medal joy for Sweden

Double silver medal joy for Sweden

Charlotte Kalla and Ida Ingemarsdotter claimed the World Championship cross country silver medal for Sweden in the women's team sprint in Val di Fiemme, Italy on Sunday, while Marcus Hellner and Emil Jönsson finished second in the men's event.

Prisoner numbers fall in Sweden

Prisoner numbers fall in Sweden

Despite the centre-right coalition government's policy of introducing harsher punishments for criminals there are fewer inmates in Swedish prisons today than when the Social Democrats were in power.

Train punctuality a matter of definition

Train punctuality a matter of definition

The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) has claimed improved punctuality rates for Swedish trains - but it has also tripled the time for what counts as a delay, from five to 15 minutes.

Teen idol and metalhead claim final spots

Teen idol and metalhead claim final spots

Heartthrob Ulrik Munther and hard rocker Ralf Gyllenhammar are going straight to the Melodifestivalen final after claiming the last two places in the competition in Malmö.