Swedish coffee beats Starbucks in US test

Swedish coffee beats Starbucks in US test

US coffee drinkers prefer to drink Swedish brand Gevalia House Blend ahead of Seattle chain Starbucks' equivalent, according to a recent survey featured in a new advertising campaign.

Easter weekend cut short as clocks go forward

Easter weekend cut short as clocks go forward

The Easter weekend stands to be an hour shorter this year as it coincides with the change to daylight savings time, signalling the imminent arrival of summer.

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Man leaps from balcony after police stand off

An armed man was arrested on Friday afternoon after he leapt from a balcony following a stand off with police at an apartment block in Ludvika in central Sweden.

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Ex-cop cleared of sex charges citing ‘itch’

A former police officer has been cleared of sexual molestation after explaining to the court that claims of having masturbated in front of a woman were unfounded and in fact he was just attempting to deal with a troublesome itch.

Bildt: Pyongyang talk ‘dangerous for all’

Bildt: Pyongyang talk ‘dangerous for all’

Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt has warned that a conflict on the Korean peninsula would be "dangerous for all", as Pyongyang declares "open war" with South Korea.