Opposition parties want inquiry into Nuon deal

Opposition parties want inquiry into Nuon deal

The Social Democrats and the Green Party have demanded that an independent commission investigate state-owned Vattenfall's loss-making takeover of Nuon and bring clarity to "the potentially worst deal in Swedish business history".

Mural depicting mayor as Roman soldier unveiled

Mural depicting mayor as Roman soldier unveiled

A painting that features a conservative mayor from south Sweden as a Roman legionary was unveiled Saturday amid protests about the high cost of the art work, commissioned by the mayor from his friend.

Lumberjack declared dead after 102 years

Lumberjack declared dead after 102 years

A Swedish man who was last heard of in April 1911 has been officially declared dead by Swedish authorities over a century after sending his last letter home from across the Atlantic.

Care provider ‘exploited immigrants’: report

Care provider ‘exploited immigrants’: report

A company within Sweden's home care services (hemtjänst) could have mistreated migrant workers by making false promises about work conditions, according to a report by newspaper Dagens Nyheter (DN).

Abba – The Museum expected to be a big hit

Abba – The Museum expected to be a big hit

The world's first museum dedicated to Sweden's iconic disco group Abba is set to open in Stockholm on Tuesday, offering visitors a chance to get up close and personal with the 1970s foursome with a little help from modern technology, AFP's Camille Bas-Wohlert reports.