US comedy star to make Swedish TV series

US comedy star to make Swedish TV series

US comedienne and star of Parks and Recreations Amy Poehler will be involved in a new TV series that will be filmed and aired in Sweden, an English language comedy starring Poehler's own brother.

Swedish actors go silent in kids’ TV strike

Swedish actors go silent in kids’ TV strike

Swedish actors who dub children's programmes from industry giants such as Disney are in their second week of strike action over wages that have remained stagnant for a decade.

It’s elementary: Water, water, all around

It’s elementary: Water, water, all around

Think you know Sweden? Or simply want to learn more? For the next quiz in our trivia series, we head to a town where getting around can get you wet. Any guesses?

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Six teens on trial for Stockholm gang rape

Six teenage boys aged 15 to 17 are facing trial for raping a 15-year-old girl in a north-western suburb of Stockholm in March.

‘Unborn babies can learn languages’: study

‘Unborn babies can learn languages’: study

A Swedish-American team of researchers claims that babies begin learning their native tongue when they are still in the womb.

ABB executive to quit after five-year tenure

ABB executive to quit after five-year tenure

Swiss-Swedish engineering giant ABB said on Friday its chief executive Joe Hogan had decided to leave the company "for private reasons," but stressed he would remain on board until a successor had been found.

Borg defends critique of strong Swedish krona

Borg defends critique of strong Swedish krona

Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg has hit back after the shadow finance minister slammed him for voicing opinions on monetary policy.

Police to probe strip-club shooting in Stockholm

Police to probe strip-club shooting in Stockholm

Swedish police are investigating attempted murder after a shooting at a central Stockholm strip club on Thursday night.

Ex-minister bathes in viral toilet puppy love

Ex-minister bathes in viral toilet puppy love

A picture of Sweden's ex-labour minister Sven Otto Littorin sitting on a toilet soaking his feet while holding a puppy has inspired a Facebook frenzy and thrust the former politician back into the spotlight nearly three years after he resigned amid allegations he had paid for sex.

Music, magic, and belly dancing in Malmö

Music, magic, and belly dancing in Malmö

Find out how an American comic, an Irishman, and an acclaimed Swedish belly dancer plan to add a dash of Las Vegas spice to the smörgåsbord of Eurovision festivities taking place in Malmö.

UK Olympian dies in Swedish boat accident

UK Olympian dies in Swedish boat accident

British double Olympic sailing medalist Andrew Simpson died on Thursday after the catamaran of a Swedish team training for the upcoming America's Cup races capsized on San Francisco Bay, officials said.