Elephant escapes circus and rams family home

Elephant escapes circus and rams family home

A family in Värnamo in southern Sweden awoke on Sunday morning to find an Indian elephants wandering about in their garden after having escaped from a circus which had set up camp in the vicinity.

Malmö drug use revealed by ‘collective urine’ test

Malmö drug use revealed by ‘collective urine’ test

Around 5 percent of residents aged 15-65 in Malmö and Lund use cannabis, amphetamines or cocaine, according to tests carried out on waste water.

Green Party abandons ‘citizen income’ goal

Green Party abandons ‘citizen income’ goal

Sweden's Green Party has discarded its long-standing policy of a guaranteed minimum income, or 'citizenship income', according to a decision at the party's congress in Västerås in eastern Sweden.

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Swedish union leaders suspected of gang rape

Several union leaders are suspected of having raped a female colleague at a conference in Sandviken in central Sweden in April, according to a report in the Dagens Nyheter (DN) daily.

Stockholm riots starting to ease: police

Stockholm riots starting to ease: police

Cars were torched and police faced stone-throwing youths in Stockholm's immigrant-dominated suburbs early Sunday, but the nightly riots that have raged for a week appeared to be easing, police said.