Jail term cut for ‘most dangerous’ Swedish killer

Jail term cut for ‘most dangerous’ Swedish killer

The man who has been in prison in Sweden longer than anyone else has been granted early release by a district court in central Sweden.

Employers ‘reluctant’ to hire foreigners: report

Employers ‘reluctant’ to hire foreigners: report

Sweden needs to hire more foreigners, but Swedish employers remain reluctant to hire them due to barriers of language and distance, a new report from Sweden's job agency found.

British man stuck in Swedish ID nightmare

British man stuck in Swedish ID nightmare

A British man's attempt to gain Swedish citizenship has been marred by a bureaucratic black hole that has left him stranded in the country without a valid ID.

Gonorrhea cases on the rise in Sweden

Gonorrhea cases on the rise in Sweden

Reported cases of gonorrhea in Sweden are on the rise, especially among young people and homosexual men, as the bacteria in the infection is becoming all the more stronger.

Skirts off for train driver men as shorts ban lifted

Skirts off for train driver men as shorts ban lifted

A Swedish train operator has bowed to pressure and decided to let male drivers in Stockholm show a little leg after a group of skirt-wearing male train drivers caused a worldwide media storm to protest their employer's ban on shorts.

Discrimination unit heads to Stockholm suburbs

Discrimination unit heads to Stockholm suburbs

The government has ordered Sweden's Equality Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen, DO), the country's primary arbiter of discrimination claims, to relocate its offices to a north Stockholm suburb with a high concentration of immigrants.

AstraZeneca snaps up US inhaler company

AstraZeneca snaps up US inhaler company

Swedish drugmakers AstraZeneca is poised to buy a US producer of inhalers, used to treat patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Teacher locked 10-year-old girls in storeroom

A teacher in eastern Sweden has been reported to police after locking two 10-year-old girls in a storeroom during a lesson on Friday.

Zlatan wins Swedish ‘Expat of the Year’ award

Zlatan wins Swedish ‘Expat of the Year’ award

Swedish football sensation Zlatan Ibrahimovic won the International Swede of the Year award (Årets svensk i världen) on Sunday night, for his "exceptional successes at the highest international level".

Wolf ‘massacre’ leaves over 20 sheep dead

Wolf ‘massacre’ leaves over 20 sheep dead

A farmer in southern Sweden awoke on Sunday to find over 20 of his sheep slaughtered in what is believed to be a wolf attack. Experts have warned farmers in the area to be vigilant as the wolf will likely attack again.