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‘Pizzeria arsonist’ wounded in fire

A 25-year-old man who received burns in a pizzeria fire has been arrested on suspicion of committing severe arson.

Sweden braces for traffic chaos amid strike threats

Sweden braces for traffic chaos amid strike threats

As unions threaten to pull bus, train and underground staff, commuters may experience severe disruptions ahead of the Midsummer weekend.

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Unemployment higher among men in Sweden

The difference between unemployment rates among Swedish men and women grew in 2012, with more men currently out of work, according to new figures from Eurostat.

‘My mind’s not confined’: Julian Assange

‘My mind’s not confined’: Julian Assange

One year after taking refuge in Ecuador’s London embassy, the WikiLeaks founder tells AFP’s Katy Lee that he still works every day and that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden should be celebrated as a “hero”.

Boxer awakes from coma after knockout fight

Boxer awakes from coma after knockout fight

Swedish female super featherweight boxing star Frida Wallberg underwent surgery after sustaining a serious head injury in a 10-round world championship title fight against Australia’s Diana Prazak on Friday night.