Infamous Swedish ‘serial killer’ awaits final verdict

Infamous Swedish ‘serial killer’ awaits final verdict

Sweden's most high-profile legal drama, centred around the convicted serial murderer Thomas Quick, nears its close Wednesday as prosecutors rule whether to drop the eighth and final murder charge against the self-confessed cannibal.

Tornadoes and floods strike across Sweden

Tornadoes and floods strike across Sweden

A series of tornadoes hit Sweden's coastlines on Tuesday afternoon as a low-pressure system from the south blasted into the country, bringing heavy rains and floods in its wake.

Sweden struggles to find homes for refugees

Sweden struggles to find homes for refugees

New arrivals to Sweden increasingly have to stay in Migration Board (Migrationsverket) residential facilities as the country's municipalities say they cannot offer enough housing, despite financial compensation from the state.

European stall finally hits Swedish economy

European stall finally hits Swedish economy

The private sector has taken a beating due to declining exports to key European markets, as Statistics Sweden posted a second quarter contraction of the Swedish economy by 0.1 percent - the first decline in the past year and a half.

Trollhättan murder suspect turns himself in

Trollhättan murder suspect turns himself in

A man has handed himself in to the Swedish embassy in Warsaw and is expected to travel to Sweden for questioning in connection with the suspected murder of a 23-year-old mother of two who is still missing in western Sweden.

Nineteen Swedish kids taken to Turkish hospital

Nineteen Swedish kids taken to Turkish hospital

A diarrhoea epidemic at a hotel in Turkey has swept with it 19 Swedish children, as an as yet unidentified ailment has made more than 30 children ill at the resort.

Loud beats endanger Swedish nightclub fish

Loud beats endanger Swedish nightclub fish

A Gothenburg nightclub has been told to turn down the music after authorities found the club's pet fish were suffering from the noise.

How to travel like a local and avoid the tourist traps
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How to travel like a local and avoid the tourist traps

So you are keen to take a break and really want to make it count? There are a thousand things you have to get right to make sure your holiday is jam-packed with all the right stuff and make the most of your time.

Summer on hold as Swedes brace for storms

Summer on hold as Swedes brace for storms

Sweden's weather agency has put out a warning for stormy weather on Tuesday, as a low-pressure system from the south looks set to spoil any summer activities for a few days.

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Toddler found alone in car as parents shopped

A two-year-old boy was left alone in a warm car in a parking place in Örebro, central Sweden, with police forced to smash a window to get to the child.

Swedish teen takes home butterfly gold

Swedish teen takes home butterfly gold

Swedish teenager Sarah Sjöström regained her women's 100m butterfly title at swimming's world championships on Monday as defending champion and world record-holder Dana Vollmer had to settle for bronze.