Hedgehog cub strangled with hairband

Hedgehog cub strangled with hairband

A couple who discovered a hedgehog strangled to death with a hairband have said they are 'furious' with the perpetrators of the sick attack.

Heat blamed for spate of drownings

Heat blamed for spate of drownings

Sweden's scorching summer has been blamed for an increase in the number of drowning deaths.

Fathers make up third of parental leave

Fathers make up third of parental leave

Dads are staying at home with their children more in the summer according to statistics released by the social insurance office (Försäkringskassan).

State cashes in on personal information

State cashes in on personal information

Government agencies are cashing in by selling personal information to advertising firms without Swedish citizens even knowing about it.

Swedes soak up hottest day of the year

Swedes soak up hottest day of the year

Swedish sun lovers lapped up the hottest day of the year on Saturday with temperatures peaking at 31.1C in the country's south.