Outrage over Swedish grocer’s ‘dog-eating’ ad

Outrage over Swedish grocer’s ‘dog-eating’ ad

A television commercial with a Chinese family mocking Swedish crayfish parties while happily tucking into a traditional dog-meat feast has landed Swedish grocery chain Ica in hot water with animal-rights campaigners.

‘Taco death’ tests show no food contaminants

‘Taco death’ tests show no food contaminants

Tests have revealed that there were neither nuts nor soy protein in the vegetarian Quorn tacos eaten by a Swedish teenager who later died from an allergic reaction.

Nat Geo fights Swedish reindeer helicopter ban

Nat Geo fights Swedish reindeer helicopter ban

National Geographic has appealed a ban on its photographers taking a helicopter into the Sarek national park, which Swedish officials said risked disturbing the indigenous Samis' grazing reindeer in the World Heritage wilderness.

‘The country we called Sweden no longer exists’

‘The country we called Sweden no longer exists’

Tax cuts and the sale of the health care system to venture capitalists signify a new, dangerous spirit of egoism that threatens to ruin Sweden's once cherished welfare state, warns Swedish rapper, actor, and writer Dogge Doggelito.

Swedish photographer dead in London pond

Swedish photographer dead in London pond

London police have pulled the body of Swedish photographer Sussie Ahlburg, whose images have appeared in Vogue, from the famous ladies' pond at Hampstead Heath, after she did not return home from her Sunday swim.

Swedish inventor sparks Denmark bomb scare

Swedish inventor sparks Denmark bomb scare

A green-minded Swedish inventor who accidentally triggered neighbouring Denmark's terror police has apologized for scaring people with his wire-laced car, saying his intention was only to save the world from "environmental destruction".

Man ‘missing’ at sea found at work

Man ‘missing’ at sea found at work

Sea rescue teams searched in vain for a 20-year-old man who failed to return home from a fishing trip in eastern Sweden on Monday night. But as it turned out, his life was never in danger.

‘Ghost thieves’ spook Stockholm tourists

‘Ghost thieves’ spook Stockholm tourists

Tourists in the Swedish capital have been warned to keep an eye out for ghosts, or at least people dressed as ghosts, who are believed to be distracting sightseers while accomplices pick their pockets.

Swedes rejoice at billion-kronor tax refunds

Swedes rejoice at billion-kronor tax refunds

All the Swedes who sent in their tax returns via old-fashioned snail-mail got their tax refunds on Tuesday, with almost a million Swedish taxpayers sharing a payout of 6.2 billion kronor ($940 million).

Sweden braces for floods and thunderstorms

Sweden braces for floods and thunderstorms

Sweden's weather agency has issued a warning as heavy thunderstorms are set to wreak havoc across Sweden on Tuesday. But experts remain unsure of where exactly the damage will be done.

Sweden’s ATMs to be run by one company

Sweden’s ATMs to be run by one company

All of Sweden's Automatic Teller Machines will soon be available to all banking customers and will be run by one company, which is promising a more user-friendly and consistent model together with all the services customers already have.

‘Graffiti artist’ hit by Stockholm subway train

‘Graffiti artist’ hit by Stockholm subway train

A young man, who police suspect was spraying graffiti on a subway line in central Stockholm, was run over by a train on Monday night and taken to hospital with serious injuries.