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‘Dangerous’ man on the run after hospital escape

A 54-year-old man with a history of violence is on the run in Sweden after he escaped from a psychiatric hospital on Friday, with police warning the public that he is very dangerous.

Swedish men warned of crotch-chomping fish

Swedish men warned of crotch-chomping fish

Swedish men have been warned to keep their swimwear on while bathing in the Öresund Sound off the southern coast of Sweden after a relative of the piranha was discovered in the area.

The dos and don’ts of Swedish work wear

The dos and don’ts of Swedish work wear

We all know how Swedish men deal with the summer heat when wearing trousers to work just won't do. They wear skirts. Good on you if you're bold enough to follow the Stockholm train driver's suit (or rather lack thereof). Otherwise guys, a nice, crisp pair of shorts should do the job.

Hague and Bildt book meeting via Twitter

Hague and Bildt book meeting via Twitter

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt and his UK counterpart William Hague took to Twitter to book a meeting in Stockholm later this month.

Police drop murder probe into graveyard body

Police drop murder probe into graveyard body

Police have dropped a murder investigation after a body first thought to be that of recently deceased child found in a Stockholm cemetery turned out to be a 39-year-old woman buried over 40 years ago.

The damage done: Neil Young cans Swedish gig

The damage done: Neil Young cans Swedish gig

Canadian rocker Neil Young pulled the plug on his show in Gothenburg on Thursday - and the rest of his European tour - after his lead guitarist broke his hand in a backstage accident.

New registry for foreign temp workers in Sweden

New registry for foreign temp workers in Sweden

The head of Sweden's work environment watchdog believes a new law forcing foreign employers to report temporary postings in a centralized registry will lead to a streamlined monitoring system.

Pirate Party: IT minister breaks copyright laws

Pirate Party: IT minister breaks copyright laws

Sweden's Pirate Party celebrated the tenth anniversary of the Pirate Bay file sharing site on Thursday by reporting the country's IT minister to the police for breaking Swedish copyright laws.

Interest swells as Abba auction draws near

Interest swells as Abba auction draws near

An online auction of Abba memorabilia to be held this weekend, including two rare recordings, has attracted keen interest from fans, a Swedish auction house said Thursday.

Missing mother of two found dead

Missing mother of two found dead

A 23-year-old mother of two from Trollhättan in western Sweden who has been missing for more than a month was found dead in a wooded area on Thursday night.

Goalless Malmö crash out of Europa League

Goalless Malmö crash out of Europa League

Malmö FF was one of three Swedish football clubs to be knocked out of Europa League contention on Thursday night after they failed to score a goal against Welsh side Swansea.