Half-naked man grinds trains to a halt

Half-naked man grinds trains to a halt

Trains and trams in Gothenburg, western Sweden, were temporarily ground to a halt after a man wearing only his underwear was spotted wandering the tracks. A helicopter was sent out to find him but the exhibitionist wasn't tracked down

Unemployment rises again in Sweden

Unemployment rises again in Sweden

Over 400,000 people remain out of work according to the latest unemployment figures released by the Swedish employment agency with Trollhättan on the west coast worst affected with a 15.7 rate compared to 8.5% nationally.

Swedish hospital introduces VIP cards

Swedish hospital introduces VIP cards

A hospital in southern Sweden is to introduce VIP cards for patients in order to relieve the pressure on emergency room staff and ensure those who are most ill are seen faster.

Zlatan fires Sweden into World Cup play-offs

Zlatan fires Sweden into World Cup play-offs

Zlatan Ibrahimovic came to his country's rescue to score a late winner against Austria which booked Sweden a World Cup play-off place for next year's finals in Brazil.