Foreign athletes stung in migrant labour scam

Foreign athletes stung in migrant labour scam

The Swedish sports world has been rocked by a migrant labour scandal whereby sports clubs duped migration authorities with sham contracts for foreign players.

Hurried bun mule sparks airport bomb scare

Hurried bun mule sparks airport bomb scare

Airport staff in Gothenburg apprehended a man on Wednesday when he tried to run through security, but the bomb squad called in to assist with the situation got a tasty surprise when they opened his bag to probe its contents.

Design scandal burns Swedish prince

Design scandal burns Swedish prince

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip's reputation as "the design prince" has been tarnished this week after it was revealed that a work bearing his name was actually designed by someone else.

Severe swine flu kicks off influenza season

Severe swine flu kicks off influenza season

As temperatures drop, influenza season has begun with a case of swine flu in central Sweden, which required several days in intensive care for a 65-year-old patient.

Biz honcho admits attack on ice cream truck

Biz honcho admits attack on ice cream truck

A prominent Swedish businessman has confessed to cutting holes into a tyre of an ice cream truck as he was hacked off at the noise it was making in his neighbourhood.

Murders in Sweden drop by half since 1990s

Murders in Sweden drop by half since 1990s

The number of murders in Sweden has decreased by more than half over the last two decades according to a new study that gives the country one of the lowest homicide rates in Europe.

Goals galore as Sweden falls to Germany

Goals galore as Sweden falls to Germany

Sweden squandered a two-goal lead on Tuesday night, losing to Germany 5-3 in a goal-filled World Cup qualifier at Friends Arena near Stockholm.

‘Mafia puppet master’ granted appeal trial

‘Mafia puppet master’ granted appeal trial

An appeals court will examine the case against Bernard Khouri, the suspected sergeant-at-arms of the Södertälje Network criminal gang who was jailed for life after being convicted of ordering three murders.

Government U-turn on further tax cuts

Government U-turn on further tax cuts

Swedish political pundits on Wednesday were left pondering the ruling Moderate Party's announcement that it would not promise further income tax cuts in the run-up to next year's elections.

Top five tips for cooking your own swede

Top five tips for cooking your own swede

Nothing beats the pleasure of cooking swedes and serving them up to your friends. Boil them, steam them, roast them - we've gathered the best five ways for you to enjoy a nice winter meal out of your own swede.

Industry bails on Swedish ball bearings

Industry bails on Swedish ball bearings

Swedish ball bearing manufacturer SKF announced Tuesday a decrease of its net profit in the third quarter, amid lower-than-expected sales in its industrial business.