Pastor dons antlers for Swedish elk hunt sermon

Pastor dons antlers for Swedish elk hunt sermon

Parishioners in central Sweden got a shock earlier this week when the female pastor and newly licenced hunter conducting the town's annual "elk hunt sermon" appeared wearing some unusual headwear.

Half of Sweden’s Jews hide their faith: report

Half of Sweden’s Jews hide their faith: report

Jews in Sweden are among the most likely in Europe to hide their religious affiliation, for example by not wearing a kippah, but the survey found that fear of anti-Semitism abounded across the continent.

Chimps catch human yawns: Swedish study

Chimps catch human yawns: Swedish study

A new study has revealed that chimpanzees catch yawns from humans, an unusual cross-species contagion that has researchers wondering just how empathetic the chimps are to their human cousins.

Two drowned in freak coal tar spill

Two drowned in freak coal tar spill

Two people died at a coke plant in northern Sweden in Thursday after drowning in coal tar that spilled out of a massive tank during routine maintenance.

Uppsala unearths pagan road of old kings

Uppsala unearths pagan road of old kings

Archaeologists digging in old Uppsala have discovered what appears to be a remarkable display of power of a fifth century Swedish chieftain. Massive posts marked the ancient road in perfect alignment for more than a kilometre.

Profits up at TeliaSonera following job cuts

Profits up at TeliaSonera following job cuts

The magic of learning at Stockholm International School
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The magic of learning at Stockholm International School

Teachers often need to have a few tricks up their sleeve to keep students entertained while being educated. Indeed, the magic of learning has been brought to life for primary school pupils at the Stockholm International School.

Secret trap door yields massive cocaine find

Secret trap door yields massive cocaine find

Police uncovered 120 kilogrammes of cocaine hidden in a house in southern Sweden, a haul with an estimated street value of at least 100 million kronor ($15.5 million) and one of the biggest ever stash found by police in Sweden.

Patient children have brighter futures: study

Patient children have brighter futures: study

Children who pick a 1,000-kronor payout in five years' time do better later in life than their peers who chose a tenth of that sum straight away, a new Swedish study into delayed gratification has revealed.

Dog beaten by Swedish motorcycle club

Dog beaten by Swedish motorcycle club

A dog was assaulted along with its owner early on Thursday after they got dragged into a punch-up between suspected Hells Angels outside the MC in Norrköping, central Sweden.

Godmother of Swedish etiquette battles dinner-table racists

Godmother of Swedish etiquette battles dinner-table racists

How do you tackle racism when it not only threatens your dinner party, but your sense of decency? Our Swede of the Week, the grande dame of etiquette, is Magdalena Ribbing, who says that protesting is both good manners and good for democracy.