Victim’s boyfriend: ‘He ran at us like a madman’

Victim’s boyfriend: ‘He ran at us like a madman’

The boyfriend of the 57-year-old woman, who was killed together with a 15-year-old boy in the Ljungsbro double murder case which has rocked Sweden, has spoken out about the brutal events of Friday night.

Sweden’s Borg trims off trademark ponytail

Sweden’s Borg trims off trademark ponytail

Sweden's follically-flamboyant Finance Minister Anders Borg has clipped his signature ponytail, with his spokeswoman denying on Monday that the haircut had any fiscal connection.

Cyberbully jailed after teen girl’s suicide

Cyberbully jailed after teen girl’s suicide

A 45-year-old man was sent to prison on Monday after driving a 13-year-old girl to suicide by threatening to publish sex acts he allegedly made her perform online.

Activists protest foster home teen rape acquittal

Activists protest foster home teen rape acquittal

Protesters gathered outside a Stockholm appeals court on Monday to decry the acquittal of a foster parent for the rape of a teenage girl, despite DNA evidence showing traces of the man's sperm in her genitals.

How one Italian built his road to Swedish success

How one Italian built his road to Swedish success

Maxime Gazzo didn't think before moving to Sweden - he just did it - and seven years later his architecture and design firm is booming. Gazzo tells The Local about passion, parmesan, and the importance of not being Swedish.

Swedes’ calls fail due to new ‘green’ windows

Swedes’ calls fail due to new ‘green’ windows

Invisible metal strips in the windows of new houses in Sweden are making it impossible for some residents to get internet and phone connection while inside, a Stockholm building company has announced.

Sweden takes steps to tackle foreign spying

Sweden takes steps to tackle foreign spying

The Swedish Armed Forces is busy tightening its defences against overseas cyber intrusion, reporting that several state agencies have been subject to attacks over the past year.

Voter faith in Reinfeldt hits new lows

Voter faith in Reinfeldt hits new lows

Swedish voters' confidence in Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt of the Moderate Party has reached a five-year low, a new poll shows.

Travellers spared Norwegian pilots’ strike

Travellers spared Norwegian pilots’ strike

Thousands of air travellers in Sweden can breathe easily after pilots struck a deal with airline Norwegian on Monday morning following a weekend of intense negotiations.

Janitor removes organs at short-staffed morgue

Janitor removes organs at short-staffed morgue

A substitute janitor covering shifts at a hospital in southern Sweden ended up emptying more than the waste bins when no doctors were available to carry out autopsies.