Two Swedish journalists abducted in Syria

Two Swedish journalists abducted in Syria

Two Swedish men have been abducted in Syria while on their way out of the country, the Foreign Ministry confirmed on Monday.

Drunk officers held as cargo ship runs aground

Drunk officers held as cargo ship runs aground

Both the captain and first officer of a cargo vessel which ran aground off Sweden's south-west coast on Monday morning were found to be drunk in charge, the second incident in Swedish waters in as many days.

Swedes ‘best’ at using the internet: report

Swedes ‘best’ at using the internet: report

Sweden remains the most effective country at using the internet to improve lives, according to a ranking by a foundation headed by Tim Berners-Lee, the British inventor of the World Wide Web.

Man crushed to death in elevator accident

Man crushed to death in elevator accident

A man trying to fix an elevator on a ferry in Stockholm was crushed to death on Monday after the lift started moving again unexpectedly while the man was standing on its roof.

Nine helpful hints to adjust to life in Sweden

Nine helpful hints to adjust to life in Sweden

Failing to care for the families of foreign staff assigned to Sweden can cost globally-minded companies money, warns a Stockholm-based HR specialist who has launched employment and other services to help accompanying families find their way in Sweden.

Police ‘letting down beaten women’: report

Police ‘letting down beaten women’: report

Of the 80,000 reported cases of domestic violence in relationships from 2008 to 2012 only 17,000 were cleared up, according to a new report, which details significant variations among police forces across Sweden.

Sweden ‘worst in EU’ for jobless foreigners

Sweden ‘worst in EU’ for jobless foreigners

Sweden is the worst country in the EU when it comes to closing the long-term unemployment gap between foreign-born workers and people born in the country, according to statistics published on Monday.

Gothenburg teens in new ‘slut shaming’ attack

Gothenburg teens in new ‘slut shaming’ attack

Several teenage girls from Gothenburg who were exposed on Instagram in a viral "slut shaming" account have been attacked anew, with the victims described as "whores" in the new anonymous postings.

Swedish media targeted in neo-Nazi protest

Swedish media targeted in neo-Nazi protest

A slew of Swedish newspaper offices were targeted in a coordinated action by neo-Nazis on Monday morning who left a calling card warning of "anti-Swedish propaganda".

Man with knife boards plane undetected – twice

Man with knife boards plane undetected – twice

A man with a large knife in his backpack was surprised to learn the weapon had passed through airport security checks at two Swedish airports without being detected.

Most new jobs in Sweden go to immigrants

Most new jobs in Sweden go to immigrants

Roughly 70 percent of the more than 200,000 jobs created in Sweden since 2006 have gone to residents born abroad, new statistics show.

Malmö ‘unsafe’ for Danish schoolchildren

Malmö ‘unsafe’ for Danish schoolchildren

Plans for a student group from Denmark to make a three-day visit to Malmö in southern Sweden have been scrapped at the last minute over safety concerns voiced by Danish parents.