Swedish boys hog state sports funding

Swedish boys hog state sports funding

Sweden's sport-loving boys get more funding from the state than the girls do, a new report into youth leisure activities revealed on Friday.

Sweden’s HIV sex law leaves country divided

Sweden’s HIV sex law leaves country divided

New and effective HIV therapies have left experts challenging Sweden's law that demands HIV patients must disclose their condition to their partner before sex.

Swedish economy continues to sputter

Swedish economy continues to sputter

Swedish economic growth failed to meet expectations in the third quarter of 2013, reaching a meager 0.1 percent compared to the previous quarter, new figures reveal. But the possible effects on the repo rate remain unclear.

Phones okay in Swedish classrooms: agency

Phones okay in Swedish classrooms: agency

There is no general rule prohibiting Swedish schoolchildren from using their mobile phones during lessons, an official from Sweden's National Education Agency said on Thursday.

Convicted paedophile allowed to adopt

Convicted paedophile allowed to adopt

A Swedish man convicted for molesting a five-year-old girl in his neighbourhood has been given the green light to adopt a child of his own, as Swedish authorities said they did not fear he would relapse into criminal behaviour.

Swedish prisoner escapes to visit dentist

Swedish prisoner escapes to visit dentist

A man escaped from a Swedish prison simply to visit the dentist, and was slapped an extended sentence when he returned to the jail.

Four heads roll in wake of TeliaSonera probe

Four heads roll in wake of TeliaSonera probe

Swedish-Finnish telecom giant TeliaSonera on Friday announced it had sacked four top-level employees "for not doing enough" in connection to the saga of suspected bribes to the Uzbek despot's daughter.

Facebook use ‘can reveal if you’re a psychopath’

Facebook use ‘can reveal if you’re a psychopath’

Your Facebook status updates can reveal whether or not you have psychopathic personality traits, according to Swedish researchers who have analyzed entries on the popular social media site to uncover users' personality characteristics.

Swedes warn of new aggressive HIV strain

Swedes warn of new aggressive HIV strain

Swedish scientists have identified a new variant of HIV that makes patients develop Aids almost twice as fast compared to the other variants of the virus, Lund University researchers revealed on Thursday.

Top judge slammed over cannibal case stance

Top judge slammed over cannibal case stance

Swedish Supreme Court judge Göran Lambertz is facing calls for his resignation over his stance in an ongoing debate about mismanagement in the case of once self-professed cannibal Thomas Quick, who has been acquitted of eight murders.