Swedish boy loses testicle after blunder

Swedish boy loses testicle after blunder

An 8-year-old boy in Malmö injured in a football game lost a testicle after medical staff left him waiting for two hours, being too busy and not qualified enough to recognize his symptoms.

Swedish king warns heir of burn-out

Swedish king warns heir of burn-out

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has bestowed advice on his first-born in the royal family's New Year's Day round-up, with a main message to balance work and play the day she takes over the throne.

Swedes stay true to Volvo with new cars

Swedes stay true to Volvo with new cars

Swedish car buyers prefer to buy a Volvo when purchasing a new car with four of the six best selling models in 2013 all coming from the Gothenburg-based giant.

Swedish asylum numbers near record level

Swedish asylum numbers near record level

The number of people seeking asylum in Sweden increased by 24 percent in 2013 to 54,259, with the highest number of migrants seeking refuge coming from Syria.

The best (and worst) Swedish music of 2013

The best (and worst) Swedish music of 2013

Paul Connolly runs the rule over the top tunes to have caught his ear throughout 2013 from a glorious goth album to a whistling advert-friendly track. He reckons Laleh went a 'bit Coldplay' while the less said about US favourite Avicii the better.

Swastikas scrawled on Stockholm mosque

Swastikas scrawled on Stockholm mosque

The doors to the central Stockholm mosque were covered in Nazi graffiti on Wednesday night, the first time vandalism has taken the shape of swastikas, representatives said.

Sweden looks into underage sex changes

Sweden looks into underage sex changes

The Swedish minister with LGBT rights in his portfolio will look into whether Swedes younger than 18 should have access to changing their gender in official documents.

Smoking blamed for 104 Swedish fire deaths

Smoking blamed for 104 Swedish fire deaths

More than 100 people perished in fires in Sweden during 2013 with experts saying that smoking remains the main cause for fatal blazes.

Greek corruption case implicates radar firm

Greek corruption case implicates radar firm

A Greek government corruption scandal has dragged a Swedish company into the quagmire after accusations were made that a Swedish radar salesman lined a public servant's pockets in the procurement bid. The case has been deemed too old to make it to a Swedish court.

Will Ferrell mocks ‘Swede’ Skavlan

Will Ferrell mocks ‘Swede’ Skavlan

Movie star Will Ferrell prompted Norwegian chat show host Fredrik Skavlan to commit treason and admit to being a Swede during a light-hearted BBC interview.