Protests planned after ‘sex game’ rape ruling

Protests planned after ‘sex game’ rape ruling

A controversial rape case in which a 27-year-old man was acquitted despite admitting that he ignored the woman's resistance and had used violence, has prompted calls for a change in legislation and a series of planned protests.

Bildt slammed for Sharon ‘wise statesman’ praise

Bildt slammed for Sharon ‘wise statesman’ praise

Opposition MPs have been scathing of Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt's Twitter tribute to the deceased Israeli leader Ariel Sharon.

‘Sweden’s mineral wealth is sold too cheaply’

‘Sweden’s mineral wealth is sold too cheaply’

Critics argue that Sweden is selling its vast mineral resources far too cheap, raising the idea that the country should follow neighbouring Norway and establish a wealth fund to invest for future generations.