Volkswagen seeks to take over Scania

Volkswagen seeks to take over Scania

Volkswagen is seeking to acquire all shares in Swedish truck maker Scania, the German auto giant has announced, offering $9.2 billion.

Sweden’s men reach ice hockey final in Sochi

Sweden’s men reach ice hockey final in Sochi

The Swedes enjoyed a come-from-behind victory against the Finns in Friday's ice hockey semi-final at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Heavy snowfall sweeps across Sweden

Heavy snowfall sweeps across Sweden

Sweden's weather agency issued a warning on Friday as Sweden is pummelled by a snowstorm that is sweeping across the country. Motorists have been warned to expect bad conditions.

Stockholm app makers teach six-year-olds HTML

Stockholm app makers teach six-year-olds HTML

The Swedish trio behind the world's first e-book that teaches children how to write HTML are set to add the edgy female character Holly Hacker to their growing universe, which includes a new interactive app.

Swedish men secure Sochi curling bronze

Swedish men secure Sochi curling bronze

The Swedish men's curling team in Sochi on Friday secured the Olympic bronze medal off the Chinese, who gave up on medal place after a series of blunders.

Man in twenties charged with raping 92-year-old

Man in twenties charged with raping 92-year-old

A 23-year-old man was charged on Friday with aggravated rape after a reported attack on a woman almost 70 years his senior.

Police warn of burglars’ social media skills

Police warn of burglars’ social media skills

Criminals in Stockholm are almost 20 percent more likely to burgle a house during the winter sports break, experts warned on Friday, and police believe the thieves are even trawling social media for opportunities.

‘Princess Desirée’ tipped by Swedish bookies

‘Princess Desirée’ tipped by Swedish bookies

The names Elouise and Desirée came out as favourites on Friday as Sweden awoke to news that Princess Madeleine had been delivered of a daughter in New York.

‘Class not migration ups school drop-out rate’

‘Class not migration ups school drop-out rate’

Growing up with a single parent on a low income cuts Swedish students' chance to graduate high school, revealed a new regional study.

Anna and Lars most common Swedish names

Anna and Lars most common Swedish names

The most common names for Swedish people are once again Anna and Lars, according to new statistics published on Thursday. But several new names popped up on this year's list.

Princess Madeleine gives birth to a daughter

Princess Madeleine gives birth to a daughter

Sweden's Princess Madeleine has given birth to a daughter, the Royal Court announced on Friday morning.