Ten signs you’ve been in Sweden too long

Ten signs you’ve been in Sweden too long

After a while in Sweden, many foreigners find themselves turning a bit Swedish. Here are ten signs that you might have been here for just a bit too long.

Parents freaking upset about offensive sandwich

Parents freaking upset about offensive sandwich

VIDEO: A new sandwich shop in Gothenburg that uses a coarse English swearword in its marketing has raised the hackles of immigrants and natives alike. The owner says it's a question of humour.

Volkswagen vows to keep Scania in Sweden

Volkswagen vows to keep Scania in Sweden

German auto maker Volkswagen has promised trade unions at Scania to keep the company's assembly line in Sweden if its takeover bid is successful, newspaper Dagens Arbete reported on Wednesday.

Swedish Islam critic convicted of shoe attack

Swedish Islam critic convicted of shoe attack

The 55-year-old who battered a Muslim woman with a shoe in Malmö was on Wednesday handed a suspended sentence for assault. He also attacked the woman's daughter.

Sweden hit by sharp rise in skin cancer deaths

Sweden hit by sharp rise in skin cancer deaths

More Swedes than ever are dying from skin cancer, with a 39-percent increase in people losing their battle with the disease today compared to how many lives it claimed ten years ago.

Sweden ‘last resort’ for orphan of slain reporter

Sweden ‘last resort’ for orphan of slain reporter

The Sweden-based uncle of Afghan toddler Abuzar, who lost his siblings and parents in a recent terror attack in Kabul, is trying to find the best place for him to grow up, with Stockholm suburb Järfälla still an option.

Benefit fraud: Snitches save Sweden millions

Benefit fraud: Snitches save Sweden millions

Sweden's social insurance agency recovered 170 million kronor last year after it tightened its reins on catching benefit fraudsters, thanks largely to a healthy dose of snitching from irate Swedes.

Fixed interest rate mortgages back in vogue

Fixed interest rate mortgages back in vogue

More Swedes are opting to lock down the interest rates on their mortgages, after several years where flexible loan rates have come to dominate the housing market.

Kockums offers cash to stem staff bleed to Saab

Kockums offers cash to stem staff bleed to Saab

The German owner of submarine makers Kockums is offering its Sweden staff extra money in the face of a poaching onslaught by Saab, but only if three quarters of its staff remain loyal.

Zlatan rules out England as Chelsea clash looms

Zlatan rules out England as Chelsea clash looms

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced on Tuesday that he would never play in England, as his Parisian team prepares to face Chealsea in the Champions League quarter-finals.