‘It’s amazing to represent Sweden’: Sanna Nielsen

‘It’s amazing to represent Sweden’: Sanna Nielsen

Who else but Sweden's Eurovision entry Sanna Nielsen for our Swede of the Week? We chatted with Sanna ahead of Saturday's final about her fans, her plans, and what "undo my sad" actually means.

Sweden publishes global custody battle manual

Sweden publishes global custody battle manual

The Swedish government has published a manual for parents who fear their child will be taken abroad against their will - "Sweden cannot meddle in another country's laws".

What do Swedes really think about Eurovision?

What do Swedes really think about Eurovision?

On the eve of the Eurovision final, we talked to ten Stockholmers and challenged them to name Sweden's entrant. We also asked what they thought about the competition. Their answers may surprise you.

Swedish girl, 12, found high at school

Swedish girl, 12, found high at school

Police were called in when a young Swedish schoolgirl was acting strangely at her southern Sweden high school. Tests showed that she had cannabis in her blood system.

‘Men abused at home as often as women’: report

‘Men abused at home as often as women’: report

Swedish men and women are as likely to be abused in an intimate relationship, a new benchmark report has found, but women are more often hospitalized after being assaulted by a partner.

Taxman boils rice to nail restaurant owner

Taxman boils rice to nail restaurant owner

The Swedish tax agency (Skatteverket) has uptaxed a restaurant in southern Sweden after investigators launched "Operation Rice Cooking", and turned to a saucepan to prove the fraud.

‘Too much work’ at Ericsson kills Italian man

‘Too much work’ at Ericsson kills Italian man

Italy's highest court has ordered Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson to pay €859,000 in compensation to an Italian family after one of its employees died of a heart attack due to work-related stress.

‘We feel the Nazi frost in the air’: Sweden

‘We feel the Nazi frost in the air’: Sweden

IN PICTURES: Two of Sweden's most prominent politicians have asked their European counterparts "to wake up". Cecilia Malmström and Birgitta Ohlsson argue that it is time to fight "Hitler's ideological heirs, who are marching towards our legislative assemblies".

Swede, 30, dies as ambulance turns back

Swede, 30, dies as ambulance turns back

Emergency services in Uppsala turned back from a call-out when they couldn't contact a 30-year-old man at his address. He was later found dead from a brain hemorrhage.

Swedish woman fined for wet diaper attack

Swedish woman fined for wet diaper attack

A Swedish woman who hurled a wet diaper at daycare staff has been found guilty of harassment and assault in Växjö.

Swedish feminist party gains new poll ground

Swedish feminist party gains new poll ground

April saw Sweden's Feminist Initiative (Fi) party add another percentage point to its voter support, edging closer to the parliamentary threshold just days after 52 percent of Swedes said they'd like to see the upstart party in government.