Balkan-Swedes rally to help flood victims

Balkan-Swedes rally to help flood victims

Members of Sweden's sizable community of first and second-generation Balkan immigrants have rallied to get Swedes to donate money to relief efforts for the victims of flooding in Croatia, Bosnia, and Serbia.

Murder probe leads cops to million-kronor swindle

Murder probe leads cops to million-kronor swindle

A 51-year-old Malmö man was charged on Thursday with aggravated embezzlement after he allegedly tricked an elderly neighbour out of one million kronor ($152,000). The man is also suspected of murder and arson.

Muttering MEP brands foe a ‘pile of sh*t’ on TV

Muttering MEP brands foe a ‘pile of sh*t’ on TV

A top Swedish MEP has joined an illustrious roster of politicians who swear when they think their microphone can't hear them, after she mumbled that an opponent was "a pile of sh*t" on live TV.

One in ten Stockholm teens seeks mental care

One in ten Stockholm teens seeks mental care

Ten percent of Stockholm teenagers sought help for mental health issues last year, a new survey has revealed, figures that are almost twice as high as those in southern Sweden.

Five reasons these EU elections are different

Five reasons these EU elections are different

Only one in two Swedes bothered voting last time around, but the battle field has changed since 2009. For starters, the assembly has gotten more power - one of five reasons it makes more sense than ever to vote.

Sweden seems to forget ‘the other’ immigrants

Sweden seems to forget ‘the other’ immigrants

News that nine in ten Swedes view immigration positively left Gothenburg love-pat Lisa Mikulski scratching her head. Which immigrants did they mean? And was it even true or just wishful thinking?

Sweden sues ‘tardy’ European Commission

Sweden sues ‘tardy’ European Commission

Sweden's environment minister has sued the European commission for dragging its feet on banning substances that disrupt hormones.

Tele2 CEO ‘uninterested’ in independent judiciary

Tele2 CEO ‘uninterested’ in independent judiciary

The CEO of Swedish telecom company Tele2 has said he wasn't "very interested" in the independence of the Kazak justice system, which can approve government requests to use Tele2 equipment for surveillance.

‘No euro vote on horizon’: Löfven and Reinfeldt

‘No euro vote on horizon’: Löfven and Reinfeldt

Sweden's prime minister and opposition leader have both categorically stated that the country will not adopt the euro currency any time soon, as Swedes ready for the European Parliament polls on Sunday.