Police shooting in Husby ruled ‘self-defence’

Police shooting in Husby ruled ‘self-defence’

Prosecutors offered a final ruling on Tuesday for the fatal police shooting of a pensioner in Husby, an incident which many believe was the catalyst to the riots that plagued the Stockholm suburb for a week last year.

Police hunt Lampedusa suspect in Sweden

Police hunt Lampedusa suspect in Sweden

A gang member involved in the Lampedusa migrant boat shipwreck is thought to be on the run in Sweden, with police reportedly on his heels after multiple other arrests on Tuesday.

Swedes propose new bike path to Copenhagen

Swedes propose new bike path to Copenhagen

With an ever-growing population in the Öresund region, a Swedish construction company wants to improve cross-country commuting with a speedy new metro line and "super bike tunnel" to Copenhagen.

Swedes accuse Eritrean president of torture

Swedes accuse Eritrean president of torture

Three lawyers have accused Eritrea's president Isaias Afwerki of torture and human rights crimes against Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak.

Integration minister slams migration myths

Integration minister slams migration myths

As the Sweden Democrats take the stage at Almedalen, Integration Minister Erik Ullenhag cautions against believing everything said about migration.

Almedalen: When will it all become too much?

Almedalen: When will it all become too much?

With the Almedalen political week in full swing and with over 3,000 events scheduled, contributor Nima Sanandaji wonders if it's all getting a bit much and whether society actually gains anything from all the money being spent.

EU slashes data roaming fees by more than half

EU slashes data roaming fees by more than half

Using your mobile phone outside of Sweden just got cheaper, with charges for internet use more than halved, as the EU capped roaming charges on Tuesday.

Brazil suspects drug row behind Swede’s death

Brazil suspects drug row behind Swede’s death

Police in Brazil suspect that the murder of a Swedish man in Rio de Janeiro was related to a drug dispute between hostel guests.

‘Owl man’ attacks elderly Swede with chainsaw

‘Owl man’ attacks elderly Swede with chainsaw

UPDATED: A man attacked his 83-year-old neighbour with a chainsaw on Tuesday after cutting her door open. Neighbours suspect he was lashing out after complaints about incessant animal noises coming from his apartment.