Swedish divers search mad king’s warship

Swedish divers search mad king’s warship

Thanks to a grant from the National Geographic Society, a team of divers will be investigating the wreckage of Sweden's 16th century flagship - the 'alter ego' of mad King Erik XIV.

Zlatan fails to sell mansion one year on

Zlatan fails to sell mansion one year on

The Swedish superstar has failed to sell his giant house in Malmö after more than a year on the market, with no one willing to pay the 30 million kronor ($4.3m) plus price mooted.

Curious elk breaks into house in Sweden

Curious elk breaks into house in Sweden

A walkabout elk wandered into a family house in southern Sweden, but after making itself at home the animal had to be put down due to grisly injuries sustained during the break-in.

Swedish six-hour workday on hold

Swedish six-hour workday on hold

Plans to try out a six-hour workday in Gothenburg were put on hold on Monday, with the city saying the experiment may not start until next year.

Swedish site to expose doctors’ mistakes

Swedish site to expose doctors’ mistakes

Lexbase, a controversial site which lets Swedes view their neighbour's criminal records, revealed on Monday that information on less-than-perfect doctors and dentists will soon be available.

Swede finds wrapped sausage inside fish

Swede finds wrapped sausage inside fish

Keen fisherman Liam Mårskon bit off more than he could chew when he reeled in an eight kilo pike, only to discover that it had a half-eaten sausage complete with packaging in its belly.

US gives mixed reviews to Swedish sitcom

US gives mixed reviews to Swedish sitcom

The Stockholm-set comedy 'Welcome to Sweden' will premiere this week across the Atlantic, and critics Stateside haven't held back in their critique of the show.

Swedish TeliaSonera buys Norwegian Tele2

Swedish TeliaSonera buys Norwegian Tele2

Swedish telecom firm TeliaSonera announced on Monday the company would purchase operator Tele2's Norwegian division for 5.1 billion kronor.

Swedish woman raped in laundry room

Swedish woman raped in laundry room

A woman in northern Stockholm was raped on Sunday evening by a masked and armed man hiding in the building's laundry room.

Man beaten with iron pipe for flying Israeli flag

Man beaten with iron pipe for flying Israeli flag

A 38-year-old man in southern Sweden was assaulted on Sunday night after hanging an Israeli flag from his window, with police suspecting it is a hate crime.