Top athlete charged with attempted murder

Top athlete charged with attempted murder

A top Swedish athlete has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly lured her ex-boyfriend into a stolen car and tried to kill him. The woman, who has represented Sweden internationally, denies the charges.

Sweden and Austria school bullying in focus

Sweden and Austria school bullying in focus

Sweden has the least amount of school bullying in the western world, a recent report from the OECD shows, coming in far below the average at only 4 percent despite a number of high-profile cases in the past few years. Austria, meanwhile, topped the list.

Sweden’s king ‘worried’ about Saudi row

Sweden’s king ‘worried’ about Saudi row

Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf is worried about his country’s diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia and has offered to give his two cents in helping Sweden find a solution to the problem. Next week, he will meet Foreign Minister Margot Wallström to discuss the row.

Swedish anti-Isis troops to Iraq ‘before summer’

Swedish anti-Isis troops to Iraq ‘before summer’

Up to 30 Swedish troops are likely to join the US-led coalition against the militant Islamist group ISIS in Iraq before the summer, government sources said Saturday, upping both the number of soldiers and speeding up the timetable for their deployment.