More Swedes changing their names

More Swedes changing their names

The number of applications for a name change in Sweden keeps growing, according to the Swedish Patent and Registration Office. But before choosing a new moniker, the office reveals some things people should take into consideration.

Military puts focus on equality in design

Military puts focus on equality in design

The Swedish military is launching a major equipment design overhaul in the interests of equality. The aim is to ensure all military gear, from uniforms to weapons, is suitable for everyone serving, regardless of gender or body size.

Court rules in drunken tree chopping case

Court rules in drunken tree chopping case

Sweden’s Supreme Court has had the final say in a case where a man chopped down a friend’s neighbour’s trees under the influence. The judgment might make him think twice before reaching for a handsaw after a party again.