Swedish penis pastries sell like hot cakes

Swedish penis pastries sell like hot cakes

A Swedish bakery in Karlstad has joined an annual global November campaign aimed at raising awareness of prostate cancer, by cooking up pastries shaped like male members.

Sweden is world’s fifth most prosperous nation

Sweden is world’s fifth most prosperous nation

Sweden has been ranked the fifth most prosperous country and top in the world for entrepreneurs. But the London-based institute behind the index warns that "hidden" unemployment risks hindering growth.

Greenpeace barred from Vattenfall brown coal bid

Greenpeace barred from Vattenfall brown coal bid

Greenpeace said on Monday that it has been barred from bidding for the German coal operations of Swedish energy giant Vattenfall, which the environmental activists intended to shut down.

‘Entrepreneurs can have work-life balance too’

‘Entrepreneurs can have work-life balance too’

Startup and small business owners should not panic about missing out on quality of life. It is possible to run your own company without running yourself into the ground, argues Swedish career and life coach Pia Webb.

Trollhättan pupils return after fatal school attack

Trollhättan pupils return after fatal school attack

A Swedish school was still in mourning when it reopened on Monday, more than a week after an attack which saw a sword-wielding knifeman kill a pupil and teaching assistant.

Stockholm: World’s cleanest water?

Stockholm: World’s cleanest water?

Stockholm is a city consisting of 14 islands and more than 50 bridges. The city is literally surrounded by, and filled with, water. And it's also home to what may be the cleanest water in the world.

Stockholm worst Nordic capital for gun crime

Stockholm worst Nordic capital for gun crime

189 people have been injured in shootings in the Swedish capital over the past five years, double the number in Copenhagen, Oslo and Helsinki put together. Rising gang-related crime has been blamed for the violence.

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Swede warms hearts with flashmob movie proposal

UPDATED: A Swedish children's TV presenter left his girlfriend speechless when he asked her to marry him by organizing an electrifying flashmob to the tune of a famous Grease hit.

Fears for melting ski resorts in Sweden

Fears for melting ski resorts in Sweden

Swedish weather forecasters are predicting that some ski resorts could end up without any thick snow, as climate change affects the Nordic nation.

The quickest route to UK Eurobonus destinations
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The quickest route to UK Eurobonus destinations

Time for a getaway? The UK is just a short flight away from Sweden, and there are numerous great options for weekend away. Here are the top five.

Activists fight closure of Malmö migrant camp

Activists fight closure of Malmö migrant camp

UPDATED: Campaigners are gathered at a controversial camp in Malmö that has been home to hundreds of mostly Roma people, but is set to be cleared by police and local authorities.