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Archive for Sun, 12 Jul 2009

Spaniard Sanchez wins Swedish Open

Spaniard Sanchez wins Swedish Open

Spanish rank outsider Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez spoiled the birthday celebrations of top seed Caroline Wozniacki from Denmark in Saturday's Swedish Open final.

Royal dish rags hit Swedish stores

Royal dish rags hit Swedish stores

If news of Princess Victoria's pending nuptials to Daniel Westling still makes you weepy, you can dry your eyes with a dish rag emblazoned with protraits of the bride and groom-to-be.

Suspected double murderer remanded

On Friday, a 23-year-old man suspected of murdering a couple near Båstad in southern Sweden was remanded into custody.

90-year-old affirmed right to national transportation service

A 90-year-old Halmstad woman who was denied a car ride from the national transportation service (riksfärdtjänst) to her son's house on Christmas Eve has had her day in court. The court ruled the elderly woman has a legal right to receive transportation assistance.

Four young women in GHB overdose

Four cases of GHB overdose in Sundsvall over the weekend point to a growing worry among health care officials about the prevalence of the drug in Gothenburg and Sundsvall.

Western Sweden caught in downpour

Western Sweden caught in downpour

Rain has been pouring down over Dalsland and southern Värmland in western Sweden over the weekend. In Åmål, around 100 properties have been flooded and the Swedish Road Administration (Vägverket) was forced to close several roads in the area on Saturday.