Muppets and free love: The bizarre documentary that shaped the image of Sweden

Muppets and free love: The bizarre documentary that shaped the image of Sweden

Who knew that Mahna Mahna, the Muppets' much-loved exploration of scat jazz, came from Sweden? Or at least from Sweden: Heaven and Hell, a bizarre 1968 Italian shock-doc portraying the country as a land of uninhibited public nakedness, government-approved pornography and swinging couples.

Swedish islanders warned to ‘stay away from explosive whale’

Swedish islanders warned to ‘stay away from explosive whale’

Who is Ica-Stig and why do the Swedes seem to care so much?

Who is Ica-Stig and why do the Swedes seem to care so much?

Would you spend a week on a remote Swedish island watching films? This festival needs you

Would you spend a week on a remote Swedish island watching films? This festival needs you

Panic at Swedish pre-school after child brings grenade to class

Panic at Swedish pre-school after child brings grenade to class

Is this really Sweden’s ugliest building?

Is this really Sweden’s ugliest building?

Swedish police remove sculpture mistaken for suicide victim

Swedish police remove sculpture mistaken for suicide victim

Swede’s lost tropical snake shows up in neighbour’s toilet in frigid Lapland

Swede’s lost tropical snake shows up in neighbour’s toilet in frigid Lapland

Who painted this giant penis and breasts on two Stockholm apartment roofs?

Who painted this giant penis and breasts on two Stockholm apartment roofs?

Name mix-up declares wrong Swedish man the father of baby

Name mix-up declares wrong Swedish man the father of baby

Swedish road covered in herring after elk accident

Swedish road covered in herring after elk accident

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