‘Keep doors and windows closed’: Rats ‘the size of cats’ spotted in northern Swedish town

‘Keep doors and windows closed’: Rats ‘the size of cats’ spotted in northern Swedish town

Residents in part of Sundsvall, northern Sweden have been told to keep their doors closed and schoolchildren were kept inside during breaktimes after unusually large rats were spotted in the neighbourhood.

DRONE VIDEO: Snow-dump mountain looms over Swedish town

DRONE VIDEO: Snow-dump mountain looms over Swedish town

Surprised passengers end up in northern Sweden after plane flies to wrong airport

Surprised passengers end up in northern Sweden after plane flies to wrong airport

Cold but sunny weekend after sudden snow flurries: forecast

Cold but sunny weekend after sudden snow flurries: forecast

IN PICTURES: Schools and trains cancelled as snowdrifts trouble parts of Sweden

IN PICTURES: Schools and trains cancelled as snowdrifts trouble parts of Sweden

Two dead in Swedish train accident

Two dead in Swedish train accident

Is Elijah Wood in Sundsvall and what is he doing there?

Is Elijah Wood in Sundsvall and what is he doing there?

Swedish workers’ lucky escape in bridge collapse

Swedish workers’ lucky escape in bridge collapse

Swedish police hunt psychiatric patient

Swedish police hunt psychiatric patient

Man lands dream job after Hasselhoff car ad

Man lands dream job after Hasselhoff car ad

Cops marvel at woman’s drunk driving ‘record’

Cops marvel at woman’s drunk driving ‘record’

Swedish crowds fall for footballer turned ‘Idol’

Swedish crowds fall for footballer turned ‘Idol’

Swedish city hit by parasite outbreak

Swedish city hit by parasite outbreak

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Appeal court threatened after paedophile judgement

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Norrland church thief jailed

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Unexpected treasures in the heart of Sweden

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Mercury leak fears over Baltic barrels

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Boy in hospital after sand bullying

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Man tried to rape three Sundsvall women

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Electronic newpaper could revolutionise media

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More street brawls after smoking ban

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State alco maker aims to close plant

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Parents suspected of putting daughter in freezer

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Four-year-old girl locked inside fridge

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Eight-year-old boy found

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Crew members die of oxygen deprivation

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Man cleared of locking daughter in fridge

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Gang attacks ambulance in Sundsvall

‘Lawnmower man’ completes epic journey

‘Lawnmower man’ completes epic journey

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Pensioner ‘planned automatic weapons deal’

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Swedish man sought for posing as sex researcher

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Man skins deer’s head in front of pre-school

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Acupuncturist fined for treating crying baby

Wal-Mart eyes Sweden

Wal-Mart eyes Sweden

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Missing woodcutter found dead

Prayer group outrage over church music video

Prayer group outrage over church music video

Two dead in Swedish air crash

Two dead in Swedish air crash

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Four young women in GHB overdose

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Napping cat may have killed sleeping infant

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Swedish nursing home introduces coffee rationing

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Mother told to clean own room after caesarean

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Charges filed in massive Swedish doping scandal

Swedish landlord to pay tenants who tattle on smoking neighbours

Swedish landlord to pay tenants who tattle on smoking neighbours

Prostitution sting nets hundreds of suspects

Prostitution sting nets hundreds of suspects

Flats overrun by maggots from rotting corpse

Flats overrun by maggots from rotting corpse

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Man convicted for attack on driver of riding mower

Store spares shoplifters using ‘sign of shame’

Store spares shoplifters using ‘sign of shame’

Gang helping shoppers steal from Ikea

Gang helping shoppers steal from Ikea

Nazi-era mine washes ashore in Sweden

Nazi-era mine washes ashore in Sweden

86 charged after massive booze smuggling probe

86 charged after massive booze smuggling probe

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Dead woman kept frozen in Sweden for four years

Dead Swedes face burial against families’ wishes

Dead Swedes face burial against families’ wishes

Man with machete leaves woman, dog bloodied

Man with machete leaves woman, dog bloodied

Machete man goes berserk in Swedish clinic

Machete man goes berserk in Swedish clinic

Hospital mix-up causes post-funeral autopsy

Hospital mix-up causes post-funeral autopsy

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Suspected paedophile’s home in arson attack

Assault victim finds attacker on Facebook

Assault victim finds attacker on Facebook

Man who went berserk with machete ‘not insane’

Man who went berserk with machete ‘not insane’

‘Machete man’ jailed after ruthless rampage

‘Machete man’ jailed after ruthless rampage

Fall from hospital bed kills elderly woman

Fall from hospital bed kills elderly woman

‘Disabled’ fraudster nabbed in massive scam

‘Disabled’ fraudster nabbed in massive scam

Train derailment leaves fifteen injured

Train derailment leaves fifteen injured

Sundsvall: ‘It’s like living in a wok pan’

Sundsvall: ‘It’s like living in a wok pan’

Cops suspect murder after woman found dead

Cops suspect murder after woman found dead

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Teen kills man, 84, over ‘sex blackmail’ plot

Convicted double murderer found dead

Convicted double murderer found dead

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Two arrested for Christmas Eve killing