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Swedish diplomat expelled from Moscow: Swedish foreign ministry

Stockholm - A Swedish diplomat has been expelled from Moscow in a tit-for-tat move after the Scandinavian country recently kicked out a Russian diplomat, Sweden's foreign ministry said on Monday.

Sweden says sub wreck a Tsarist Russian vessel

Stockholm - Sweden said on Tuesday the wreck of a submarine found off its coast appeared to be a Tsarist-era Russian vessel that collided with a Swedish ship about a century ago.

Swedish wreck divers claim 'Russian mini sub' discovery

Stockholm - Swedish wreck divers said Monday they had found the wreck of a Russian mini-submarine in Swedish territorial waters, nine months after a high-profile hunt in Sweden for a mystery submarine.The Swedish military reacted with caution to the claim.

Horrible Cruelty: Video of man kicking kitten in air, killing it

A shocking video of a man kicking a kitten like it is a soccer ball, lining up to do so and kicking it into the air, killing it, has emerged. The graphic footage is not pretty and not everyone will be able to stomach it.

Two Swedes arrested over 'terrorist crimes' in Syria

Stockholm - Swedish prosecutors on Thursday announced the arrest of two Swedes suspected of committing murder in war-torn Syria, in the nation's first such detentions since the conflict erupted in 2011.

Why is a woman hanging sex toys on power lines all over Portland?

It is uncertain why she's doing it, it's even uncertain if it is her doing it, but what is certain is someone is hanging sex toys on power lines - dozens - all over Portland. They're being seen by all ages and a young woman has claimed responsibility.

Swedes waiting for Ecuador as Assange deadline looms

Stockholm - Swedish prosecutors said Thursday that they were still waiting for Ecuador's permission to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London, as the statute of limitations nears for some of his alleged crimes.

Swedish PM rushed to hospital

Stockholm - Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was rushed to hospital on Thursday after becoming ill on a flight from Ethiopia, his spokeswoman said.

Swedish man sentenced to prison for porn surfer extortion

Stockholm - A Swedish man who sent bills to thousands of people who visited a porn site and threatened to publish their names if they failed to pay was sentenced Monday to two and a half years' jail for extortion.

Op-Ed: Home sweet clicks? Not really, Hemnet Home is grim indeed

Stockholm - The new thing in Sweden is a house designed entirely statistically on an analysis of features clicked on an architecture site. It’s called the Hemnet Home, or House of Clicks. It’s also a great proof of reasons not to design by groupthink.

Sweden boosts military readiness amid Russia concerns

Stockholm - Sweden is stepping up its military capabilities and exercises with NATO amid concerns over Russia's military resurgence, Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist said on Friday.

Op-Ed: Canucks to trade Eddie Lack for a 2nd rounder? Won't happen!

The scuttlebutt coming out of the media, and fan base, in Vancouver is that Eddie Lack will be dealt. Mind you, there's an online petition trying to convince Jim Benning not to trade the popular and talented goalie. But do GMs listen much to fans?

Sweden mulls new laws banning jihad combat, travel

Stockholm - Sweden is considering drafting new legislation that would ban its nationals from fighting in armed conflicts for terrorist organisations such as Islamic State (IS), the government said Wednesday.

NHL players Bartley, Hunt, score in hometown charity hockey game

NHL players Victor Bartley and Brad Hunt were in their hometown of Ridge Meadows Saturday to give back to the place they learned to play hockey. The two headlined a charity game at Maple Ridge's Planet Ice to help fight Crohn’s and Colitis disease.

Swedish prosecutors ask to question Assange

Stockholm - Swedish prosecutors said Monday they had submitted a request to British and Ecuadorian authorities to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London in June and July over rape allegations.

Nuclear weapons states upgrade warheads despite disarmament

Stockholm - Nuclear armed states continue to upgrade their stockpiles despite an international trend towards disarmament, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reported Monday.

Four dead in Swedish car explosion

Stockholm - A car explosion outside the southwestern Swedish city of Gothenburg on Friday evening has left four dead, police said Saturday. The explosion took place as the car with four passengers entered a roundabout.

Swedish prince weds former glamour model

Stockholm - Flag-waving Swedes and royals celebrated in the blazing summer sun on Saturday as reality show starlet Sofia Hellqvist became a real-life princess as she married Prince Carl Philip.

Foo Fighters front man breaks leg on stage but show goes on

Gothenburg - Dave Grohl, singer with rock band, the Foo Fighters gave a whole new meaning to the “the show must go on” when he broke his leg after falling from the stage at a concert in Sweden, Friday, only to return to finish the show with his leg in plaster.

Car explodes at Swedish roundabout killing one

Stockholm - A car exploded at a roundabout outside the Swedish city of Gothenburg on Friday killing at least one person and seriously injuring several others, according to police.
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