Heraldists want penis reinstated on military badge
Sweden

Heraldists want penis reinstated on military badge

Sweden's chief heraldists remain dissatisfied with a decision by the Nordic Battlegroup to remove a lion's penis depicted on its coat of arms.

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Sweden

LO economist ‘no longer understands’ Riksbank

A speech by Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves to Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) economists did little to shed light on the bank’s decision making process.

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Sweden

More Swedish investment flowing to France

Sweden last year became the second largest source of foreign investment in France.

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Sweden

Students convicted in bullying case

Five teenage boys have been convicted in Malmö for binding their 14-year-old classmate with tape last May.

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Sweden

Lecturer fined for slapping student

A lecturer from Uppsala University has been fined the equivalent of 60 days' wages for striking a medical student across the face during a practical demonstration.

Pandas butchered at Nuremberg Zoo
Germany

Pandas butchered at Nuremberg Zoo

The violent deaths of two red pandas at the Nuremberg Zoo are being investigated by police.

Pirate Bay team in fresh internet controversy
Sweden

Pirate Bay team in fresh internet controversy

Two founders of The Pirate Bay are lending their secure web hosting skills to Wikileaks, a controversial website dedicated to publishing confidential information on the internet.

Ryanair booking system takes weekend break
Sweden

Ryanair booking system takes weekend break

Travellers planning to book a trip with budget airline Ryanair this weekend will have to hold off for a few days after the company announced that its booking system will be off limits from Friday evening until Monday evening.

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Sweden

ICA management knew of mislabelled meat

Municipal food inspectors had discovered more than 30 cases of mislabelled meat prior to a Swedish Television documentary in December which revealed that four ICA stores were intentionally re-labelling their meat.

Man arrested for Mora killing
Sweden

Man arrested for Mora killing

Police in Dalarna have arrested a man in his twenties in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old girl in Mora at the weekend.

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Sweden

Woman ‘threatened’ by doctor’s text messages

A doctor on a temporary assignment at a local clinic in Småland has been reported to police for sending offensive text messages to a female patient.