New Research Sheds Light On Swedish King’s Decapitation
March 22, 2016

Thanks to modern forensic techniques, researchers are fleshing out the lurid story of 12th-century Swedish King Erik IX. Read More

Baby Found Hidden in Coffin of Mummified Swedish Bishop
June 24, 2015

A CT scan has revealed the tiny body of a premature baby tucked under the feet of a Lutheran bishop’s 336-year-old mummified remains. Read More

The Birth of “Stockholm Syndrome,” 40 Years Ago
August 23, 2013

Forty years ago, a six-day hostage drama inside a Swedish bank christened the psychological phenomenon known as "Stockholm Syndrome." Read More