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Norwegian man 'forgets' luxury boat for two years
Photo: Polisen Båtsamverkan Västra Götaland/Facebook

Norwegian man 'forgets' luxury boat for two years

Police learned on Wednesday that a mystery boat floating for years in a Swedish harbour belonged to a Norwegian man who'd didn't even realize he still owned it. READ () »

Swedish cops shoot spear-wielding man dead
Police on the scene of the shooting. Photo: Adam Ihse/TT

Swedish cops shoot spear-wielding man dead

Police gunned down a man armed with a spear and a knife on Saturday after he went on the attack against officers. The man died soon after in a Gothenburg hospital. READ () »

Gothenburg teen held over double murder

Gothenburg teen held over double murder

Police have arrested a young man suspected of committing a double murder in Gothenburg when he was 15 years old. READ () »

Man cleared of rape: was 'unaware' she was drunk

Man cleared of rape: was 'unaware' she was drunk

A man on trial in western Sweden for allegedly raping a woman who was so drunk she had trouble standing up has been freed because he "wasn't aware" she was drunk. READ () »

Gothenburg police arrest ten in gangland raids
Photo: Adam Ihse/TT

Gothenburg police arrest ten in gangland raids

Ten men with connections to the ongoing gang conflict in Gothenburg in western Sweden were arrested on Tuesday morning in a series of raids. READ () »

Glass deathtrap kills flock of Swedish birds
Nearly 80 birds died after flying into a glass wall. Photo: Fågelcentralen

Glass deathtrap kills flock of Swedish birds

Eighty birds flew into a glass sound barrier in western Sweden on Sunday, in a mishap that proved fatal for the vast majority of the flock. READ () »

Gothenburg bribery scandal
Construction magnate convicted of bribery

Construction magnate convicted of bribery

A Gothenburg court on Friday convicted prominent Swedish housing mogul Stefan Allbäck and former footballer on bribery charges stemming from a major construction corruption scandal that came to light back in 2010. READ () »

Hurried bun mule sparks airport bomb scare
Airport 'bun scare' as man bolts through barrier

Hurried bun mule sparks airport bomb scare

Airport staff in Gothenburg apprehended a man on Wednesday when he tried to run through security, but the bomb squad called in to assist with the situation got a tasty surprise when they opened his bag to probe its contents. READ () »

Half-naked man grinds trains to a halt

Half-naked man grinds trains to a halt

Trains and trams in Gothenburg, western Sweden, were temporarily ground to a halt after a man wearing only his underwear was spotted wandering the tracks. A helicopter was sent out to find him but the exhibitionist wasn't tracked down READ () »

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28 October 15:16

The Green Growth Group Summit »

"Today on the 28 October in Brussels, a large group of key EU Ministers and business people, including UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey, and Swedish Environment Minister Lena Ek, will meet to discuss green growth. They all have a stake in resolving a challenge which, although it is crucial..." READ »

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