Sharp rise in Swedish road deaths

Sharp rise in Swedish road deaths

A total of 470 people died on Sweden's roads in 2007 - some 40 more than the year before. An ongoing zero tolerance campaign has the target of reducing that sum to 270.

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Pregnant British woman ‘in hiding in Sweden’

A pregnant woman who disappeared from her home in England last week could have come to Sweden to give birth to her child, reported Expressen on Tuesday.

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Reinfeldt loses out in annual ratings

Sweden's current crop of ministers has been given the lowest approval ratings since an annual end-of-year poll began twelve years ago.

Boy fights for life after firework blast

Boy fights for life after firework blast

Fireworks caused injuries to people and damage to property as 2008 was ushered in overnight in Sweden. One 16-year-old boy was left fighting for his life after an accident in Blekinge.

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US clears way for Dubai-Nasdaq OMX bid

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. said on Monday that it has obtained official US clearance for Borse Dubai's investment in Nasdaq, which will allow Nasdaq to proceed with its plan to combine with Nordic exchange OMX.