Stockholm museum in row over Nazi loot

Stockholm museum in row over Nazi loot

A Stockholm art gallery is being accused of holding on to a painting looted by the Nazis despite demands from its original owners for it to be returned.

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Boy suspected of brutal murder of 81-year-old man

A 16-year-old boy has been indicted for the December murder of an 81-year-old man in southern Sweden.

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Dozens indicted over Vietnam child smuggling

A major child smuggling ring is suspected of bringing dozens of children from Vietnam to Sweden, prosecutors say.

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Daimler finalizes sale of Berlin complex to SEB

German car maker Daimler said on Friday it had closed the sale of property on Berlin's Potsdamer Platz to the Swedish bank SEB for "almost €1.4 billion" ($2.1 billion).

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Foreign ministry double agent fooled Soviet spies

A former high-ranking official at the Swedish foreign ministry has revealed how for 13 years he fed false information to the KGB and other communist security agencies.

Popcorn, Schlager and Reggae: what’s on in Sweden

Popcorn, Schlager and Reggae: what’s on in Sweden

Something for the weekend:Discover the art of movie comedy at Stockholm's Popcorn festival, get an early taste of summer at Gothenburg's annual boat fair, or go see French band Justice play in Malmö.

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63-year-old held over remote-control bank heist

A 63-year-old man has been remanded in custody by Uppsala District Court in connection with a hi-tech heist at the Knivsta branch of Swedbank, north of Stockholm, Dagens Nyheter reports.

HIV Brit gets 14 years

HIV Brit gets 14 years

A British citizen with HIV has been sentenced to 14 years in jail by a Swedish court after having unprotected sex with 16 young girls, two of whom contracted the virus.

Former PM maxes out on tax break he opposed

Former PM maxes out on tax break he opposed

Former Prime Minister Göran Persson protested bitterly against the current government plans to give tax breaks for people using domestic services such as cleaning or gardening - but now it has been revealed that Persson is making maximum use of the tax break he opposed.

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Ericsson slashes 1,000 jobs after profit fall

Beleaguered Swedish telecom infrastructure group Ericsson, hit hard by a slowdown in the telecom sector, announced on Friday a 17 percent fall in 2007 net profit and the shedding of 1,000 jobs in Sweden.

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Stockholm to name street after Bergman

The city of Stockholm plans to rename a street after the late Swedish cinema legend Ingmar Bergman, who died last July at the age of 89.