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GM cuts threaten Saab jobs

General Motors (GM) is planning to cut up to 5,900 jobs from Opel and Saab as part of a cost savings plan.

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Interview: Lars Vilks

Swedish artist Lars Vilks sparked international controversy last summer when several Swedish newspapers published his drawings portraying the Muslim prophet Muhammad as a so-called roundabout dog.

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Scottish pension fund adds name to Ericsson suit

One of the largest pension funds in Scotland is adding its name to a class action law suit against Ericsson for alleged violations of securities laws that the fund says cost it £2 million ($4 million).

Communism new focus for history agency

Communism new focus for history agency

Sweden's Living History Forum on Monday launched a new project designed to highlight crimes against humanity committed by communist regimes around the world.

Abba stars settle copyright dispute over musical

Abba stars settle copyright dispute over musical

Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson have averted a return to court after settling a copyright dispute with playwright Carl-Johan Seth over the musical ‘Kristina från Duvemåla’.

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Swede rescues family from Oslo fire

A 23-year old Swedish man rescued a mother and her three children from a burning house in Oslo on Monday morning.

Households forecast real estate price hike

Households forecast real estate price hike

A growing number of households anticipate housing prices to rise over the coming year, a new study by SEB bank has shown.

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Security car attacked in Gothenburg

Just before a bomb detonated under a car in central Stockholm on Sunday, a car belonging to the same security guard firm was set on fire in Gothenburg.

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South Africans race dogs in snowy Sweden

Lifting a large Siberian Husky out of its cage, South Africa's national dog racing champ excitedly describes what it has been like training for her first competition on snow at this weekend's world sled dog racing championship in Sweden.

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SAS reaches settlement over Dash plane problems

SAS has agreed to settle with Bombardier and Goodrich after a string of incidents in the fall of 2007 forced the airline to ground its entire fleet of Dash aircraft.

Man arrested following Stockholm bomb attack

Man arrested following Stockholm bomb attack

Police have arrested a 29-year-old man following a Sunday morning explosion in Stockholm’s Vasastan neighborhood which damaged a car and blew out more than 20 windows on Surbrungatan.

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Schools employing sex offenders

Careless employers have allowed at least 75 convicted sex criminals to work as substitutes in Swedish schools and daycare centers since 2003.