Father of murdered toddlers released

Father of murdered toddlers released

The 28-year-old man held on suspicion of murdering his two children and attempting to murder the children’s mother has been released, according to media reports.

Writer believed to have fled to Sweden

Writer believed to have fled to Sweden

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen arrived in Europe on Wednesday after fleeing India for security reasons, the Swedish PEN Club told AFP, while unconfirmed media reports indicated she was in Sweden.

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Sweden banking crisis law closer to completion

A new Swedish law regulating how and when the state would act to take over a bank in crisis is closer to be coming a reality.

SVT workers charged with smuggling alcohol

SVT workers charged with smuggling alcohol

Six members of staff at the Malmö offices of state broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT) have been indicted on alcohol smuggling charges.

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The path to Swedish asylum: A smuggler speaks

Rami Abdelrahman travels to Jordan and tracks down the first link in the chain of an underground operation involved in the smuggling of Iraqi refugees to Sweden.

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Stockholm Water Prize awarded to British professor

British professor Anthony John Allan was on Wednesday awarded the 2008 Stockholm Water Prize handed out each year in the field of water research, the Stockholm International Water Institute said.

Swedish town celebrates Church Cock victory

Swedish town celebrates Church Cock victory

The four-day Easter weekend isn’t the only cause for excitement among the residents of Alnö outside of Sundsvall in northern Sweden.

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Principal punched by drunken teacher

A school in the central Swedish town of Västerås was the scene of an unusual school hall scuffle on Wednesday morning.

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Sony Ericsson warning hits Ericsson shares

Sony Ericsson, the Swedish-Japanese mobile phone maker, warned on Wednesday that its profits would be lower for the first quarter as sales growth slowed.

Klüft declines to defend heptathlon title

Klüft declines to defend heptathlon title

Swedish champion Carolina Klüft said in an interview published on Wednesday she would not defend her heptathlon title at the Beijing Games this summer following injury problems.

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Police rule out foul play in death of young man

Autopsy results have revealed that a 27-year-old man found dead in central Stockholm at the weekend died of natural causes. Police initially suspected that the man died as a result of an assault.

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Swedish police forced to release murderer

Police in Norrbotten have been forced to release a 30-year-old man convicted in is absence of a murder in France.

Thai man arrested over killing of Swedish tourist

Thai man arrested over killing of Swedish tourist

A 31-year-old Thai man was arrested early on Wednesday over the killing and attempted rape of a Swedish tourist last weekend on the resort isle of Phuket, police said.