Swede’s suspected murderer a known sex offender

Swede’s suspected murderer a known sex offender

The suspected killer of a Swedish teenager whose partly charred body was found in a wood outside Paris is a repeat sex offender, sources close to the investigation said on Saturday.

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High school students ignorant of their geography

High school students in Umeå were unable to name Finland's capital city in a recent survey which showed an alarming ignorance of basic geography.

Fake taxi driver held over Paris murder

Fake taxi driver held over Paris murder

A fake taxi driver was in police custody on Saturday after French police searched his home in connection with the murder of a Swedish student whose charred body was found in a French forest at the weekend.

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French deny Congo torture claims

The French military have formally denied claims broadcast by Swedish television of torturing a Congolese militia member in 2003.

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Anti-racist anger at cancelled concert

An anti-racist group in Karlstad has reacted angrily to a decision by the council to cancel a planned concert. A Sweden Democrats (SD) meeting planned for the same weekend is given as the reason.

Nobel speech censored by Chinese television

Nobel speech censored by Chinese television

The Nobel Foundation has terminated a contract with TV 4 after it has emerged that its chairman's speech was censored by Chinese television.

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Ericsson report boosts stock exchange

Strong interim reports from Ericsson, Volvo and TeliaSonera put the Stockholm stock exchange in a bullish mood as the trading week ended on Friday.