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Volvo recalls 65,000 cars for airbag problem

Swedish automaker Volvo Cars said Monday it had decided to recall 65,000 cars worldwide because of a problem with airbag software.

Saab submits Gripen offer to Norway

Saab submits Gripen offer to Norway

Aeronautics groups Saab of Sweden and Lockheed Martin of the United States on Monday submitted tenders for a planned order by the Norwegian Air Force for 48 combat aircraft, Norway's defence ministry said.

Nine-year-old boy finds buried treasure

Nine-year-old boy finds buried treasure

Nine-year-old Alexander Granhof and his grandfather Jens have made what is believed to be the largest ever find in southern Sweden of silver coins from the Middle Ages.

Bus driver convicted for deadly crash

Bus driver convicted for deadly crash

A 22-year-old bus driver indicted on suspicions of having caused a deadly bus crash in Rasbo, north of Uppsala in February 2007, has been given a suspended sentence.

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Somalia terror suspects await charges

The Stockholm District Court extended on Monday the detention order for two men suspected of financing terrorist activities in Somalia.

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Top Swedish military officer fired

Major General Tony Stigsson, former head of the Swedish Armed Forces' Joint Forces Command, was formally dismissed today.

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Scania sees profits rise while orders sag

Swedish truckmaker Scania, which is in the process of being acquired by Volkswagen, on Monday posted strong first quarter results and increased sales while flagging a sharp fall in new orders ahead.

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Electrolux posts first quarter loss

Electrolux, the world's leading electric appliance maker, reported a first quarter loss on Monday, weighed down by weak markets in Europe and the United States, costly product launches and restructuring charges.

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Electrolux posts first quarter loss

Electrolux, the world's leading electric appliance maker, reported a first quarter loss on Monday, weighed down by weak markets in Europe and the United States, costly product launches and restructuring charges.

Witnessing Eurovision nightmares in a Gothenburg downpour

Witnessing Eurovision nightmares in a Gothenburg downpour

In his book Cycling Back to Happiness, English journalist Bernie Friend covers 6,000 kilometres of northern Europe on a bicycle in a bid to overcome his paranoia. In the last of our three excerpts, Bernie and his pal Rhys get unexpectedly Eurovisioned in Gothenburg.

Japan tells Ikea to give better instructions

Japan tells Ikea to give better instructions

Swedish do-it-yourself furniture giant Ikea has been ordered to give better instructions in Japan after a customer suffered minor injuries assembling a chest.