Sweden sets sights on new snoop law

Sweden sets sights on new snoop law

As Sweden's parliament prepares to pass a controversial new surveillance law, Faisal Enayat Khan takes a closer look at the development of a far-reaching tapping scheme.

Sweden’s politicians take to the pitch

Sweden’s politicians take to the pitch

The Red-Green team is favoured in this year’s annual football match between the opposition and the government.

Union threatens blockade of Systembolaget

Union threatens blockade of Systembolaget

A branch of the Syndicalist union is threatening a blockade of Systembolaget in protest what it sees as unfair treatment of one of the union’s members by the state-run liquor retailer.

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Surgeon accused of faking operations

A surgeon at a private clinic in Gothenburg is suspecting of taking payment for operations which never took place.

‘Terror’ suspects freed after months in custody

‘Terror’ suspects freed after months in custody

Two Swedes of Somali origin have been released from custody after being held for more than three months on suspicions of terror-related crimes.

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Moroccan Swede jailed on terror charges

A Swedish citizen of Moroccan origin accused of terror-related crimes was sentenced on Tuesday by a court in Morocco to three years in prison.

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‘Chippen’ doubtful for remaining Euro qualifiers

Swedish midfielder Christian Wilhelmsson is likely to miss his country's remaining two pool matches at the Euro finals after going off with a leg injury late in Sweden's 2-0 win over defending champions Greece in Salzburg.

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France Telecom ready to battle Telenor for Telia Sonera

France Telecom is preparing for a possible bidding war for Telia Sonera with Norwegian telecom operator Telenor, according to the Financial Times newspaper.

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Motorcycle gang suspected in daring bank scheme

Eight residents from Skåne in southern Sweden are suspected of gross fraud worth 6 million kronor ($1 million) and attempted fraud against Swedbank and Kristianstads Sparbank.

Drunken officer drove with bottle of Jägermeister in his lap

Drunken officer drove with bottle of Jägermeister in his lap

A police officer from Umeå in northern Sweden has been indicted on suspicion of driving while heavily intoxicated after being stopped with an open bottle of Jägermeister in his lap.