Reinfeldt: more tax cuts on the way

Reinfeldt: more tax cuts on the way

Working Swedes are to be given another round of tax cuts, worth 15 billion kronor, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has announced.

Man arrested for spying on Saab

Man arrested for spying on Saab

A Gothenburg court has remanded in custody a man suspected of spying on Saab Microwave Systems.

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Japanese banks offer ‘Ninja loan’ to Volvo Group

Japan's Mizuho Corporate Bank said on Friday it had arranged a $1.04 billion dollar syndicated loan for Sweden's Volvo Group.

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Man jailed for selling wife for sex

A man who sold his mentally disabled teenage wife for sex has been jailed for five and a half years by a court in Stockholm.

Fire at Swedish nuclear power plant

Fire at Swedish nuclear power plant

A fire broke out Friday on the roof of a turbine hall at a nuclear power plant on Sweden's west coast but was quickly extinguished and the reactor was never in danger, the plant said.

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Nordic neighbours concerned by snoop law

Denmark, Finland and Norway voiced concerns this week about a new law in Sweden that allows all emails and phone calls to be monitored in the name of national security, fearing their emails transmitted through Swedish cables will be read.

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Judge wrote anti-immigrant letters to Prime Minister

A Swedish magistrate wrote anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim letters to Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt during a period in which she was judging in criminal cases involving immigrants, it has been revealed.

Jazz festival celebrates unique Swedish sound

Jazz festival celebrates unique Swedish sound

If you like your bebop served up with a unique Nordic flavor, then the Stockholm Jazz Festival is the place to be. This year, Mary J. Blige, Van Morrison and Joan Armatrading will all take to the stage as one of the finest jazz festivals in Scandinavia celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Russians plan to dodge Swedish spies

Russians plan to dodge Swedish spies

Russian telecom operators have drawn up plans to re-route data and call traffic to avoid Swedish eavesdropping, following the passing of Sweden's new law giving spying agency FRA increased powers to intercept communications.

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20-year-old dies after police cell suicide bid

A 20-year-old man has died a week after he hanged himself in police custody in Uppsala.

Knife murder linked to mobile phone row

Knife murder linked to mobile phone row

A young man was stabbed to death in Gothenburg on Thursday night. Three men -- a father and his two sons -- have been arrested in connection with the attack, which took place on Marklandsgatan in the city's Högsbo district.