Body of missing woman found

Body of missing woman found

Police confirmed late Wednesday night that they have found the body of Carolin Stenvall, the 29-year-old Swedish woman who has been missing for more than a month.

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Do I have to pay tax when I sell my house?

Ask The Local: We have left Sweden and moved back to Ireland, selling our Swedish apartment. Since we won't be returning to live in Sweden, do we have to pay capital gains tax? John, County Galway, Ireland.

‘Meat mountain’ ex-minister slams Swedish security service

‘Meat mountain’ ex-minister slams Swedish security service

Sweden's former Finance Minister Pär Nuder has criticized the country's security service over its failure to protect assassinated Foreign Minister Anna Lindh.

Sweden to stop adoptions from Vietnam

Sweden to stop adoptions from Vietnam

The Swedish government plans to halt adoptions of children from Vietnam citing concerns over corruption and fears that the child’s best interests don’t always come first.

Stockholm film festival announces award recipients

Stockholm film festival announces award recipients

Organizers of the Stockholm International Film Festival announced on Wednesday that British actress Charlotte Rampling will receive this year's Lifetime Achievement Award, while Hong Kong director Wong Kar Wai will receive the festival's Visionary Award.

Krona at weakest level in six years

Krona at weakest level in six years

The value of the Swedish krona dropped further in overnight trading ahead of Wednesday’s opening of markets in Europe, trading at 10.15 kronor per euro and 7.95 kronor per US dollar.

Robust third quarter for Handelsbanken

Robust third quarter for Handelsbanken

Sweden’s second-largest bank, Handelsbanken, presented strong third-quarter earnings on Thursday, saying it had so far escaped any adverse effects from the turmoil in global financial markets.

Swedish hockey fans delay match with dildo downpour

Swedish hockey fans delay match with dildo downpour

Supporters of the Stockholm-based AIK ice hockey team scored an unusual hat trick of heckling on Tuesday night featuring dildos, profane banners, and a giant inflatable penis.

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‘Decriminalize spread of HIV’: agency

A Swedish government agency is refusing to assist the police in an ongoing investigation concerning a person suspected of infecting a woman with HIV.

Sweden to help universities commercialize innovations

Sweden to help universities commercialize innovations

Several colleges and universities in Sweden are to receive money to set up offices of innovation which will help researchers turn their discoveries into commercial enterprises.

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Smuggling charges dropped when couple revealed party plans

The busy social life of an elderly couple from Piteå in northern Sweden has helped free them of smuggling charges after being caught transporting thousands of litres of alcohol from Germany into Sweden.