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Saviano to attend Stockholm premiere

Renowned Italian author Roberto Saviano is to attend the Swedish premiere of the film adaptation of his hard-hitting book Gomorrah at the 19th Stockholm Film Festival on Wednesday.

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Second bank joins Sweden’s loan guarantee scheme

Volvofinans Bank AB has said it will apply to participate in the loan guarantee programme contained within the Swedish government's financial stability package.

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Italian outcry over Swedish ‘slander’

The Italian Ambassador to Sweden has slammed a petition raised this week by a Swedish member of parliament in support of high profile Italian author Roberto Saviano.

Swedish copyright laws ‘a joke’

Swedish copyright laws ‘a joke’

The director and producers of Let The Right One In, a Swedish movie that has proved an enormous box office and critical success, have lent their voices to Sweden's ongoing intellectual property debate with an open letter to the government.

Swedish town and ski resort for sale

Swedish town and ski resort for sale

Ski-loving real estate investors interested in rubbing elbows with royalty may want to venture north to the Swedish village of Storlien, which is on the market for 365 million kronor ($45.6 million).

Confidence in economy hits record low

Confidence in economy hits record low

A major index measuring sentiment about the Swedish economy continued to fall in November, reaching its lowest level since measurements began in 1996.

Would you ever consider becoming a Swedish citizen?

Would you ever consider becoming a Swedish citizen?

Ever week we ask a panel of readers to give their views on a particular issue concerning the international community. This week we wonder whether the panelists are keen to get their hands on a Swedish passport.

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Bildt plays down nanny tax ‘scandal’

Sweden’s foreign minister Carl Bildt has dismissed allegations that he has been flouting the country’s tax rules by not paying any taxes for his nanny in Sweden.

Police: Swedish teens offering sex for booze

Police: Swedish teens offering sex for booze

Swedish teenagers are resorting to increasingly perilous measures in order to get their hands on alcohol, according to police in Stockholm.

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Toddler’s death prompts US recall for Ikea blinds

Swedish furniture maker Ikea announced on Tuesday it was recalling window blinds sold in the United States following the choking death of a one-year-old girl.

Swedes caught up in Thai unrest

Swedes caught up in Thai unrest

Hundreds of Swedes are among the estimated 3,000 travelers stranded in Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport after violent anti-government protesters stormed the building on Tuesday, forcing authorities to shut down operations.

Swede named in White House chef speculation

Swede named in White House chef speculation

Swedish chef Marcus Samuelsson, founder of New York’s acclaimed Aquavit restaurant, is among those being tipped as possible candidates to prepare meals for Barack Obama at the White House.

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Man feared drowned after ferry mishap

A man is believed to have drowned in the Baltic Sea after falling overboard from a ferry on Tuesday night.