General Motors gears up for Saab sale

General Motors gears up for Saab sale

Struggling US auto giant General Motors is to seek a buyer for Swedish subsidiary Saab, according to trade media reports in Detroit.

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Politician quits over refugee threats

A politician in southern Sweden is leaving his post on a local council after receiving numerous threats for suggesting that the municipality accept three unaccompanied child refugees.

Swedish park offers new home to superstar German polar bear

Swedish park offers new home to superstar German polar bear

Celebrity polar bear Knut, the pride of Berlin Zoo, may be on his way to Sweden.

Ten ways to save money in Sweden

Ten ways to save money in Sweden

From cheap dates with movie stars to the latest free music service, Thanh Dinh has some great tips for biting back at the credit crunch.

Sporty Swedish teens pose for charity calender

Sporty Swedish teens pose for charity calender

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Opposition urges state car industry takeover

Opposition urges state car industry takeover

Leading government ministers have ruled out the possibility of a state takeover of Volvo Cars should embattled US owner Ford elect to sell its Swedish subsidiary, Dagens Nyheter reports.

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Police clear suspicious parcel from US Embassy

Police bomb disposal experts have safely removed a suspicious package from the grounds of the US Embassy in Stockholm.

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Borg slams EU over bank aid reviews

Swedish finance minister Anders Borg openly called European Commission "bureaucratic” on Tuesday, saying the EU body’s approach to assessing state bailouts of troubled banks hasn’t helped frozen credit markets.

Jumbo jet hostel prepares for take off

Jumbo jet hostel prepares for take off

Travellers passing through Stockholm's Arlanda airport will soon be able to reserve a place on a different sort of plane as the world’s first jumbo jet hostel prepares to take its maiden bookings this Wednesday.

Fuglesang blasts Sweden space commitment

Fuglesang blasts Sweden space commitment

Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang has lashed out at his country for what he sees as an insufficient budget commitment for space research and exploration.

Engine fire forces Baltic ferry evacuation

Engine fire forces Baltic ferry evacuation

Eleven passengers were evacuated from the Sea Wind ferry early on Tuesday morning after a fire broke out in the boat’s main engine as it sailed near the Åland islands in the middle of the Baltic Sea.

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Police shoot pensioner on Gotland

Police on Monday evening shot an elderly man suspected in the earlier shooting of a 48-year-old man in a house north of Visby on the island of Gotland.