Karin Bergöö Larsson: Mother, muse and artist

Karin Bergöö Larsson: Mother, muse and artist

Marge Thorell takes a peek inside the home of a Swedish designer whose own artistic legacy has freed her from the shadow of her celebrated husband.

Tainted Irish meat delivered to Swedish schools

Tainted Irish meat delivered to Swedish schools

Less than a day after authorities warned consumers in Sweden to avoid pork products from Ireland due to the possible presence of dioxin, it has emerged that Swedish school children may have already eaten some of the tainted meat.

‘Cyberpimp’ trial opens in Stockholm

‘Cyberpimp’ trial opens in Stockholm

A Swedish "Cyberpimp" is currently on trial at Stockholm district court, facing accusations that he sold at least 15 young women for sex.

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Swedish inflation drops sharply in November

Swedish inflation slowed in November to 2.5 percent from 4.0 percent in October, thanks to declining petrol and mortgage costs, Statistics Sweden (SCB) said on Tuesday.

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Gothenburg pilot’s wife rides the gamut of emotions

"It felt like there was something to believe in after all. It was almost religious, a miracle," said the wife of one of the pilots from Gothenburg found alive after crashing a small aircraft in icy waters in northern Canada on Sunday.

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Swedish police inspector sacked for stealing PC

A police inspector in Enköping in central Sweden has been sacked for stealing a notebook PC and a computer game from a department store in the town.

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Vodafone buys Swedish Wayfinder group

British mobile phone giant Vodafone announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy Swedish company Wayfinder for 239 million kronor ($29 million).

Unemployment forecast to top 9 percent by 2010

Unemployment forecast to top 9 percent by 2010

145,000 people are forecast to lose their jobs over the next two years, pushing unemployment up from 6.1 percent today to 9 percent by 2010, according to a new forecast by the Swedish Public Employment Agency (Arbetsförmedlingen).

Sweden to get Europe’s fastest mobile network

Sweden to get Europe’s fastest mobile network

Sweden is set to receive the fastest mobile network in Europe following upgrades to be carried out by a group of Swedish companies.

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Magazine names Sweden’s ten worst landlords

Six out of Sweden’s ten worst landlords, as listed in Hem & Hyra magazine’s annual ranking, come from the same highly criticized company.

Student’s mobile phone explodes during class

Student’s mobile phone explodes during class

A mobile telephone exploded in the hand of a Swedish student in the middle of class on Monday, spreading thick smoke throughout the classroom.