Six injured in motorway collision

Six injured in motorway collision

Three people have been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash involving four cars on the E4 motorway just south of Stockholm.

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Police hunt attacker after brutal car jacking

Police on Monday were busy looking for an attacker who assaulted a man with a wrench before making off with his car outside of Norrköping in eastern Sweden.

Swedish singles shun New Year revelry

Swedish singles shun New Year revelry

Swedish singles prefer a quiet night in on New Year's Eve while their Danish neighbours plump for a night on the tiles, a new survey of European attitudes to pleasure has shown.

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Dramatic rise in reports of child abuse

The number of cases of child abuse reported to the police has increased dramatically over the past year, new statistics from the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brå) show.

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Police in firing line as turbulence continues

Swedish police experienced the latest in a series of busy nights on Sunday as gangs of youths created disturbances in the suburbs of Stockholm and Malmö.

Thousands lose their jobs at Christmas

Thousands lose their jobs at Christmas

Over 8,500 Swedes were added to the ranks of the unemployed during the Christmas week, new figures from the public employment agency (Arbetsförmedlingen) show.

Migration Board pays off pro-Israel employee

Migration Board pays off pro-Israel employee

Sweden's Migration Board has elected to pay over a million kronor in compensation to a demoted employee who maintained a pro-Israeli blog instead of following a court order to reinstate him.

Currency woes hit Swedish wallets

Currency woes hit Swedish wallets

The recent devaluation of the Swedish krona has made the nation poorer. If the currency's 15 percent decline against the euro stands there is a risk of Sweden dropping down the OECD wealth league table, analysts predict.

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Man with ECG monitor threatens golf club bombing

A 59-year-old man scared the wits out of golfers at a Lerum country club in western Sweden by bearing his ECG monitor and declaring that it was a bomb. The man has now been ordered back into rehab for his persistent alcohol abuse.

Swede detained by US forces in Iraq

Swede detained by US forces in Iraq

Swedish authorities have confirmed that a 40-year-old man from Norrköping is being held prisoner at a US detainment camp in Iraq.