Saab joins forces with India’s Tata for Gripen bid

Saab joins forces with India’s Tata for Gripen bid

Swedish aerospace firm Saab announced an agreement on Monday with India’s Tata group to jointly develop a new version of its Gripen fighter plane in hopes of landing a $12 billion tender from India’s air force.

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Central bank to transfer billions to treasury

Sweden's central bank said on Monday its general council had proposed to transfer 5.9 billion kronor ($723 million) to the Treasury.

‘Anti-Semitism on the rise in Sweden’

‘Anti-Semitism on the rise in Sweden’

An ugly wave of anti-Semitism is on the rise in Sweden, and politicians who compare Israel with Nazi Germany or apartheid-era South Africa cannot claim to be free of responsibility, writes David Stavrou, a freelance Israeli journalist based in Sweden.

Princess Lilian taken to hospital

Princess Lilian taken to hospital

Princess Lilian, 93, the British-born aunt of Sweden's King Carl Gustaf, is being treated at hospital on Monday after taking a tumble at her Stockholm home.

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Man high on drugs filmed by cops for birthday gag

Two police officers from Malmö filmed a man high on drugs at a psychiatric clinic with a mobile phone while he delivered a birthday greeting to a colleague of theirs.

Opposition presses ahead with anti-nuke stance

Opposition presses ahead with anti-nuke stance

Sweden’s three opposition political parties plan on arriving at government energy talks on Thursday armed with a common position, the parties announced on Monday.

Lawsuit looms for garbage strikers

Lawsuit looms for garbage strikers

Garbage workers currently on a wildcat strike in Stockholm have been threatened with a lawsuit by their employers.

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Escaped kangaroo freezes to death south of Stockholm

Police in Stockholm received a report Monday morning of a dead kangaroo lying in a ditch in the village of Sorunda south of the city.

Stockholm Furniture Fair: Sit down and smell the coffee

Stockholm Furniture Fair: Sit down and smell the coffee

As just about everyone has started to feel the effects of the economic crunch, young designers are repurposing old materials and questioning the ways we live, writes Charlotte West. The message is clear – sit down, slow down and enjoy a cup of coffee.

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Sweden to announce Carnegie buyer

Sweden is reported to have found a buyer for Carnegie, the embattled investment bank that was nationalized towards the end of last year.

Probe to follow naked Swedish police party

Probe to follow naked Swedish police party

The presence of a male stripper and pictures of naked police officers brandishing their service weapons have prompted an investigation of a party thrown for members of the Gothenburg police force.