Vandalism costs transport authority 110 million kronor

Vandalism costs transport authority 110 million kronor

Graffiti and vandalism cost Stockholm county transport authority SL 110 million kronor ($13 million) last year, new figures show.

Pirate Bay chiefs deny illegal downloading

Pirate Bay chiefs deny illegal downloading

Four people who run one of the world's leading file-sharing websites denied any wrongdoing as they went on trial in Stockholm on Monday for facilitating illegal downloads of copyrighted material.

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Medics upset over ‘gender-based’ abortion

A doctor in Sweden has asked health authorities for clarification after a woman twice had abortions carried out upon learning her fetuses were girls.

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Gothenburg woman on trial for ordering ‘hit’ against son-in-law

A well-known Gothenburg businesswoman who hired two hitmen to assault her son-in-law contends she should have the charges against her dropped because she never followed through on the order.

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Swedes sought in Germany following neo-Nazi violence

Police in Germany have issued an arrest warrant for three Swedes suspected in a roadside attack by a group of neo-Nazis against left-wing activists in eastern Germany on Saturday.

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Swedish wrestler loses bid to have Olympic bronze reinstated

The sporting world’s highest court on Monday rejected an appeal by Swedens’ Ara Abrahamian to have his Olympic bronze medal for wrestling reinstated.

Dating in Sweden: sex, booze and mobile phones

Dating in Sweden: sex, booze and mobile phones

This guide may not help you find someone to kiss on Valentine's Day, but it might just shed some light on the tantalizing mystery known as the strong, silent Nordic type.

Picture special: Stockholm Fashion Week

Picture special: Stockholm Fashion Week

Check out all the latest from the city's catwalks as Sweden's top models don the latest collections at the country's premier fashion event.

Life sentence upheld for Arboga killer

Life sentence upheld for Arboga killer

German woman Christine Schürrer has had her life sentence upheld by the Court of Appeal for the murders of two young children in Arboga last year.

Pirate Bay trial underway in Stockholm

Pirate Bay trial underway in Stockholm

The trial against the four men behind the popular file sharing site The Pirate Bay started in Stockholm district court on Monday.

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Man assaulted with axe outside Swedish hospital

A man leaving an emergency room in Varberg in western Sweden on Sunday night was forced to readmit himself after being attacked by axe-wielding robbers near the hospital.

Swedish intelligence official quits over wiretapping law

Swedish intelligence official quits over wiretapping law

A high-ranking Moderate Party politician and former defence minister has resigned from his post as head of Sweden’s intelligence oversight agency in protest against the country’s controversial wiretapping law.

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Sweden: no collapse in Saab talks with GM

The Swedish government denied reports in a breakdown in talks between beleaguered US automaker General Motors (GM) and Sweden over the future of Saab.