Carolin Stenvall murder trial begins

Carolin Stenvall murder trial begins

Toni Alldén, 51, the man who has confessed to killing 29-year-old Carolin Stenvall in northern Sweden, said he had "no explanation" for why he had taken the woman's life as his trial began on Monday.

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Man expelled from Sweden after 27 years

Sweden's Court of Appeal has issued a lifetime deportation order to a man who has lived in Sweden for 27 years.

Piracy clampdown: ‘A step on the road to a police state’

Piracy clampdown: ‘A step on the road to a police state’

Ongoing moves to tighten the screws on file sharers are pushing Sweden ever closer to the development of a police state, argues Green Party member of parliament Lage Rahm.

Sweden unveils EU presidency logo

Sweden unveils EU presidency logo

Sweden on Monday released the official logo and website for the government’s upcoming chairmanship of the rotating European Union presidency.

Union sanctions pay cuts to save jobs

Union sanctions pay cuts to save jobs

One of Sweden’s largest manufacturing sector unions said on Monday that its members are willing to allow employers to cut wages in order to avoid more layoffs.

Pirate on prosecutor: ‘The old bastard’s crazy’

Pirate on prosecutor: ‘The old bastard’s crazy’

Making his closing arguments in The Pirate Bay trial on Monday, prosecutor Håkan Roswall called for each of the defendants to spend a year in prison for operating the file sharing site.

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GM agrees to pay Saab’s debts to suppliers

Saab’s US owner General Motors has said it will start paying money owed to the struggling Swedish automaker’s suppliers in order to keep Saab's production lines running.

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Wallenberg suicide secrets emerge after three decades

New documents have shown that the mother and stepfather of Raoul Wallenberg both committed suicide in 1979 having dedicated much of their lives in a despairing search for the missing Swedish diplomat who helped rescue thousand of Jews from extinction during the Second World War, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Fire ravages Mölndal apartment building

Fire ravages Mölndal apartment building

One person has been taken to hospital with smoke injures and an entire block evacuated in the wake of a devastating fire in Mölndal in western Sweden.

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Volvo pay raise ‘insulting’: Reinfeldt

Volvo Group’s plan to raise the salaries of 250 top executives is “insulting” according to Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.

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Reinfeldt denounces state auto bailouts

Fredrik Reinfeldt on Sunday blasted plans by his European counterparts to aid their domestic auto sectors with taxpayer money, calling instead for a cut in capacity.