The Pirate Bay’s Sunde to join Sweden’s Green Party

The Pirate Bay’s Sunde to join Sweden’s Green Party

Peter Sunde, one of the four men charged in The Pirate Bay trial, has announced that he is becoming a member of Sweden’s Green Party.

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School violence sends teacher to hospital

A female teacher has been taken to hospital after a vicious fight broke out between rival factions at a high school (gymnasium) in Vimmerby in southern Sweden on Wednesday afternoon.

State to compensate Swede for broken ‘hash’ pipe

State to compensate Swede for broken ‘hash’ pipe

Sweden’s National Police Board (Rikspolisstyrelsen) has been ordered to pay a man 300 kronor ($33) in compensation after police destroyed his pipe during a drug raid.

Netball club sets new goals in Sweden

Netball club sets new goals in Sweden

Sweden is something of a haven for indoor sports, with floorball already established as a popular institution. Netball on the other hand has yet to grip the popular imagination, but a new club in Stockholm is doing all it can to take the sport out of the shadows.

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Volvo drops bid to boost executive pay

Sweden’s Volvo Group bowed to criticism and said it was scrapping a proposal to raise executive bonuses on Wednesday, the same day that its truck making subsidiary announced it was stopping production at one of its plants because of dropping demand.

Prince’s relationship crumbles following royal engagement

Prince’s relationship crumbles following royal engagement

After nearly a decade together, Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip and his girlfriend Emma Pernald have decided to go their separate ways.

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Swedish teen fined for oinking at police

A Swedish teenager who made oinking noises as he walked past two police officers has been convicted for the insult and ordered pay a fine.

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Doctor accused of murdering child

A female doctor in Stockholm has been detained on suspicion of murder for the alleged mercy killing of a baby girl.

AMF Pension CEO named Sweden’s top businesswoman

AMF Pension CEO named Sweden’s top businesswoman

Ingrid Bonde, the head of Swedish pension firm AMF Pension, has been named Sweden’s most powerful businesswoman by a leading business magazine.

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Cargo ship needed to store unsold cars off Swedish coast

Car sales in Sweden have fallen off so sharply that Japanese automaker Toyota was forced to lease a cargo ship in Malmö to store 2,500 unsold cars, according to a port official.

Several bidders eyeing Saab: source

Several bidders eyeing Saab: source

A number of potential bidders, including two Chinese care makers, Geely Automobile and Dongfeng Motor Group, have shown an interest in purchasing Saab, sources with knowledge of the situation said on Tuesday.