Naked Swedish crispbread dancers go global

Naked Swedish crispbread dancers go global

Four young men from Sweden's industrial heartland have taken talent to new levels with a taste-defying video clip that has captured the imagination of a large international audience.

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Woman jailed for rape of teenage girls

A 28-year-old Swedish woman has been convicted of rape after she and her boyfriend forced two teenage girls to engage in sex acts against their will over a 12-hour period.

Peace activists jailed over failed Saab sabotage

Peace activists jailed over failed Saab sabotage

Three peace activists were sentenced to prison and fined on Tuesday for attempting to destroy three Saab Gripen fighter planes last month.

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Playboy poser charged for defrauding Swedish men

A 31-year-old Swedish woman claiming to be a Playboy model in need of money has been charged with fraud after convincing several men to lend her sizeable sums for fictional emergencies.

Credit card fraudsters target Ikea

Credit card fraudsters target Ikea

Police have launched a credit card fraud investigation after employees at an Ikea in central Sweden discovered a suspicious device attached to one of the store’s card payment machines.

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Swedish pastor accused in sex chat scandal

A Swedish pastor has been reported to church authorities for harassing a young man on a internet chat and dating site.

Sweden’s Riksbank cuts base interest rate

Sweden’s Riksbank cuts base interest rate

The Swedish central bank (Riksbank) has cut its main base (repo) interest rate by 0.5 points to 0.5 percent.

Court backs church bell noise probe

Court backs church bell noise probe

A 65-year-old man living near St. Göran's Church in Stockholm has demanded that the church bells be silenced; he has received backing from the Swedish Environmental Court.

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Sweden joins UN racism conference walkout

Swedish and EU delegates walked out of the UN World Conference on Racism in Geneva in protest at remarks by Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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Swede to face London court on terror charges

A Swedish citizen will face a London court on Tuesday charged with fundraising for a Somali terrorist organization.

Volvo recalls 21,000 cars over faulty fan

Volvo recalls 21,000 cars over faulty fan

Sweden's Volvo Cars is set to recall will recall over 21,000 vehicles across Europe due to reports of faulty cooling fans, according to a company spokesperson on Monday.