Nintendo wins trademark battle with Swedish dental clinic

Nintendo wins trademark battle with Swedish dental clinic

A modest dental clinic in Malmö may be forced to find a new logo following a complaint by Japanese gaming giant Nintendo.

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SAS posts new loss after ‘horrifying’ year

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) saw its troubles deepen on Wednesday as it reported a loss for the sixth quarter in succession.

Rosengård firefighters call it quits

Rosengård firefighters call it quits

After months of suffering through thrown rocks and threats directed at his squadron during numerous calls to the Rosengård neighbourhood in Malmö, local fire chief Henrik Persson said on Tuesday he is stepping down from his post.

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Swedish paper maker SCA to slash 2,200 jobs in Europe

Swedish paper maker SCA planned to shutter 11 factories and cut 2,200 European jobs, the company announced on Tuesday.

‘Make conscription mandatory for women’: Social Democrats

‘Make conscription mandatory for women’: Social Democrats

The Social Democrats want make it mandatory for Swedish women to register for military conscription, rather than allowing them to do so voluntarily.

Swedish rapists ‘enjoy impunity’: Amnesty International

Swedish rapists ‘enjoy impunity’: Amnesty International

Sweden needs to do much more to clamp down on rapists, according to reports from Amnesty International and the United Nations. Jennifer Heape examines the disparity between the country's high incidence of rape and its low conviction rate.

‘Bandwagon jumper’ Bildt in Sri Lanka snub

‘Bandwagon jumper’ Bildt in Sri Lanka snub

Authorities in Sri Lanka have denied Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt a visa to enter the country, prompting him to recall Sweden's highest ranking diplomat from the country.

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Robot attacked Swedish factory worker

A Swedish company has been fined 25,000 kronor ($3,000) after a malfunctioning robot attacked and almost killed one of its workers at a factory north of Stockholm.

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Man shot dead in central Sweden

A 45-year-old man was shot dead near his home just south of Fagersta in central Sweden on Monday night.

Latvia upsets Sweden at ice hockey world championships

Latvia upsets Sweden at ice hockey world championships

Sweden suffered an unexpected loss to Latvia in the world ice hockey championships in Switzerland on Monday, falling 2-3 in a penalty shootout.

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Second ISP undermines file sharing law

Swedish telecom operator Tele2 announced on Monday it will erase data identifying their customers, a decision police claim may complicate their efforts to track down those who share copyrighted material illegally over the internet.