A tattoo too far

A tattoo too far

Ben Kersley admires some naked bodies (artistically) and gets a permanent souvenir of Sweden at the Swedish Tattoo Fair in Norrköping.

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Gang rapists jailed

Six young men have been jailed for their parts in the group rape of several young girls in Södertälje, near Stockholm.

Wheels of justice chase Balls of Steel

Wheels of justice chase Balls of Steel

A Swedish television programme based on the British Channel 4 show Balls of Steel has been reported to police for disorderly conduct and sexual harassment.

New law sees Swedish web traffic plunge

New law sees Swedish web traffic plunge

A month into life under tougher anti-internet piracy measures, new statistics suggest that Swedes have abandoned their previous enthusiasm for internet file sharing.

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Sweden prepares for swine flu pandemic

Sweden is preparing for the onset of a swine flu pandemic after the WHO raised the warning level to phase five. Although no cases have yet been confirmed in Sweden the government has moved to secure vaccines.

Swedish woman falls for internet lottery deception

Swedish woman falls for internet lottery deception

A 52-year-old Swedish woman has been left out of pocket after she was lured into handing over her cash to secure an imaginary lottery win.

Ericsson profits slide by a third

Ericsson profits slide by a third

Sweden's Ericsson, the world's leading mobile phone network equipment supplier, reported a 30 percent decline in first-quarter net profits on Thursday.

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Teen forced to have sex with 500 men

A teenager had sex with 500 men over five years of being forced to work as a prostitute. The trial against a Stockholm couple accused of involvement in the pimping operation came to a close this week.

Brussels seat in sight for Pirate Party

Brussels seat in sight for Pirate Party

A new poll shows the Pirate Party may soon be representing Sweden in the European Parliament, as it rides a wave of popular support in the wake of the guilty verdict in The Pirate Bay trial.

Sweden triumphant in comeback hockey win over US

Sweden triumphant in comeback hockey win over US

Sweden scored a thrilling, 6-5 come from behind victory against the United States in sudden death overtime on Wednesday night at the World Ice Hockey Championships in Berne, Switzerland.

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Saab targeted by 12 buyers: union leader

As many as to 12 potential buyers are still in contention to purchase Saab Automobile nearly two months after its struggling US owner General Motors said it wanted to sell the Swedish automaker.