EU deal ‘a rap on the knuckles for Sarkozy’

EU deal ‘a rap on the knuckles for Sarkozy’

Swedish MEP Christoffer Fjellner has described a new compromise on illegal file sharers agreed to on Monday by European Union member state governments as "a rap on the knuckles for Sarkozy".

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Gothenburg police hunt mystery snipper

Gothenburg police are hunting for a mystery man who is suspected of cutting the hair of unsuspecting female passengers aboard the city's buses.

Economic outlook brighter: report

Economic outlook brighter: report

The Purchasing Managers' Index, which indicates Swedish industrial activity, climbed in April for the fourth consecutive month.

Göta Canal passenger boat runs aground

Göta Canal passenger boat runs aground

Passengers from 40 different countries were evacuated to safety on Monday morning after a vessel plying the trans-Sweden Göta Canal ran aground near Oxelösund in eastern Sweden.

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‘File sharing law goes too far’: Swedish EU election candidates

A clear majority of the Swedish candidates seeking election to the EU parliament are against the IPRED copyright law, arguing that EU countries have gone too far in the hunt for file-sharers.

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Teenager dies after go-kart crash

A Swedish teenager has died after crashing his go-kart at a campsite in southern Sweden on Sunday.

Fiat wants Saab in European car giant

Fiat wants Saab in European car giant

Swedish car maker Saab could become part of a new European car giant after Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne expressed an interest in General Motors' European brands.

EU commissioner Wallström praises Swedish government

EU commissioner Wallström praises Swedish government

The Alliance government is doing a better job in the EU than the previous Social Democratic government headed by Göran Persson, the Swedish EU commissioner and Social Democrat Margot Wallström has said.

Swedes overcome Swiss to book slot in last eight

Swedes overcome Swiss to book slot in last eight

Sweden recorded a 4-1 victory over the hosts Switzerland in Berne on Sunday to book a slot in the World Ice Hockey Championship quarter-finals.

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Swede ‘probably’ infected with swine flu

Swedish health officials reported on Sunday a 'probable' first case of swine flu, but were unable to confirm it definitively because the sample contained a very small amount of the virus.