Titiyo: Swedish music royalty

Titiyo: Swedish music royalty

After a seven year break, Titiyo returns with a new sound and new enthusiasm. Keith Moore talks to the sister of Neneh and Eagle Eye Cherry about music, family, the past and the future.

Söderling cruises into French Open semi final

Söderling cruises into French Open semi final

Robin Söderling, the Swedish tennis star who ended Rafael Nadal's remarkable unbeaten run at Roland Garros, took another step towards French Open glory on Tuesday with a straight set victory over Russian Nikolay Davydenko.

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Saab Bofors to shed 370 white collar workers

Swedish defence company Saab announced plans on Tuesday to lay off 370 employees at four different plants located around the country.

Christofer Fjellner: A friend of free trade

Christofer Fjellner: A friend of free trade

“I believe I am the fair voice for free trade in EU Parliament, and that’s more important now than ever,” says Christofer Fjellner, whose main focus in campaigning for the EU Parliament elections has been the free trade debate.

Swedish publisher blasts Salinger’s ‘ludicrous’ lawsuit

Swedish publisher blasts Salinger’s ‘ludicrous’ lawsuit

The Sweden-based publishers behind an unauthorized sequel to J.D. Salinger’s classic novel The Catcher in the Rye have rejected the reclusive American author’s attempt to scuttle the book’s publication in the United States.

Sweden poised to bury nuclear waste for 100,000 years

Sweden poised to bury nuclear waste for 100,000 years

Two towns in eastern Sweden are competing to be the first in the world to store nuclear waste for hundreds of thousands of years, writes AFP's Pia Ohlin.

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Swedish banks able to survive increased losses: Riksbank

While Swedish banks are expected to suffer increased losses due to the credit crisis through 2010, the Riksbank believes the country’s banks have sufficient capital to deal with the situation.

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‘Outlaw forced marriages in Sweden’

Nearly 70,000 young Swedes feel they aren’t able to freely choose whom they want to marry, according to a new study, leading the report’s authors to propose Sweden outlaw forced arranged marriages altogether.

Liberals launch EU pro-choice abortion initiative

Liberals launch EU pro-choice abortion initiative

The Swedish Liberal party has launched a new initiative to give the women of Europe the right to choose an abortion and establish abortion as a human right.

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Refugee facility hit by arson attack

A refugee housing facility in Karlskoga in central Sweden was subject to an arson attack early Tuesday morning, according to police.

Three Swedes on ill- fated Air France flight

Three Swedes on ill- fated Air France flight

Sweden’s embassy in Paris has confirmed that three Swedes were among the 228 passengers on board an Air France plane which is feared to have crashed into the Atlantic Ocean en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris on Monday.