Prosecutor shuts down Gripen bribes probe

Prosecutor shuts down Gripen bribes probe

Sweden’s top prosecutor has decided to abandon his ongoing bribery investigation in connection with the export of Saab AB’s JAS Gripen fighter jet.

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Swedish docs investigated for medical errors in the UK

Revelations that patients in the UK treated by Swedish doctors were more than ten times more likely to suffer from post-operative complications has prompted medical groups in Sweden to launch an investigation.

Mud, sun and Neil Young: The Local’s festival survival tips

Mud, sun and Neil Young: The Local’s festival survival tips

Stuart Roberts traipsed through the mud at Stockholm’s ‘Where the Action is’ to compile this season’s summer festival survival guide.

Web pioneer to be next US ambassador

Web pioneer to be next US ambassador

A 38-year-old internet entrepreneur who went on to become one of Barack Obama’s top fundraisers will soon be nominated to become the United States’ next ambassador to Sweden.

New list reveals common Swedish and English spelling mistakes

New list reveals common Swedish and English spelling mistakes

People struggling to straddle what can sometimes seem like a cavernous divide between the Swedish and English languages will likely appreciate a new list of common misspellings in both languages.

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Swedish navy locates German WWII mines

The Swedish Navy has uncovered a ten-kilometre band of German World War II mines at the bottom of the Baltic Sea.

Koenigsegg buys Saab: confirmed

Koenigsegg buys Saab: confirmed

Saab Automobile is to be sold to Swedish sports car maker Koenigsegg, Saab has confirmed.

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Dozens questioned in Nordic child porn raid

Police in four Nordic countries carried out a join action on Tuesday morning to break up a suspected child pornography ring.

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Saab takes new road after 20 years with GM

The announcement by General Motors on Tuesday that it will sell Swedish automaker Saab to niche sportscar manufacturer Koenigsegg ends ties dating back 20 years with the Detroit auto giant.

Swedish boat sails to overall victory in Volvo Ocean Race

Swedish boat sails to overall victory in Volvo Ocean Race

Ericsson 4 of Sweden won the 2009-2010 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race on Monday, marking the second time a Swedish boat has placed first in the grueling nine-month round-the-world sailing competition.

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Remand order for Red Cross fraud suspect

The former head of communications at the Swedish Red Cross (Röda Korset) has been remanded in custody on suspicions of having defrauded the organization.

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IMF praises Sweden’s response to financial crisis

Sweden’s approach to managing the financial crisis has resulted in praise from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).