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Sweden expels Chinese diplomat: report

The Swedish government has expelled a Chinese diplomat following revelations that the Chinese embassy was allegedly involved in spying on political refugees residing in Sweden.

Volvo Buses lands major order from China

Volvo Buses lands major order from China

Volvo Buses, along with its Chinese subsidiary, plans to deliever 1,500 buses to a group in Shanghai, China in a deal worth 1.3 billion kronor ($162 million).

Bildt pushes Iran to allow peaceful protests

Bildt pushes Iran to allow peaceful protests

Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt on Monday urged Iran to permit peaceful demonstrations against the results of the country’s recent presidential elections.

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Swedish cops dump toilets to save money

The Malmö police department will stop at no lengths to refrain from spending a penny, employees learned recently.

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Bildt urges ‘time out’ over Balkan border dispute

On the eve of Sweden’s taking over of the European Union presidency, foreign minister Carl Bildt encouraged Croatia and Slovenia to reflect on the border dispute which has halted Croatia's EU accession negotiations.

Convicted murderer suspected in new killing

Convicted murderer suspected in new killing

A 36-year-old man suspected of murdering a woman on Kungsholmen in Stockholm over the weekend was already serving a life sentence for another brutal murder. He was on furlough from prison at the time of the killing.

Red Cross fraudster faked his academic records: report

Red Cross fraudster faked his academic records: report

The man suspected of defrauding the Swedish Red Cross (Röda Korset) of 2.7 million kronor ($336,000) to help fund a life of luxury reportedly built his career on falsified university transcripts.

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Mother arrested for ‘torture-like’ abuse

A woman in her thirties has been remanded into custody on suspicions of abusing her three small children under torture-like conditions.

Irregularities reported in Sweden’s EU vote

Irregularities reported in Sweden’s EU vote

There were a number of problems associated with the European Parliament vote held in Sweden two weeks ago, according to a post-election report.

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Arson suspected in eight Österlen fires

Police suspect arson in eight separate fires which broke out in various locations throughout the Österlen region of southern Sweden early Sunday morning.

Minister proposes ankle bracelets for young criminals

Minister proposes ankle bracelets for young criminals

Sweden’s justice minister says she’s open to monitoring young offenders with ankle bracelets rather than keeping them locked up.