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Swedish clinic sterilises wrong patient

A medical clinic in Västerås in central Sweden has been reported for sterilising the wrong man.

US embassy expands ‘A-List’ of Swedish clean tech firms

US embassy expands ‘A-List’ of Swedish clean tech firms

Three Swedish companies have been added to the US embassy’s list of promising clean tech companies, as the embassy signaled that its work promoting clean-energy cooperation between Sweden and the United States would continue under the new ambassador.

Saab hits brakes amid cash crunch

Saab hits brakes amid cash crunch

Saab Automobile has the capacity to manufacture and sell more cars, but currently lacks the money it needs to do so.

Bildt blasé over German EU delay

Bildt blasé over German EU delay

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Tuesday he was unconcerned about a decision by Germany's top court to delay ratification of the EU's Lisbon Treaty.

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Toddler falls from fourth floor balcony

A three-year-old boy was rushed to hospital at lunchtime on Tuesday after falling from a fourth floor balcony in Borås in western Sweden.

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Economic crisis and climate top Swedish EU priorities

The global economic crisis, soaring unemployment in Europe and climate change top Sweden's agenda as it takes over the European Union six-month presidency in difficult conditions on Wednesday.

Tax agency targets Chinese pop star

Tax agency targets Chinese pop star

Chinese pop music star and Stockholm resident Wei Wei has been targeted by Swedish tax authorities, who recently attempted to freeze 50 million kronor ($6.5 million) of the singer’s assets.

Reinfeldt and Bildt: tactician and veteran diplomat at EU helm

Reinfeldt and Bildt: tactician and veteran diplomat at EU helm

One is a calculating tactician new to the global stage, the other an impulsive veteran passionate about EU expansion: Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and Foreign Minister Carl Bildt are Sweden's tag team for the upcoming EU presidency.

Swedish IT company to buy Pirate Bay

Swedish IT company to buy Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay is set to be purchased for 60 million kronor ($7.8 million) by Global Gaming Factory X (GGF), a company specializing in internet café management software, the company announced on Tuesday.

Gothenburg’s new rules strike bum note with street musicians

Gothenburg’s new rules strike bum note with street musicians

Starting on July 1st, tourists visiting Gothenburg may find the city’s streets quieter than usual due to a controversial new ordinance requiring permits for street performers.

Pit bull attack sends four to hospital

Pit bull attack sends four to hospital

Four people were taken to hospital and two dogs were shot by police in connection with a Monday afternoon dog fight in Blackeberg in western Stockholm.

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Probe of attack in Iraq on Swedish politician

The stabbing in Iraq of a local Swedish politician has prompted an investigation into whether or not the attack was paid for by the woman’s relatives back in Sweden.