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Scottish swine flu patient no longer critical

The condition of the 26-year-old pregnant Scottish woman being treated for swine flu in a special ward at Karolinska Hospital in Solna, north of the Swedish capital, has improved. Her condition is no longer considered life threatening, and has been downgraded to “serious”, according to the hospital press service.

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Man remanded for attempted murder of 8-year-old girl

Traces of sperm on a dress have linked an 18-year-old male suspect to the attempted murder of an 8-year-old girl earlier this summer in Trollhättan in western Sweden. The man was remanded on Friday for attempted murder by Vänersborg district court. He denies the charges.

Gripen plane fire attributed to ‘forgetfulness’

Gripen plane fire attributed to ‘forgetfulness’

The pilot who had to emergency land a JAS Gripen fighter plane that caught fire on Thursday afternoon might have forgotten to release the landing gear, according to the Swedish Armed Forces (Försvarsmakten).

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Nobel corruption probe dropped

An investigation into the alleged corruption of several members of the Nobel prize science committee will be laid down, a Swedish prosecutor announced Friday. The inquiry was launched at the end of last year after members of the medicine, physics and chemistry committees visited China on a trip paid for by Chinese authorities.

Refugees died after HIV misdiagnosis

Refugees died after HIV misdiagnosis

According to a study done by Karolinska University Hospital, several female refugees from Africa have died of AIDS after Swedish doctors failed to test them for HIV, reports Dagens Nyheter newspaper.