Koenigsegg buys Saab

Koenigsegg buys Saab

The Koenigsegg Group, a consortium led by the Swedish sports car manufacturer of the same name, confirmed late on Monday evening that it has signed a binding deal with General Motors to seal the purchase of Saab Automobile, Dagens Industri reports.

Swedish TV presenter sells breast implants

Swedish TV presenter sells breast implants

Swedish television presenter and former Big Brother contestant Carolina Gynning has sold her silicone implants and is donating the proceeds to charity.

Former parent ‘not interested’ in Volvo Cars

Former parent ‘not interested’ in Volvo Cars

Volvo Cars' one-time parent company Volvo Group has thrown cold water on claims that it is mulling membership of a consortium working to bring the auto maker back to Sweden.

Where would we be without Ryanair?

Where would we be without Ryanair?

Airline industry veteran Rick Methven talks up the virtues of low cost air travel and recalls a pre-Ryanair era of outlandish prices and skies closed to the average consumer.

US owners take major stake in Volvo Group

US owners take major stake in Volvo Group

American investment firm Capital Group has become AB Volvo's second largest shareholder with six percent of the Swedish truck manufacturer.

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‘Undocumented kids have a right to school’

The Swedish government has appointed a commission with the task of establishing the right of children of illegal immigrants to attend school.

Man held after Malmö shooting

Man held after Malmö shooting

A man has been taken into custody following a shooting in Malmö last Friday, when a 23-year-old man was shot dead.

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Fewer claiming benefits in Sweden: report

The number of people claiming benefits in Sweden declined for the fourth consecutive year in 2008, according to new figures. But the tide is about to turn, analysts warn.

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Prosecutor reported over rape comments

Swedish district prosecutor Rolf Hillegren has been reported to the justice ombudsman for published comments in which he classified some categories of rape as mere regulatory offences.

Population up despite financial crisis: report

Population up despite financial crisis: report

Sweden's population increased to almost 9.3 million people during the first half of 2009, new figures indicate.

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‘Self-harm common even among boys’: study

Four out of ten young Swedes aged 14-15 have reported deliberately injuring themselves. The phenomenon is almost as common among boys as girls, a new study shows.