Calls continue for new probe of 1994 Baltic ferry disaster

Calls continue for new probe of 1994 Baltic ferry disaster

A prosecutor in Estonia on Monday urged for a new investigation of a 1994 Baltic Sea ferry disaster which claimed the lives of hundreds of Swedes, as claims of a cover up continue.

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Prison for head of Swedish teen sex ring

The 40-year-old ''mastermind behind a Swedish teen sex ring has been sentenced to four years in jail on charges of aggravated pimping offences.

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Fewer redundancies at Swedish workplaces

For the first time this year, the number of monthly layoffs announcements in Sweden has dropped compared to last year, according to preliminary statistics for September.

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Migration Board firing of pro- Israel blogger ‘violated constitution’

Sweden's Parliamentary Ombudsman (Justitieombudsmannen - JO) has rapped the Migration Board (Migrationsverket) over its controversial reassignment of Lennart Eriksson, an employee who had voiced pro-Israeli opinions on his personal blog.

Fans revel in auction of Ingmar Bergman’s personal effects

Fans revel in auction of Ingmar Bergman’s personal effects

Movie buffs, art collectors and Ingmar Bergman fans will be able to put their hands on the legendary Swedish film-maker's personal items as they go under the hammer Monday in Stockholm, writes the AFP's Igor Gedilaghine.

Swedish police ‘knew of helicopter heist plans’

Swedish police ‘knew of helicopter heist plans’

Swedish police had been forewarned by counterparts in Serbia about plans to rob a Stockholm cash depot, according to media reports. Six people have been taken into custody for their suspected involvement in the crime.

Documents cast doubt on Swede’s spy conviction

Documents cast doubt on Swede’s spy conviction

For the past 25 years the Swedish Security Service (Säpo) has been sitting on documents attesting to the innocence of a man charged with espionage in 1983, a new investigation has revealed.

Trial starts for Sweden’s largest insider scandal

Trial starts for Sweden’s largest insider scandal

District court proceedings kicked off in Stockholm on Monday for what has been called the largest insider trading scandal in Swedish history.

Eagle by Gustafson helps seal win at LPGA Challenge

Eagle by Gustafson helps seal win at LPGA Challenge

Sweden’s Sophie Gustafson scored a long-awaited professional golf victory, her first in more than five years, by winning the$1.1 million LPGA Challenge in California on Sunday.

Well-paid mothers breast feed longer: Swedish study

Well-paid mothers breast feed longer: Swedish study

Mothers with high salaries breast feed their children longer than mothers with lower incomes, according to a new Swedish study.

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Arson suspected in Södertälje blaze

Arson is suspected in a powerful fire which ravaged the offices of the Assyrian cultural and athletic association (Assyriska föreningen) in Södertälje early Monday morning.