Sweden welcomes Irish ‘Yes’ to EU Treaty

Sweden welcomes Irish ‘Yes’ to EU Treaty

The Irish Yes vote for the European Union's Lisbon treaty is "a good day for Europe," the EU's Swedish presidency said on Saturday.

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Man thrown off bus in gender row

A jobsworth bus driver in northern Sweden refused to allow a man to travel with his girlfriend on transport arranged for a ladies night out.

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Opposition touts state authorities’ merger savings

Sweden’s opposition parties want to merge a number of state authorities in a restructuring move they say will save one billion kronor.

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Two injured in Malmö park shooting

A gunman opened fire in Heleneholm’s park in Malmö in the early hours of Saturday morning, injuring two men, before fleeing from the scene in a car.

Keeper gets away with goalpost move

Keeper gets away with goalpost move

IFK Gothenburg’s goalkeeper Kim Christensen will not face punishment of a fine or ban, despite being caught on film attempting to shorten his goal before a league game.

Swedish banks warned on Latvian economy

Swedish banks warned on Latvian economy

Sweden’s finance minister Anders Borg is reported to have held secret talks with Swedbank and SEB, expressing his concern over Latvia's struggling financial situation.