No foul play behind fatal summer fire

No foul play behind fatal summer fire

A series of investigations have shown that there was no malicious intent behind a fire that claimed the lives of seven people in a Stockholm suburb this summer.

Swedish actor backs ‘jocks for well hung men’

Swedish actor backs ‘jocks for well hung men’

Swedish stage and film actor Mikael Persbrandt has put his money where his mouth is and invested in a firm selling underwear for well-developed men.

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Gangster faces Turkish trial for bomb attacks

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the leader of the Original Gangsters criminal gang on suspicion of being behind an attempt to blow up two men.

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Choosing a topic to blog about

There are a million things to blog about in Sweden. You can be as as creative as you want to be. Here are are just a few suggestions for blogs that could be interesting to other readers.

Swedish pastor fined for fingering figs

Swedish pastor fined for fingering figs

A Church of Sweden pastor has been convicted of shoplifting and ordered to pay a 5,100 kronor ($734) fine for stealing, among other things, a jar of figs marinated in cognac.

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Gangster cites sleepy judge in forced tattoo case appeal

A lay judge slept his way through a court case which resulted in the convictions of two gangsters for forcing an 18-year-old boy to cover an offending tattoo, one of the men has claimed in his appeal to the Supreme Court.

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Saab implicated in South Korea spy arrest

A former South Korean air force major-general was arrested on Friday on charges of leaking classified military information to Swedish defence and aviation company Saab, officials said.

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Sony Ericsson reports profits plunge

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday reported a €199 million ($297 million) net loss and a 42 percent drop in sales for the third quarter.

Four in ten back far-right cooperation: poll

Four in ten back far-right cooperation: poll

Four of ten Swedish voters would support the major parties cooperating with the far-right Sweden Democrats if the party were to claim seats in the parliament at the 2010 general election.

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Sweden slams Zimbabwe over PM aide arrest

The Swedish EU Presidency has slammed a decision by a Zimbabwe court to send a close aide to Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai to jail, calling it an act of "politically motivated abuse."

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Lidström breaks NHL 1,000 point milestone

Swedish hockey player Nicklas Lidström made NHL history on Thursday when he became the first European defender and only the eighth defender overall to reach 1,000 points..