Juvenile care for Stureby teen killing

Juvenile care for Stureby teen killing

The two teenagers found guilty for the death of 15-year-old Therese Johansson Rojo in the Stockholm suburb of Stureby last summer have each been sentenced to 20 months in institutional juvenile care.

Swedish soldiers forced to train in soleless boots

Swedish soldiers forced to train in soleless boots

Shortages in standard issue military clothing have forced Swedish conscripts to wash their uniforms at home and train in boots without soles.

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Supreme Court sets precedent over animal rights activist attack

Sweden's Supreme Court has upheld a landmark ruling in which a 30-year-old animal rights activist was convicted for his involvement in storming the premises of four companies and harassing members of staff.

Prison sentence for Trustor fraud upheld

Prison sentence for Trustor fraud upheld

The Svea Court of Appeal on Monday upheld a prison sentence for Thomas Jisander, who was convicted in 2008 for embezzling 20 million kronor ($3 million) in the so-called Trustor affair.

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Charges filed for torture- like parenting methods

A Stockholm-area couple have been indicted for using torture-like methods to raise their children, including hitting them with shoehorns and stabbing them with knives and forks.

Organ theft article ‘a perversion of journalistic standards’

Organ theft article ‘a perversion of journalistic standards’

Amid an ongoing uproar over accusations that Israel harvested the organs of dead Palestinians, Andrea Levin of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) issues a fresh plea to Aftonbladet to acknowledge and correct "the factual errors that litter the article".

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Profits at truckmaker Scania beat expectations

Swedish truckmaker Scania announced a return to profit and a slightly improved outlook on Monday with better-than-expected third quarter results due to the effects of cost cutting measures.

Bildt’s inaction breeds suspicion in Israel

Bildt’s inaction breeds suspicion in Israel

Israel’s government remains surprised that Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt has yet to reschedule a previously cancelled trip to Israel.

Electrolux profits in high speed spin

Electrolux profits in high speed spin

Swedish white goods maker Electrolux beat market expectations with strong profits announced on Monday. But the firm also said it would close two plants in Iowa as part of its cost-cutting scheme.

Sahlin demands answers over KGB revelations

Sahlin demands answers over KGB revelations

Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin has called on writer Jan Guillou to lift the lid on any information he may have passed to the KGB about her party.