How Aussie dad beat Swedish police to find kidnapped sons

How Aussie dad beat Swedish police to find kidnapped sons

When Australian George Pesor's children were abducted by their mother on a visit to Sweden, police searched for six months without success. But when Pesor flew to Sweden and took matters into his own hands, he solved the case in just a week.

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‘Dyslexia and anorexia aren’t real’: educator

A school principal from southern Sweden has infuriated health workers and disabilities rights advocates after claiming in a newspaper article that dyslexia and anorexia are made-up diseases.

Three dead in Stockholm apartment fire

Three dead in Stockholm apartment fire

Three people were found dead on Wednesday morning after a fire broke out in an apartment in Farsta in south Stockholm.

Activists dump tonnes of coal in Vattenfall protest

Activists dump tonnes of coal in Vattenfall protest

Activists from Greenpeace dumped 18 tonnes of German coal in front of Sweden’s government offices in Stockholm on Wednesday as a protest against Swedish state-owned coal plants abroad.

Ford picks China’s Geely to bid for Volvo Cars

Ford picks China’s Geely to bid for Volvo Cars

Chinese automaker Geely is the only remaining bidder for the purchase Volvo Cars, the Swedish carmaker's US-based owner Ford announced on Wednesday.

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Quarterly earnings on target for TeliaSonera

Telecoms operator TeliaSonera announced solid quarterly results on Wednesday, hitting targets for the year despite difficult conditions in the Baltics.

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Handelsbanken beats forecasts despite profit dip

Sweden’s Handelsbanken on Wednesday announced lower quarterly profits which nevertheless beat forecasts on the back of a jump in earnings from basic lending operations.

Nordea surprises market with strong report

Nordea surprises market with strong report

Nordic banking giant Nordea has reported third quarter profits that far exceeded market expectations, defying predictions of a massive fall in earnings.

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Man forced to re-apply for asylum after boarding wrong train

A mistake which put an Iraqi asylum seeker on the wrong train in Malmö in southern Sweden has forced him to start the asylum process all over again.

New suitors sought for Pirate Bay booty

New suitors sought for Pirate Bay booty

A new attempt to sell the popular file sharing site The Pirate Bay is underway, as the site’s owners are reportedly discussing bids with four potential buyers.

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One million Swedes have had swine flu vaccine

Around one million Swedes have been vaccinated for the swine flu, according to the country’s public health authorities.