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Teens sign up for jihad at Stockholm youth centre

Swedish taxpayers helped fund a youth recreation centre in the north Stockholm suburb of Rinkeby which served as a recruiting station for the Somalia-based Islamist group al-Shabaab.

Afghanistan must bridge credibility gap: Bildt

Afghanistan must bridge credibility gap: Bildt

With Kabul's credibility in serious question, Swedish foreign minster Carl Bildt has called on Hamid Karzai to instigate widespread reforms during his second term as president of Afghanistan.

Five Swedish soldiers injured in Afghanistan

Five Swedish soldiers injured in Afghanistan

Five Swedish soldiers have been injured in an explosion that also claimed the life of a local foreign language interpreter, the Swedish Armed Forces said in a statement on Wednesday.

Swedes scramble to join new online movie service

Swedes scramble to join new online movie service

A new service for watching movies over the internet for free has attracted more than a quarter of a million Swedes since its launch two weeks ago.

Geely to sell one million Volvos a year: report

Geely to sell one million Volvos a year: report

China’s Geely, the front runner to purchase Volvo Cars from Ford, wants to build a factory in China to help increase Volvo sales to one million vehicles, according to US media reports.

Speed demon Swede fined in Germany

Speed demon Swede fined in Germany

A 33-year-old Swedish man has been fined €2,000 ($3,000) by police in Germany after he was caught speeding at more than double the legal limit while driving to the south of the country with his girlfriend in a BMW convertible.

Sweden calls summit over EU top jobs

Sweden calls summit over EU top jobs

Sweden, which currently hold the rotating EU presidency, has called an extraordinary meeting in Brussels next week with the aim of presenting candidates for the new positions of president and foreign policy chief.

Vattenfall to sell Swedish power grid: report

Vattenfall to sell Swedish power grid: report

Swedish state-owned power company Vattenfall wants to sell its Swedish electricity network to bring in funds for investment in nuclear power in Britain, Sweden’s TV4 reports.

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Police fire shots at suspected teen arsonists

Police in a Stockholm suburb responding to a suspected case of arson on Tuesday night fired shots at a car carrying three teenagers who tried to run the police officers down as they attempted to flee.

Swedish swimmers shine while Phelps disappoints in Stockholm

Swedish swimmers shine while Phelps disappoints in Stockholm

Swedish swimmer Stefan Nystrand set a new national record at the short-course World Cup in Stockholm on Tuesday, while American Olympic sensation Michael Phelps failed to live up to expectations.