December sale or bust for Saab: GM

December sale or bust for Saab: GM

Troubled car maker Saab was granted an eleventh hour reprieve on Tuesday as owner General Motors said it would evaluate "expressions of interest" for its Swedish unit.

Swedish Rail Destinations: Berlin

Swedish Rail Destinations: Berlin

Berlin's turbulent history has made it one of the most fascinating and exciting cities in the world. And with night trains running from Sweden throughout the Christmas period, it's also very accessible.

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Elk, not husband, killed Swedish woman: police

A Swedish man suspected of killing his 63-year-old wife has been exonerated after forensic analysis revealed the woman’s death had been was by an elk.

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Swedish ‘milkman’ loses breastfeeding battle

Ragnar, 26, has failed in his high profile bid to pump forth milk from his breasts. But there is some consolation for the self-styled "Milkman", who is winging his way to the United States this week for an appearance on The Tyra Banks Show.

Gay men may donate blood: health board

Gay men may donate blood: health board

Gay men in Sweden are to be permitted to donate blood provided they have not had sex with another man for at least a year, according to a new health board ruling.

December in Sweden: From candle-head girls to jellied veal

December in Sweden: From candle-head girls to jellied veal

The Year in Sweden - December: Journalist Kim Loughran sketches a month by month account of the country he has called home ever since his accidental migration in 1966.

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Swedes snapping up more new cars: report

New car sales in Sweden took an unexpected jump in November, signaling a clear upward trend in the market, according to an industry group.

Members flee Church of Sweden in droves

Members flee Church of Sweden in droves

The Church of Sweden (Svenska Kyrkan) is bleeding members at an increasingly rapid pace, at the same time as membership rolls in Islamic, Roman Catholic, and Orthodox Christian assemblies are on the rise.

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Russia bans imports of Swedish meat

Nine Swedish meat processing facilities have had their licences to export to Russia revoked after failing Russian meat inspections carried out last spring.

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Reinfeldt hails first day of EU’s Lisbon Treaty

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt welcomed “a new era” for the European Union on Tuesday, the first day the changes laid out in the Lisbon Treaty came into force.

Swedish minister’s infant daughter steals Brussels spotlight

Swedish minister’s infant daughter steals Brussels spotlight

Swedish migration minister Tobias Billström lightened the mood at an EU meeting about human trafficking on Monday by sneaking his baby daughter into the proceedings.

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Swede listed among world’s most influential thinkers of 2009

Swedish international health and statistics expert Hans Rosling has been named as one of 2009’s Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine.

‘All hope is not lost for Saab’: official

‘All hope is not lost for Saab’: official

The head of Saab Automobile, Jan Åke Jonsson, confirmed that General Motors (GM) is actively looking for new owners for the company’s Swedish division, following a meeting with GM management on Monday.