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Father prosecuted for scolding son’s bully

A Lund man has been charged with trespassing after going to the home of a boy who had been bullying his son and verbally scolding him.

Swedish one-two in World Cup biathlon sprint

Swedish one-two in World Cup biathlon sprint

Returning mum Anna-Carin Olofsson-Zidek and last year's number one Helena Jonsson finished top of the pile in Friday's World Cup sprint event at Hochfilzen in Austria.

EU pledges climate cash to poor nations: Reinfeldt

EU pledges climate cash to poor nations: Reinfeldt

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has announced that the European Union's member states have agreed to give €7.2 billion ($10.6 billion, 75.3 billion kronor) to help developing nations tackle climate change.

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Professor trashes Saab suitor Spyker

Dutch luxury sports carmaker Spyker, which has expressed its interest in buying Saab automobile, is an even less reliable potential suitor than Koenigsegg, claims Christian Berggren, a professor in industrial organization at Linköping University.

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Fines for corrections officers who let man die

Three corrections officers have been convicted of dereliction of duty, after they failed to save an inmate who had hanged himself at a remand centre in Mariestad in 2008. They each received fines equivalent to 80 days' wages.

Stieg Larsson’s partner rejects family millions

Stieg Larsson’s partner rejects family millions

Eva Gabrielsson, the long-time partner of the prolific author, Stieg Larsson, who died of a heart attack in 2004 aged only 50, has refused the 20 million Swedish kronor ($2.8 million) that the author’s brother and father offered her in a gesture to alleviate a long-running dispute over the author’s estate, her brother has told the news agency TT.

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Gangland submachine gun maker jailed

A 30-year-old man has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for making submachine guns which he was accused of then selling to the Bandidos crime gang.

Müller slams Russia at Nobel awards ceremony

Müller slams Russia at Nobel awards ceremony

While the glittering Nobel Prize ceremony opened to a trumpet fanfare, things were more serious as the presentations got underway, as Herta Müller, winner of the Nobel Literature Prize, criticized a number of countries, including Russia, for their lack of commitment to human rights.

Driver in shock as drilling crushes subway train

Driver in shock as drilling crushes subway train

The red line in Stockholm’s subway was stopped for one hour on Thursday after a work team’s drilling punctured the subway tunnel and damaged a train.

Göteborg changes name back to Gothenburg

Göteborg changes name back to Gothenburg

Göteborg is officially changing its name to Gothenburg, the Gothenburg city council has decided. The city councillors have agreed that the city will be referred to as the City of Gothenburg in all international communications.