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Swedish CEOs make peanuts in Euro study

Pay cheques for Swedish CEOs are less than half the size of those of their counterparts in other European companies, a new study shows.

The day the milk stood still

The day the milk stood still

It's not really the government that runs Sweden. Nor is it the police, the Royal Family or the largely interchangeable bearded dudes from Abba. It is, oddly enough, the people who print the little best-before dates on all food and drink items.

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Pensioner indicted over China spy scandal

A 61-year-old pensioner has been indicted in Stockholm on charges of spying on behalf of the Chinese government.

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Spyker lined up to buy Saab: GM

General Motors has revealed that Dutch sportscar maker Spyker is the only firm in the running for the acquisition of Saab Automobile, Reuters reports.

World’s children ask Santa for video games and puppies

World’s children ask Santa for video games and puppies

Boys and girls around the world have video games, Lego and pets at the top of their Christmas wish lists this year, according to the Swedish postal service, which has steamed letters addressed to Santa Claus in Tomteboda.

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Facebook helps Swedish woman flee knife threat

Facebook status updates sent by a woman held at knifepoint in an apartment in Gothenburg in western Sweden helped lead to her release.

More Swedes favour euro over krona: poll

More Swedes favour euro over krona: poll

A majority of Swedes would favour switching from the krona to the euro if a referendum on whether Sweden should adopt the common European currency were held today, a new poll shows.

Workers pick Sweden’s shrubs and data hubs

Workers pick Sweden’s shrubs and data hubs

Thai berry pickers and Indian IT experts have been the primary recipients of work permits since Sweden's new labour force immigration laws came into force a year ago.

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BAIC deal allows Saab to operate through first quarter: report

Saab Automobile reportedly received 1.4 billion kronor ($200 million) from China’s Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. (BAIC) in exchange for access to some of the Swedish automaker’s technology.

Tiger Woods mistress ‘sorry for Elin’s pain’

Tiger Woods mistress ‘sorry for Elin’s pain’

Elin Nordegren received a nationally televised apology from one of Tiger Woods’ ex-lovers on Monday as the golf star received backing from one of his major sponsors.

Swedish envoy in Russian pantyhose probe

Swedish envoy in Russian pantyhose probe

A Swedish diplomat has left his post in Moscow after police interrogated him about allegedly selling women's stockings smuggled from Belarus, according to Russian television.