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Drunk driver’s wet-wipe defence thrown out on appeal

A court of appeal has overturned a non-guilty verdict of a 36-year-old drunk driver who was freed when a wet-wipe containing alcohol was used as evidence.

Wallström voters’ pick for Prime Minister: poll

Wallström voters’ pick for Prime Minister: poll

Social Democrat Margot Wallström is a more popular choice than Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt to lead the country, according to a new poll. The result follows speculation surrounding a secret plan to oust opposition leader Mona Sahlin.

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Expansion plans for Volvo production in China

Chinese carmaker Geely, which is poised to acquire Swedish auto brand Volvo from US giant Ford, plans to expand the production of Volvo cars in China, according to media reports.

Vattenfall wins joint bid to build world’s biggest wind farm

Vattenfall wins joint bid to build world’s biggest wind farm

Sweden's state-owned energy company is set to build a huge offshore wind farm in the UK in partnership with a Spanish energy company.

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Swede offered top UN Afghanistan role

Veteran Swedish diplomat and former UN envoy to Iraq, Steffan de Mistura, has been offered the job of top UN representative to Afghanistan according to the US pointman for the country.

Saab can still be sold: General Motors

Saab can still be sold: General Motors

General Motors announced on Friday it had begun "an orderly wind-down" of its Swedish unit Saab, but would consider any late proposals for the brand, in a move drawing protests from Sweden.