Police raid uncovers Aladdin’s cave of stolen goods

Police raid uncovers Aladdin’s cave of stolen goods

A police raid in southern Sweden has led to the discovery of a dazzling array of stolen goods, including boat engines, vehicles, heat pumps, weapons, musical instruments, psalm books, lamps, computers, glass objects, fittings for an entire kitchen, and a spiral staircase.

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Tourist wounded in Malmö shooting

A foreign tourist and a local teen were shot in in the Sofielund neighbourhood of Malmö in southern Sweden on Sunday night.

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Prison guard pregnant after affair with rapist

A convicted rapist considered to be one of Sweden’s most dangerous repeat sex offenders is set to become a father following a secret romance with a female prison guard, one of several inmate-guard love affairs reported to have taken place at a prison in central Sweden.

Sweden wraps up for more wind and snow

Sweden wraps up for more wind and snow

Fresh falls of snow and biting winds are expected to hit Sweden later this week as a low pressure belt makes its way across the country.

Saab deal not yet done: General Motors

Saab deal not yet done: General Motors

General Motors and the Swedish government have both poured cold water on rumours that Saab has been sold to Dutch sports car maker Spyker.

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Moderates add feminist touch to policy platform

The Moderate Party is making an election year play to increase its appeal to feminist voters, promising to take on gender-based pay disparities and ranking schools according to gender equity, among other proposals.

Alice and Lucas top Swedish name list

Alice and Lucas top Swedish name list

Alice and Lucas have topped the list for the most popular names given to newborns in Sweden in 2009. It was a dark year for Jennifer and Johan, however, two previous favourites that have dropped out of the top 100.

Dutch billionaire could save Saab: report

Dutch billionaire could save Saab: report

Dutch billionaire businessman Marcel Boekhoorn has upped his investment in Saab suitor Spyker Cars of the Netherlands, trade union newspaper Dagens Arbete reports.

More layoffs at Ericsson as profits plunge

More layoffs at Ericsson as profits plunge

Swedish telecom giant Ericsson on Monday reported a 92 percent drop in net profits for the fourth quarter, adding that it would now cut 6,500 jobs under its restructuring plan.

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Swede gives millions to German anti-Islam party

Swedish far-right businessman Patrik Brinkmann has announced he will pour €5 million ($7.1 million) into the coffers of Pro NRW, an anti-Islam populist party based in Cologne, Germany