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‘Totally overwhelming’: voices from Trollhättan

Saab sale sparks delight in Trollhättan in western Sweden, home to some 3,400 Saab employees.

The inside track: Spyker

The inside track: Spyker

Dutch luxury sportscar maker Spyker, which is to buy Sweden's Saab from US auto giant General Motors, is a minnow in the global automotive industry.

Saab enters new era

Saab enters new era

General Motors on Tuesday announced a "binding agreement" to sell its Saab division to Dutch luxury sports car maker Spyker, in an eleventh hour deal saving the storied Swedish brand.

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Hospital morgue wrestles with rotting corpses

Corpses at the morgue of the Karolinska University Hospital in Huddinge, south of Stockholm, have started to rot due to a breakdown in procedures related to renovation of the facility.

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Trading in Spyker halted on Dutch exchange

Trading in Dutch sports car maker Spyker has been halted on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange as speculation mounts about a takeover of Saab Automobile.

Geely to make 300,000 Volvos a year in China

Geely to make 300,000 Volvos a year in China

Geely aims to manufacture 300,000 cars a year in China, but intends to keep Volvo’s Swedish operations intact, according to plans the company has presented to Chinese authorities.

Larsson’s partner ‘didn’t just proofread’ trilogy

Larsson’s partner ‘didn’t just proofread’ trilogy

Eva Gabrielsson, the long-time partner of author Stieg Larsson, has admitted having a greater role in the late Swedish author’s writing than previously believed.

Police shoot student at Swedish college

Police shoot student at Swedish college

A knife-wielding student at a college in western Sweden is recovering in hospital after being shot by a police officer on Tuesday morning.

Best Picture honours for first ‘Millennium’ thriller

Best Picture honours for first ‘Millennium’ thriller

A movie based on the first book of Stieg Larsson’s best-selling “Millennium” trilogy took home top honours at the Swedish film awards on Monday night, scooping up three awards, including best picture and best actress.

Sportsman in hate speech row over Tottenham anti-Jew ‘joke’

Sportsman in hate speech row over Tottenham anti-Jew ‘joke’

A Swedish bandy player has been reported for hate speech after calling for English Premier League side Liverpool to "push forward harder than the Germans did on the Night of the Broken Glass" in their recent match against Tottenham, a club he refers to as "the greedy Jews".

Genii Capital pulls out of Saab bidding process

Genii Capital pulls out of Saab bidding process

The Luxembourg investment firm backing Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone's efforts to purchase Saab from General Motors said on Monday it was dropping out, leaving Dutch carmaker Spyker as the last remaining bidder.