Rogue British bishop fined for Holocaust denial

Rogue British bishop fined for Holocaust denial

A rebel British bishop was fined €10,000 ($13,534) by a German court on Friday for denying the Holocaust in an interview with a Swedish television channel.

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Volvo in top gear as Saab stuck in reverse

Sweden's two major car manufacturers, Volvo and Saab, are experiencing starkly contrasting fortunes in European markets, new sales statistics from the European sector organisation Acea show.

Single Swedes finding love on the internet

Single Swedes finding love on the internet

Swedes are increasingly using electricity to fuel their chemistry as 23 percent of respondents in a survey report finding love online.

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Apartment prices hit record high

Apartment prices in the greater Stockholm and greater Gothenburg areas hit record highs in the first quarter, according to new statistics from Mäklarstatistik.

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Courtroom chaos as rabbit torture trial opens

Police were forced to eject several people from Södertörn district court on Thursday as four men faced trial on animal cruelty charges after setting light to several rabbits.

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Health experts warn of volcano ash fallout

Swedish and Norwegian health authorities and experts have urged caution after volcanic ash blew across the region from Iceland, although the grounding of helicopter ambulance services caused more concern than air quality.

Sweden offers cut price fighters to Romania

Sweden offers cut price fighters to Romania

Sweden has offered Romania 24 new Gripen fighter aircraft at a cut price to match that demanded by the United States for second-hand F-16s, officials confirmed on Wednesday.

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Thinner girls at greater risk of cancer: study

The risk of contracting cancer after the menopause is greater for girls who are considered thin at the age of seven than their chubbier counterparts, a new Swedish study published on Wednesday claims.

Arlanda airport to remain closed until Saturday

Arlanda airport to remain closed until Saturday

Swedish authorities have begun reopening airspace in the north of the country although widespread disruption persists with Stockholm's main Arlanda airport unlikely to open until Saturday morning at the earliest.