30 Swedish firms in Forbes Global 2000

30 Swedish firms in Forbes Global 2000

Forbes Magazine has included 30 Swedish companies on its list of the world's most successful major companies, including Nordea Bank, ABB and H&M.

Pirate Bay judges ruled unbiased

Pirate Bay judges ruled unbiased

The judges appointed to preside over the appeal of the four men found guilty in the Pirate Bay appeals hearing in September have been cleared from bias allegations, the Supreme Court (Högsta Domstolen) ruled on Wednesday.

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Jehovah’s Witness claims she was fired for beliefs

A care assistant from northern Sweden has reported her employers after they allegedly fired her for her religious beliefs.

Three men arrested for triple murder

Three men arrested for triple murder

Three men have been arrested for a triple murder in Härnosand, northern Sweden.

Parties hold firm on euro despite Greek crisis

Parties hold firm on euro despite Greek crisis

The Local's Peter Vinthagen Simpson and Vivian Tse review party policy as Sweden's backing of a €750 million ($1 trillion) eurozone bailout brings the issue of Sweden's membership back into focus.

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Reinfeldt slams EU plan to vet national budgets

Sweden’s Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has criticized proposals that would mean all EU countries' budgets being reviewed in advance by the European Commission.

Reinfeldt congratulates Cameron on victory

Reinfeldt congratulates Cameron on victory

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Wednesday congratulated his new British counterpart David Cameron and called on him to reduce the deficit left behind by Gordon Brown's Labour Party.

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Increased oversight of financial firms proposed

Sweden's government has proposed increasing the supervision on a wide range of financial businesses.

Suspects in Vilks attack released

Suspects in Vilks attack released

Three suspects arrested for an attack on controversial artist Lars Vilks have been released on Wednesday, police have said.

Voter support split evenly between coalitions: poll

Voter support split evenly between coalitions: poll

Sweden's ruling centre-right coalition has registered its strongest support since 2006 in a new poll, and is now in a statistical dead heat with the Red-Green opposition.

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Swede teen claims damages for ‘lost youth’

A teenager diagnosed with autism has filed a demand for damages with Sweden's highest legal official after being taken into involuntary care, a decision which was rejected as lacking legal grounds after two years.

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Syrian diplomat expelled over ‘kidnap plot’

Syria's top envoy to Sweden has been expelled and a Swedish politician arrested on suspicion of plotting to kidnap the diplomat's daughter because of a relationship she was having, Sveriges Television (SVT) reported on Tuesday.