Söderling reaches third round at French Open

Söderling reaches third round at French Open

Robin Soderling took just 71 super-charged minutes to sweep aside hapless American Taylor Dent on Wednesday to reach the third round of the French Open.

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Trial witness shot in Malmö

A man who was due to testify against a member of the Black Cobra criminal gang has been shot at a bus stop in Malmö. A female bystander was also injured in the shooting. Both victims were shot in the leg.

Ryanair wins appeal on repatriation

Ryanair wins appeal on repatriation

A Swedish court ruled Wednesday that Irish low-cost airline Ryanair had no obligation to compensate a couple stranded in Brussels when one of its flights was cancelled due to heavy fog.

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‘Birthplace Sweden but differences remain’

Swedish-born children of foreign-born parents are faced with lifelong challenges that differ greatly from those faced by people with two Swedish-born parents, a new report from Statistics Sweden (SCB) shows.

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Swedes struggle with unforeseen expenses

Nearly one in four households, or 22 percent, would have difficulty dealing with an unforeseen expense of 5,000 kronor ($635), according to a study by Länsförsäkringar.

Red Cross chief jailed for fraud

Red Cross chief jailed for fraud

The former communications chief of the Swedish Red Cross has been sentenced to five years in prison for swindling the organization out of millions of kronor.

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Swedish court convicts dead man for assault

A Swedish appeals court convicted a man in absentia of assault in April. The man's absence turned out to be due to his untimely death a month previously and the prosecutor has now called on the court to re-open the case.

Sweden faces mortgage debt hangover: report

Sweden faces mortgage debt hangover: report

Swedish household borrowing continues to increase at one of the world's highest rates and economists at the state Housing Credit Guarantee Board (Statens bostadskreditnämnd - BKN) have raised concerns over the risks for individuals, house prices, and the Swedish economy.

‘Green Party voters most likely to change sides’

‘Green Party voters most likely to change sides’

Almost a quarter of Green Party support could consider voting for one of the centre-right Alliance coalition parties, a new survey has shown.

Iraqi Airways cancels Sweden flights

Iraqi Airways cancels Sweden flights

Iraqi Airways has announced that it is cutting services to Sweden and the UK after an "escalation" of a legal battle with Kuwait, that state carrier said on Tuesday.

Vilks invited to complete Uppsala lecture

Vilks invited to complete Uppsala lecture

Uppsala University has invited artist Lars Vilks to speak again after his lecture on May 11th was interrupted when he was attacked.