Princess accused of taking honeymoon bribe

Princess accused of taking honeymoon bribe

Prosecutors are to consider whether Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel accepted bribes after a tycoon paid for the couple’s luxury honeymoon.

Swede faces massive fine over Swiss speeding

Swede faces massive fine over Swiss speeding

Police in Switzerland said Monday that they had seized a Swedish motorist's $240,000 sports car after he was caught doing 290 kilometres per hour (180 mph) on a Swiss motorway.

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Moderate politician drops out after death threat jibe

Christer Nordin, a Moderate party politician from Båstad in southern Sweden has withdrawn his candidacy for the upcoming local elections, despite claiming that a threat to kill a journalist was uttered in jest.

Green Party withdraws organic tomato ad

Green Party withdraws organic tomato ad

The Green Party has announced the withdrawal of one of its election posters, which upset an organization that certifies organic products by flagrantly displaying its KRAV brand.

State run casinos used for money-laundering

State run casinos used for money-laundering

The four Swedish state-run casinos in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Sundsvall reported a total of 161 cases of suspected money-laundering in the first six months of 2010, new figures from the Gaming Board for Sweden (Lotteriinspektionen) show.

Helicopter heist suspect confesses to theft

Helicopter heist suspect confesses to theft

A 31-year-old man charged with playing a role in a spectacular robbery at a Stockholm cash depot last year has admitted he was involved in the heist.

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What’s On in Sweden: August 13th – 19th

What’s on in Sweden: A Chopin marathon in Stockholm, a Brazilian all-nighter in Gothenburg and Malmö hosts Scandinavia's biggest street dance competition.

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Swedes missing after Indian floods

Three Swedes visiting the flood hit region of Ladakh in northern India are reported to be missing by relatives with the Swedish foreign ministry unable to confirm their whereabouts, according to a report in the Dagens Nyheter (DN) daily.

AstraZeneca pays out million dollar damages

AstraZeneca pays out million dollar damages

Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals firm AstraZeneca has agreed to pay $198 million in damages to around 17,500 people in the USA in connection with the alleged side effects of its Seroquel drug.

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Man arrested for murdering wife

A man in Malmberget in northern Sweden has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his common-law wife in their home.

New fee for travellers to the USA

New fee for travellers to the USA

Tourists and business travellers from Europe will have to fork out 100 kronor ($14) in order to travel to the USA after September 8th in a move which has angered the EU commission.