Royals in unwitting electoral bid

Royals in unwitting electoral bid

Voters in Sweden's general election will be able to cast a vote for Princess Madeleine or Prince Daniel, thanks to a fringe party and a quirk in electoral law.

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American photographer suspected of raping girl

An American photographer with a record of committing sex offences in the US has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 14-year-old girl in Stockholm.

Julian Assange applies for Swedish residency

Julian Assange applies for Swedish residency

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has applied for a permit to work and reside in the country, a spokesperson for the Swedish Migration Board confirmed on Tuesday.

Foreign students camp out in housing protest

Foreign students camp out in housing protest

Homeless students enrolled at Stockholm University are camping out in campus grounds after having exhausted all alternatives and to protest at the lack of accommodation offered them on arrival in Sweden.

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Sweden’s economy in good shape: report

Exports, domestic demand and strong public finances all indicate that Sweden's economy is in good shape, the country's financial management authority and the banks, said on Tuesday.

HQ appeals revoked banking license

HQ appeals revoked banking license

HQ has appealed the decision to suspend the banking license for HQ Bank, which has forced it into liquidation and kept the bank closed on Tuesday.

Red-Greens present election manifesto

Red-Greens present election manifesto

The centre-left coalition - the Social Democrats, the Green Party and the Left Party - presented their election manifesto on Tuesday, promising to cut taxes for pensioners, cheaper daycare, and incentives for employers to recruit young people.

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Danes call for election observers in Sweden

Representatives of the governing parties in Denmark have argued that freedom of speech is under threat in Sweden and have called for the instalment of election observers to ensure that democracy is upheld.

WikiLeaks’ Assange interrogated by police

WikiLeaks’ Assange interrogated by police

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been interviewed by police in Sweden regarding allegations of molestation, his lawyer confirmed on Tuesday.

Polls: Social Democrat support falls to new lows

Polls: Social Democrat support falls to new lows

Three weeks before the election, the Social Democrats have registered their lowest level of support so far in a new poll from United Minds. Support fell to 27.3 percent in the survey, which was conducted on behalf of Aftonbladet.

Swedish court sentences drunk captain to prison

Swedish court sentences drunk captain to prison

The Ukrainian captain of a Dutch ship that ran aground this month near the southwestern Swedish port of Helsingborg was on Monday sentenced to one month in prison for "aggravated drunkenness at sea," news agency TT reported on Monday.

Söderling struggles out of US Open first round

Söderling struggles out of US Open first round

Swedish fifth seed Robin Söderling struggled for nearly four hours in the first round of the US Open on Monday before defeating a 214th-ranked qualifier.