HQ board cleared over bank’s collapse: audit

HQ board cleared over bank’s collapse: audit

The board of embattled Swedish financial concern HQ, helmed by CEO Mats Qviberg, was cleared on Friday of all liability regarding the company's collapse following an audit.

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Sick pay claimants reapply for handouts

Every third person who was forced out of the sickness benefit system during the first three months of 2010 has reapplied for benefits, according to a new report.

Court orders retrial in new serial killer case

Court orders retrial in new serial killer case

The Swedish appeals court on Friday overturned a decision to convict serial killer Thomas Quick for the murder of nine-year-old Therese Johannessen in Norway in 1988.

‘Millennium’ star set to rival Tom Cruise in MI:4

‘Millennium’ star set to rival Tom Cruise in MI:4

Sweden's Michael Nyqvist, who portrays journalist sleuth Michael Blomqvist in the 'Millennium'-trilogy films, is set to star opposite Hollywood hunk Tom Cruise in "Mission Impossible: 4," which is slated for release next year.

Swedish military issues foreign duty ultimatum

Swedish military issues foreign duty ultimatum

Sweden's Armed Forces personnel have been presented an ultimatum - accept the requirement of foreign duty or face redundancy.

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Having lived as an expat around the world, Tove Fränkel, global relocation manager at KEY Relocation Center in Stockholm, is more than familiar with her clients' needs.

Ericsson mobile app reconnects refugees

Ericsson mobile app reconnects refugees

Swedish telecom firm Ericsson has launched a new mobile phone application which aims to reunite African families that have been torn apart by war or natural disaster.

Sweden’s Edfors posts 61 to outpace Vivendi Cup field

Sweden’s Edfors posts 61 to outpace Vivendi Cup field

Swedish golfer Johan Edfors, a former British Masters Champion, sunk 10 birdies at the Vivendi Cup on Thursday, equaling the lowest round of the European Tour this season with a score of 61.

Liberals want to appeal election results

Liberals want to appeal election results

The Liberal Party (Folkpartiet), which lost two seats in the Riksdag by a razor thin margin, is looking to appeal the results of Sweden’s 2010 elections.

Paw-print signature puzzles public officials

Paw-print signature puzzles public officials

Officials from Värmdö municipality near Stockholm were forced to think twice recently after receiving funding request signed with a paw print.

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Sweden Democrat ‘members’ site shut down

The website on which the leaked Sweden Democrat membership list was published has been shut down by the web hosting company where the domain name was registered.