Pirate Bay appeal ‘a waste of time’: Sunde

Pirate Bay appeal ‘a waste of time’: Sunde

While devoid of high-charged drama, the opening day of the Pirate Bay appeals court trial nevertheless included a few unexpected developments.

Tearful HQ chair admits knowing of irregularities

Tearful HQ chair admits knowing of irregularities

Fighting back tears, outgoing HQ Chairman Mats Qviberg admitted on Tuesday that he was briefed daily on the trading operations of the now-defunct HQ Bank.

Man freed in landmark S&M case

Man freed in landmark S&M case

A 32-year-old man was on Tuesday acquitted of assault after having violent sex with a teenager in a landmark case testing how much sexual violence is legally permitted in Sweden between consenting partners.

Reinfeldt phones Sahlin to talk cooperation

Reinfeldt phones Sahlin to talk cooperation

Mona Sahlin received a phone call from Fredrik Reinfeldt on Tuesday morning in which the prime minister gave the Social Democratic party leader some insights about his plans for governing.

Apple’s iPad set to land in Sweden in November

Apple’s iPad set to land in Sweden in November

Apple plans to launch its iPad tablet computer in Sweden in November, according to media reports, but the company's choice of mobile operator remains unclear.

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Threats force judge out of teen pimping trial

The presiding judge in the Malmö district court trial of ten men suspected of having sold a mentally handicapped 14-year-old girl for sex, has been forced to withdraw due to threats against her and her family.

Homeless in Uppsala: a foreign student’s tale

Homeless in Uppsala: a foreign student’s tale

More than a month after arriving in Sweden for the start of the academic year, many foreign students are still struggling to find permanent housing. Contributor Amy Keresztes, an American studying at Uppsala University, shares her tale of frustration.

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Police find dead body in Gothenburg

A human body found in the Hisingen area of Gothenburg on Monday evening is presumed by police to be connected to a crime. The body was found in connection with a search for two young people who disappeared at the weekend.

Swedish princess goes in search of French roots

Swedish princess goes in search of French roots

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel arrived in France on Monday to retrace the footsteps of the Bernadotte dynasty's French ancestor who became Sweden's king almost 200 years ago.

Lars Vilks to fulfill Uppsala lecture

Lars Vilks to fulfill Uppsala lecture

Lars Vilks, the Swedish artist who courted controversy by depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a dog, will repeat his lecture at Uppsala University, where he was attacked in May, the university confirmed on Monday.

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Ibrahimovic aims to break Ajax duck

AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic heads to Amsterdam in the Champions League on Tuesday hoping to open his goal account against Ajax, the team with which he launched his glittering European career.