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Rear-ended cyclist fined for veering off path

A 32-year-old cyclist who suffered minor injuries when hit by a car last autumn has been fined for cycling on the road.

H&M earnings boost fails to impress

H&M earnings boost fails to impress

Swedish clothing giant H&M reported disappointing third-quarter earnings on Wednesday, adding it would scale back plans for new stores due to property market challenges in southern Europe and France.

Amnesty accuses police over Roma ‘dumping’

Amnesty accuses police over Roma ‘dumping’

Human rights group Amnesty has reported the Swedish border police to the Parliamentary Ombudsman (Justitieombudsmannen - JO) over the deportation in February of 30 Roma, who were deposited on the Öresund Bridge.

Hospital demands probe of Anna Lindh’s care

Hospital demands probe of Anna Lindh’s care

Karolinska University Hospital has requested an inquiry into the care it gave former foreign minister Anna Lindh after her fatal stabbing in September 2003.

Activists slam nuclear shipment to Sweden

Activists slam nuclear shipment to Sweden

Environmentalists on Tuesday slammed a proposal to ship decommissioned nuclear generators to Sweden from Canada for recycling.

Sweden Democrats slam unions over freeze out

Sweden Democrats slam unions over freeze out

Active Sweden Democrats will not be allowed to be members in one of Sweden’s main healthcare professionals unions, the chair of the labour group said on Wednesday, prompting claims from the party that they are "politically corrupt."

Sweden to curb lottery ticket sales to minors

Sweden to curb lottery ticket sales to minors

Starting October 1st, no minors under 18 will be able to buy scratch cards from Sweden's state-owned lottery company Svenska Spel.

Ibrahimovic breaks Ajax goal jinx

Ibrahimovic breaks Ajax goal jinx

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored against his old team Ajax at the fourth attempt to help AC Milan to a 1-1 draw in Amsterdam on Tuesday evening.

Saab deal puts BMW engines under the hood

Saab deal puts BMW engines under the hood

Germany’s BMW will supply engines to Swedish automaker Saab starting in 2012, the company announced on Wednesday.

Murder suspect held after Gothenburg body find

Murder suspect held after Gothenburg body find

A man was arrested on Tuesday on suspicions of having murdered a 27-year-old Gothenburg woman who disappeared in the early hours of Sunday morning.