Volvo scraps COO post in management reshuffle

Volvo scraps COO post in management reshuffle

Volvo Cars has removed its chief operating officer post in a realignment of management roles at the company, President & CEO Stefan Jacoby announced on Tuesday.

Reinfeldt unveils reshuffled cabinet

Reinfeldt unveils reshuffled cabinet

Prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt presented his new government during the opening session of the Riksdag on Tuesday, announcing a team with seven new names as well as a new ministry.

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More Swedish investors seek profits abroad

Swedish foreign portfolio investments rose 16 percent or 407 billion kronor ($60.63 billion) to 2.96 trillion kronor at the end of 2009.

Live Blog: parliament opens

Live Blog: parliament opens

The Local's journalists bring you the latest updates as Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, officially opens for business on Tuesday.

Sweden Democrats stage church sermon walkout

Sweden Democrats stage church sermon walkout

The Sweden Democrats’ Riksdag delegation left Stockholm's Storkyrkan in protest when racism came up during the ceremonial sermon held before the opening of parliament.

Physics Nobel awarded for super-thin carbon

Physics Nobel awarded for super-thin carbon

Two researchers based at the University of Manchester in the UK have been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on graphene.

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Charges filed in massive Swedish doping scandal

Seventy suspects were indicted at Sundsvall district court on Tuesday for their involvement in the largest doping ring ever uncovered in Sweden.

Halloween blood drive scares would-be donors

Halloween blood drive scares would-be donors

A campaign launched with the intention of attracting blood donors in Gothenburg has been scrapped after recipients reacted in horror to its "threatening and frightening" message.

Thousands demonstrate against racism

Thousands demonstrate against racism

Over 4,000 people gathered in central Stockholm on Monday to demonstrate for diversity and against racism, with the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats in focus as the party took its place in parliament for the first time.

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Swede charged with Balkan war crimes

A 43-year-old Swedish citizen was charged on Tuesday with war crimes and kidnapping in connection with his job as a prison guard in Bosnia in 1992.