Swedish authorities put off by PutOn condoms

Swedish authorities put off by PutOn condoms

Sweden's Medical Products Agency (Läkemedelsverket) has banned the sale of the PutOn condom brand in Sweden, claiming that the Chinese-manufactured product falsified its EU safety certification.

Prosecutor asks to keep Pirate Bay prison terms

Prosecutor asks to keep Pirate Bay prison terms

The prosecution in the appeals trial of three founders and a financier of Swedish file sharing site The Pirate Bay demanded that the defendants' one-year prison sentences be upheld.

Swedes cite integration issues as a ‘problem’

Swedes cite integration issues as a ‘problem’

Three of four Swedes consider issues which address integration and immigration to be a contemporary Swedish problem, with four in ten sceptical of the experts on the issue, a new survey published on Tuesday shows.

Swedish couple take dog custody battle to court

Swedish couple take dog custody battle to court

A Swedish man has taken his ex-girlfriend to court, claiming she reneged on the joint custody deal they had for their ShiChi mix pooch, Totte.

Wanted: 50 Volvo employees in China

Wanted: 50 Volvo employees in China

Volvo Cars is looking to relocate about 50 employees from Sweden to China as more details emerge about Geely’s plans for the Swedish carmaker's operations in China.

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Swedish man dies in live ‘cyber suicide’ broadcast

A Swedish man hanged himself during a live broadcast on the internet on Monday morning, a phenomenon that police described as rare in Sweden.

Örebro man suspected of several rapes: police

Örebro man suspected of several rapes: police

The man was arrested on Monday evening in Örebro in central Sweden on suspicion of rape and attempted rape, is suspected in connection with several more attacks committed in the city over the past year, police have confirmed.

Sweden presents budget for ‘full employment’

Sweden presents budget for ‘full employment’

Sweden's finance minister Anders Borg presented a budget for 2011 on Tuesday morning including 13 billion kronor ($2 billion) in new measures, promising to move Sweden from "crisis to full employment".

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Sweden amends growth forecast

The Swedish government has forecast that GDP will climb by 4.8 percent in 2010, and 3.7 percent in 2011, according to the financial plan in the budget proposition made public on Tuesday morning.

Giant cep mushroom found in Swedish woods

Giant cep mushroom found in Swedish woods

A cep (porcino) mushroom weighing in at 1.5 kilogrammes has been found outside of Broby in Skåne in southern Sweden.