Swedes snatched in global sex-pill sting

Swedes snatched in global sex-pill sting

Twelve Swedes have been arrested in a global sting targeting illicit trade in Viagra-like impotence medication.

Anton, 18, to be youngest ever Swedish MP

Anton, 18, to be youngest ever Swedish MP

18-year-old Anton Amadé Abele is set to become the youngest ever member of the Swedish parliament after Moderate party colleague Anna König Jerlmyr was named as the new Stockholm deputy mayor.

Swedish flat prices continue upward climb

Swedish flat prices continue upward climb

Apartment prices in Sweden have risen 10 percent overall in the last quarter compared with the same period in 2009, new real estate statistics reveal.

Taxes on companies still high in Sweden: study

Taxes on companies still high in Sweden: study

Despite recent cuts to corporate tax rates, Sweden still taxes companies more than many other countries in Europe, a new study shows..

Footballer suspended after sponsor ultimatum

Footballer suspended after sponsor ultimatum

Dulee Johnson, a footballer player with Swedish top flight club AIK, has been suspended after key sponsors demanded action following the midfield star's arrest on suspicion of rape.

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Granddad took wrong child from daycare

A grandfather who agreed to pick up his grandchild from a daycare in Örebro in central Sweden on Monday took the wrong child, prompting the school to review its procedures.

US Jewish centre seeks ban on Malmö mayor

US Jewish centre seeks ban on Malmö mayor

US Jewish organisation the Simon Wiesenthal Center has called for the disqualification of Malmö mayor Ilmar Reepalu from nominees for the World Mayor 2010 prize, citing his comments in the spring regarding the city's Jewish population.

Remand hearing request for Örebro rape suspect

Remand hearing request for Örebro rape suspect

Prosecutors have requested a remand hearing for the 23-year-old man suspected of committing several rapes in Örebro in central Sweden following “certain admissions” to police about a March attack.

Pupil defaces artwork during school field trip

Pupil defaces artwork during school field trip

When a class from a Södertälje high school visited Stockholm's Moderna Museet art museum last week, a pupil drew a line on one of the artworks, reported the local Länstidningen Södertälje daily.

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Estranged father returns kids to their mother

Two children taken by their estranged father during a supervised visit to a popular Stockholm tourist attraction last Saturday have been reunited with their mother.