Swedish weather agency issues snow warning

Swedish weather agency issues snow warning

The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) warned Swedes to brace for snow and heavy winds across much of the country on Tuesday evening and Wednesday.

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Ex-royal bodyguard’s rape sentence tossed out

A Swedish appeals court overturned the conviction of a Swedish Security Service and former royal bodyguard on Tuesday.

MTG stock falls despite profits hike

MTG stock falls despite profits hike

Swedish media concern Modern Times Group (MTG) has reported a pre-tax profit of 499 million kronor ($75 million) for the third quarter 2009.

Swedish forces present report on Afghanistan

Swedish forces present report on Afghanistan

The supreme commander of the Swedish Armed Forces (Försvarsmakten) stressed the importance of the troops' work in Afghanistan to parliamentary defence and foreign affairs committees on Tuesday as the country mourned the loss of a soldier this weekend.

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Man charged over trainee naked dance request

A man employed as a kitchen supervisor at a restaurant in Borås in western Sweden has been charged with sexual molestation after a series of approaches directed towards a female teenage trainee.

Sweden’s SKF snaps up US firm on heels of strong results

Sweden’s SKF snaps up US firm on heels of strong results

Sweden's SKF, the world's biggest maker of industrial bearings, announced strong third quarter results on Tuesday, as well as the purchase of US-based engineered lubrication systems maker Lincoln Industrial.

Agency slams Swedish maths teaching

Agency slams Swedish maths teaching

The teaching of mathematics in Swedish high schools (gymnasium) has been broadly criticised by the Swedish Schools Inspectorate (Skolinspektionen) in a new report published on Tuesday.

Sweden has ‘no time frame’ for state sell offs

Sweden has ‘no time frame’ for state sell offs

Sweden's new financial markets minister Peter Norman was on Monday unwilling to promise that share holdings in Nordea, SBAB and Telia, would be sold off during the current mandate period.

Sweden ‘legally bound’ to seek Dawit Isaak release

Sweden ‘legally bound’ to seek Dawit Isaak release

Lawyers and activists argued on Monday that Sweden and the EU are legally bound to work harder to secure the release of Dawit Isaak, an Eritrean-Swedish journalist who has been held in Asmara for nearly a decade without trial.

Federer arrives in Stockholm for ATP event

Federer arrives in Stockholm for ATP event

Roger Federer arrived in Stockholm on Monday afternoon determined to add the Stockholm Open title to his long list of tennis achievements.