Officers charged for assaulting whistleblower

Officers charged for assaulting whistleblower

Two police officers have been charged for assaulting a young man who used his mobile phone camera to film them roughing up two suspects in a Stockholm metro station.

Swedish speedster stopped after ‘testing engine’ at nearly 200 km/h

Swedish speedster stopped after ‘testing engine’ at nearly 200 km/h

A 26-year-old Swedish man was let off with a fine despite being clocked driving nearly 200 kilometres an hour.

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Student filmed bullied youth’s suicide attempt

A school in Linköping in central Sweden has reported an incident to police that culminated in a student using his mobile phone to film the attempted suicide of another boy at the school.

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Four Swedish women still held in child porn sting

Police in Sweden are still holding four of the 20 women arrested on Wednesday in a series of raids directed at a suspected child pornography network.

Swedish scientists map egg-sperm at conception

Swedish scientists map egg-sperm at conception

Swedish researchers have for the first time mapped the 3D structure of a complete egg receptor that binds sperm at the beginning of fertilisation.

Malmö gunman keeps city on edge

Malmö gunman keeps city on edge

As Malmö police warn the immigrant residents to exercise caution after a spate of apparently random shootings, The Local's Peter Vinthagen Simpson talks to local leaders about fear, caution and how residents are reacting to the situation.

Profits at truckmaker Volvo beat expectations

Profits at truckmaker Volvo beat expectations

Sweden's Volvo, the world number two for heavy goods vehicles, drove back into profit, announcing third-quarter profits of 2.81 billion kronor ($422 million) on Friday.

Ericsson shares jump on profits boost

Ericsson shares jump on profits boost

Ericsson, the world's biggest mobile network maker, revealed surprisingly strong quarterly net profits on Friday but said it was still grappling with sector-wide component shortages.

Federer and Söderling advance in Stockholm

Federer and Söderling advance in Stockholm

Roger Federer and home favourite Robin Söderling both qualified for the quarterfinals of the Stockholm Open with ease on Thursday, beating Taylor Dent and Benjamin Becker respectively.

Two more immigrant shootings in Malmö

Two more immigrant shootings in Malmö

Malmö police have recruited the detective who played a decisive role in apprehending "Laser Man" gunman John Ausonius as a new double shooting has further raised fears of a repeat of 1991's racially-motivated attacks.