Webcam paedophile sentenced to year in jail

Webcam paedophile sentenced to year in jail

A district court in southern Sweden sentenced a man who lured 45 young girls and adolescents to pose in front of webcams to one year in prison on Tuesday.

Wealthy Swedes swindled at SEB bank

Wealthy Swedes swindled at SEB bank

Around 20 well-to-do customers at Swedish bank SEB have been swindled out of more than 50 million kronor ($7.5 million) with at least one employee thought to be involved in the scam.

Many Swedes ‘uninvolved’ in information society: survey

Many Swedes ‘uninvolved’ in information society: survey

One in two Swedes feel the information society is passing them by despite the country having one of the world's highest rates of internet usage, a new study has showed.

Red-Greens breaking up: Sahlin

Red-Greens breaking up: Sahlin

The centre-left Red-Green coalition, which aligned Sweden’s Green and Left Parties with the Social Democrats in a failed attempt to win back power in the Riksdag, appears to be over.

Poor grades pose higher suicide risk: study

Poor grades pose higher suicide risk: study

High school graduates who earn the lowest average grades in their final year are three times more likely to commit suicide than those who graduate with the highest grades, a new Swedish study has found.

Swedish town makes art of the potato

Swedish town makes art of the potato

Alingsås in western Sweden has commissioned an offbeat work of art made entirely of potatoes to commemorate Potato Day, hoping to 'strike a blow' for the humble spud.

Sweden raises interest rate by 0.25 percent

Sweden raises interest rate by 0.25 percent

Sweden’s Riksbank raised the country’s benchmark repo rate by 0.25 percent on Tuesday, bringing the interest rate up to 1.0 percent.

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Sweden slammed for political funding secrecy

Transparency International Sweden has criticised the country for its lack of regulations governing the financing of political parties, arguing that "it is high time to wash off this unnecessary blemish on our democracy".

New shootings reported in Malmö

New shootings reported in Malmö

Malmö police received a further report on what could be another of the wave of shootings suspected to be directed against people of immigrant descent in the city, while residents came out in force to demonstrate against the violence.

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Turkish terror suspect ‘a member of the PKK’

A Turkish citizen arrested at Stockholm's Arlanda Airport on Friday on terror charges is thought to be a member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Belgian prosecutors said on Monday.