Police fraud unit closed due to high workload

Police fraud unit closed due to high workload

A special police unit in Stockholm combating share scams was closed last week by the chief safety ombudsman due to a large influx of cases.

More police join Malmö immigrant gunman hunt

More police join Malmö immigrant gunman hunt

About 50 extra police have been sent to Malmö to help hunt for a suspected gunman targeting immigrants, the police chief in the southern Swedish city said on Friday.

Saab owner Spyker cuts Saab 2010 sales forecast

Saab owner Spyker cuts Saab 2010 sales forecast

Saab automobile owner Spyker Cars announced on Friday that it expects to sell 30,000 to 35,000 Saab cars this year, about 10,000 less than initially forecast.

An old-fashioned Swedish witch hunt

An old-fashioned Swedish witch hunt

The hounding of Moderate Party secretary Sofia Arkelsten may not be the best approach to fighting corruption in Swedish politics, writes The Local's David Landes.

Volvo Cars expects to end year positively

Volvo Cars expects to end year positively

Volvo Cars continues to guide for a full-year positive result after announcing it has achieved an operating profit in the third quarter.

‘Dodgy’ flat rental dogs Moderates’ Arkelsten

‘Dodgy’ flat rental dogs Moderates’ Arkelsten

The Moderates’ party secretary, Sofia Arkelsten, was fending off new criticism on Friday after it was revealed she secured a first-hand rental contract from Stockholm’s “king” of black market flat rentals.

Swede charged for texting while driving

Swede charged for texting while driving

A Swedish man is likely the first in the country to be charged for reckless driving in connection with text messaging while driving.

A November guide to live music in Stockholm

A November guide to live music in Stockholm

Contributor David Stavrou checks out some of the highlights awaiting Stockholm music lovers in October.

Malmö still in fear as gunman remains at large

Malmö still in fear as gunman remains at large

As police in Malmö continue their hunt for a gunman suspected in nearly 20 shootings targeting people with immigrant backgrounds, the AFP's Nina Larsson finds the city's residents remain on edge.

TeliaSonera helps launch 3G on Mount Everest

TeliaSonera helps launch 3G on Mount Everest

A subsidiary of Swedish phone giant TeliaSonera has enabled Mount Everest climbers to surf the web from their mobile phones and make video calls back home from the top of the world’s tallest peak.

Halloween magic fails to bewitch Sweden

Halloween magic fails to bewitch Sweden

Only two in ten Swedes plan to celebrate Halloween this year, according to a new survey, much to the dismay of many shop owners.