Sweden to probe US embassy surveillance

Sweden to probe US embassy surveillance

A Swedish prosecutor announced plans on Monday to open a formal investigation into the legality of information gathering activities carried out by the US embassy in Stockholm.

Ericsson wins Danish 4G contract

Ericsson wins Danish 4G contract

Swedish telecom firm Ericsson announced on Monday that it had claimed a contract to supply a a fourth-generation (4G) communications network to Danish operator TDC.

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Sharp increase in tenant-owner evictions

An increasing number of tenant-owner occupiers are being evicted from their properties, with a 107 cases reported in 2010 to date.

Allsvenskan 2010: the season in review

Allsvenskan 2010: the season in review

As Malmö continues to celebrate its 16th SM Guld [Swedish championship gold medal], contributor Nic Townsend looks back at a season that ended quite differently than many observers of Swedens’ expected premier football league expected.

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Snowstorms threaten Sweden’s east: agency

The Swedish Meteorological Agency (SMHI) has issued a class 2 warning after predicting several centimetres of snowfall will fall on parts of the country's east coast overnight.

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Lithuanian rugby players angry after Sweden theft

Lithuania's rugby federation plans to report an incident of burglary during a match against Sweden to the International Rugby Board, claiming that their hosts had brushed the matter aside.

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Sweden looks to fight superbugs with ‘other people’s poop’

The Swedish medical community is increasingly turning to what many patients consider a rather unappealing antidote for battling resistant 'superbug' bacteria.

Police call for tips on Malmö shootings

Police call for tips on Malmö shootings

Malmö police have declared that the investigation into spate of racist shootings in the city is "far from solved" despite the arrest of a 38-year-old man suspect on Saturday.

Sweden’s Alshammar takes World Cup crown

Sweden’s Alshammar takes World Cup crown

Sweden's Therese Alshammar of Sweden netted $100,000 (659,150 kronor) for topping swimming's overall World Cup standings on Sunday.

Political parties mull future leadership plans

Political parties mull future leadership plans

Speculation is rife that a majority of the parties in Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, may be mulling changes at the top following the general election in September as they contemplate their futures.

Ship to Gaza Swedes denied entry to Israel

Ship to Gaza Swedes denied entry to Israel

Israel expelled a Swedish MP of Turkish origin who had been on a Gaza-bound aid ship intercepted in May by Israeli commandos, the interior ministry announced on Sunday.