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Gothenburg terror probe ‘shut down’

The preliminary investigation into four Gothenburg men suspected of preparing acts of terrorism has been abandoned, Swedish security service Säpo confirmed on Tuesday.

Minister’s labour law comments irk unions

Minister’s labour law comments irk unions

Sweden's unions are furious at how the country's migration minister has reacted to revelations about abuses related to a new law on labour migration.

SAS facing millions in EU fines: report

SAS facing millions in EU fines: report

Scandinavian airline SAS is set to be fined by the European Commission for its role in a global air cargo price-fixing cartel, according to media reports.

‘Green residents only’ for new Stockholm district

‘Green residents only’ for new Stockholm district

Future residents of a new "climate-neutral" Stockholm city district should face stringent regulations when it comes to their lifestyle and exercise habits, a number of governing Stockholm politicans have proposed.

One dead as snowstorms cause traffic havoc

One dead as snowstorms cause traffic havoc

A young woman died in a car accident near Vårgårda in western Sweden on Tuesday morning as snowfalls and strong winds hampered road conditions and caused traffic problems.

Sweden mulls sex ethics rules for overseas staff

Sweden mulls sex ethics rules for overseas staff

The Swedish government plans to invest 10 million kronor ($1.49 million) to enable state agencies to develop clearer ethical guidelines for civil servants working overseas in order to curb the buying of sexual services and improper sexual relations.

Malmö shooter suspect remanded in custody

Malmö shooter suspect remanded in custody

The 38-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder in connection with the shootings in Malmö was formally remanded into custody by the city's district court on Tuesday.

Swedish ‘porn king’ touts sex video hotels

Swedish ‘porn king’ touts sex video hotels

Swedish porn mogul Berth Milton has come up with an unusual business proposition for his next project: five-star hotels where guests can stay for free in exchange for having their indiscretions filmed and broadcast over the internet.

Ship to Gaza lawyer to file Israel police report

Ship to Gaza lawyer to file Israel police report

Ship to Gaza, the Swedish organisation behind a Gaza-bound aid ship intercepted in May by Israeli commandos, has retained plans to file an official complaint with Israeli police despite the expulsion of two of its members from Israel on Sunday, according to a statement.

US seeks to allay tension over embassy ‘spying’

US seeks to allay tension over embassy ‘spying’

The United States on Monday acknowledged its surveillance programme conducted at embassies in Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen, seeking to ease tensions after a Swedish prosecutor opened a probe into the legality of the practice.