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Polish booze smugglers caught at Swedish border

Norway caught two Poles attempting to smuggle in almost 15,000 litres of contraband alcohol via Sweden, the biggest seizure of its kind since 2002, customs authorities said on Monday.

Zlatan to sit out friendly against Germany

Zlatan to sit out friendly against Germany

Swedish international striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not play in Wednesday's friendly against Germany, coach Erik Hamrén said Monday.

Crown Princess Victoria moves into Haga Palace

Crown Princess Victoria moves into Haga Palace

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel have officially moved into their new home, Haga Palace in Solna north of Stockholm, on Monday.

Local Liberal too ‘un-Swedish’ for top post

Local Liberal too ‘un-Swedish’ for top post

A local Liberal Party (Folkpartiet) politician from suburban Stockholm is accusing her party colleagues of racism after being told she was unfit for a leadership post because she was "un-Swedish."

‘Almost nothing was achieved under Sahlin’

‘Almost nothing was achieved under Sahlin’

In the end, Mona Sahlin’s toughness wasn’t enough to compensate for the Social Democratic party’s complete lack of leadership and progress, argues political scientist Nicholas Aylott.

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Swedish man charged for running over, killing wife

A man from Landskrona in southwestern Sweden has been charged for deliberately running his wife over with his car and killing her in September.

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Swedes’ borrowing increases at record pace

Swedish households increased their loans from banks and housing credit institutions by 53 billion kronor ($7.72 billion) in the third quarter, the highest increase ever recorded for July to September, Statistics Sweden (SCB) reported on Monday in its latest savings barometer.

An indictment of the Social Democrats?

An indictment of the Social Democrats?

While Mona Sahlin bears ultimate responsibility for the Social Democrats' poor electoral performance, her departure as party leader can also be seen as an indictment of a party in deadlock, writes social democratic commentator Eric Sundström.

Swedish honeymooner killed in South Africa

Swedish honeymooner killed in South Africa

A Swedish woman on honeymoon in South Africa with her British millionaire husband has been found dead following a carjacking incident outside of Cape Town.

Social Democrats’ leadership hunt begins

Social Democrats’ leadership hunt begins

Two prominent Social Democrats, Margot Wallström and Thomas Bodström, announced that they are not interested in replacing outgoing leader Mona Sahlin following her resignation on Sunday.

Scania in merger talks with Germany’s MAN

Scania in merger talks with Germany’s MAN

Swedish truckmaker Scania and Germany's MAN, who both have links to the Volkswagen automotive group, are considering merging, Scania said in a statement Monday.

Söderling wins first Masters title over Monfils

Söderling wins first Masters title over Monfils

Sweden's Robin Söderling secured his first-ever Masters title by defeating local favourite Gaël Monfils 6-1, 7-6 (7/1) in the ATP Paris Masters final on Sunday.

Zlatan sinks former club Inter in Milan derby win

Zlatan sinks former club Inter in Milan derby win

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the lone goal for AC Milan as his team headed back to the top of the league standings after meeting former club Inter Milan for the first time in a derby since leaving for Barcelona in 2009.