Assange in new Swedish arrest warrant appeal

Assange in new Swedish arrest warrant appeal

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday appealed to Sweden's Supreme Court to overturn a ruling he should be detained for questioning on allegations of rape, the high court said.

Swedish train services halted across country

Swedish train services halted across country

Train service in eastern Sweden's Östergötland came to a grinding halt on Tuesday due to downed electrical wires in two separate places between Nörrköping and Mjölby.

‘Google should clear Swedish data’: agency

‘Google should clear Swedish data’: agency

Sweden's IT privacy watchdog has recommended Google remove data that it inadvertently captured from wireless networks in Sweden while it was taking photos for its Street View service.

Teaching boost urged for multicultural kids

Teaching boost urged for multicultural kids

Multilingual students at Sweden's preschools and schools are falling behind due to an inability of teachers to address their needs, the Swedish Schools Inspectorate (Skolinspektionen) announced on Tuesday.

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Passing grade for Swedish jobs policy

Even as unemployment in Sweden hovers around eight percent, a recent government study found no major faults with the country's current labour market policies.

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Mother of three ‘knew suspected killer’

A woman who was shot in a suburb of Gothenburg in western Sweden on Saturday night, and died of her injuries on Tuesday, was acquainted with the man wanted by police, the prosecutor has confirmed.

Sweden braces for record freeze

Sweden braces for record freeze

Stockholm is forecast to experience its coldest seasonal temperatures for over 100 years this week as winter weather takes hold of the country, according to the Swedish Meteorological Institute (SMHI).

Stomach bug outbreak prompts criminal probe

Stomach bug outbreak prompts criminal probe

As authorities work to find out how an intestinal parasite made its way into the municipal water supply in Östersund in northern Sweden, a local prosecutor has launched a probe into possible criminal negligence.

ABB agrees to buy US Baldor Group

ABB agrees to buy US Baldor Group

Swedish-Swiss engineering firm ABB announced on Tuesday that it had agreed to takeover Baldor Electric Company of the US in a $4.2 billion deal.

Swedish chef wins UK curry prize

Swedish chef wins UK curry prize

Mohammed Razaul Karim, the head chef and owner of the prize-winning Indian Garden in Stockholm, has gained international recognition for the quality of his curries.

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Earthquake rocks northern Sweden

An earthquake hit Härnösand in northern Sweden on Monday evening.