Sweden renews Assange arrest warrant

Sweden renews Assange arrest warrant

Swedish police have released a new international arrest warrant for WikiLeaks frontman Julian Assange to satisfy the requirements of the police in Britain, the prosecutor's office said Friday.

Non-European execs scarce in Sweden: study

Non-European execs scarce in Sweden: study

People with non-European backgrounds remain largely absent from the upper echelons of Sweden’s publicly traded companies, according to a new report.

Social Democrats blame taxes for election loss

Social Democrats blame taxes for election loss

The Social Democrats likely lost the election because of their tax policy proposals, an internal report from the party’s crisis commission has concluded.

Hotel ad cited for inviting guests to ‘sleep with us’

Hotel ad cited for inviting guests to ‘sleep with us’

Nordic hotel chain First Hotels has been slammed by the Swedish advertising ombudsman (Reklamombudsman - RO) for an internet campaign featuring scantilly clad employees and sexual innuendo.

Laggard Swedish grads costly to economy: report

Laggard Swedish grads costly to economy: report

Swedish students who take their time to graduate from post-secondary study are extremely costly to the economy, a new government study has shown.

Sweden’s Persbrandt signs up for Hobbit role

Sweden’s Persbrandt signs up for Hobbit role

Swedish actor Mikael Persbrandt has landed a role in the sequel to "Lord of the Rings", according to the Aftonbladet daily.

A guide to Christmas markets in Stockholm

A guide to Christmas markets in Stockholm

As Sweden’s holiday shopping season kicks into high gear, The Local offers a few tips for where gift seekers in Stockholm can combine getting a taste of the Christmas spirit with the hunt for the perfect gift.

Volvo and Geely clash on China expansion

Volvo and Geely clash on China expansion

Volvo Cars and its Chinese owner Geely appear headed on a collision course regarding Volvo's expansion in China, the Financial Times reported late on Thursday.

Jail terms more likely after Pirate Bay: expert

Jail terms more likely after Pirate Bay: expert

The appeals court ruling to confirm the convictions and custodial sentences against the backers of The Pirate Bay could lead to more file sharers being imprisoned, according to a Swedish copyright law prosecutor.

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Man lay dead in his flat for more than a year

A family from Landskrona in southern Sweden had never seen anyone go into or out of the apartment across the hall until police entered on Wednesday and made a grisly discovery.

Sweden ‘tricked’ in failed Norway Gripen bid

Sweden ‘tricked’ in failed Norway Gripen bid

Sweden was deceived by both the United States and Norway regarding the latter’s interest in signing a multi-billion kronor deal to buy Sweden's JAS Gripen fighter plane.