The Local’s end-of-year quiz 2010

The Local’s end-of-year quiz 2010

We've had a Royal Wedding, a general election, not to mention the drama of Wikileaks and an attempted suicide bomb. But have you been paying attention? Find out in The Local's bumper end-of-year quiz.

Swedes arrested over ‘Muhammad cartoon plot’

Swedes arrested over ‘Muhammad cartoon plot’

Scandinavian intelligence agencies said they had foiled a plot Wednesday to kill staff at a Danish newspaper which published caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad and had arrested five suspects.

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Swedish trade surplus continues to swell

Sweden posted a 10 billion kronor ($1.4 billion) trade surplus in November, up from a 2.1 billion kronor surplus in November 2009, data released Wednesday by Statistics Sweden showed.

Swedish ski resort hit by avalanches

Swedish ski resort hit by avalanches

Two avalanches were triggered in two consecutive days at the Swedish ski resort of Åre this week, prompting warnings about increased avalanche risk in the Swedish mountains.

Three convicted for Malmö Art Museum theft

Three convicted for Malmö Art Museum theft

Three men were convicted on Wednesday of involvement in the theft of several works of art, including Edvard Munch's "Two Friends", from the Malmö Art Museum.

Zlatan voted Sweden’s most popular sportsman

Zlatan voted Sweden’s most popular sportsman

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, AC Milan star and captain of the national team, is by far the most popular sportsman in Sweden, a new survey published by Sveriges Television (SVT) and Aftonbladet on Wednesday showed.

Skanska nets windfall from Chile highway sale

Skanska nets windfall from Chile highway sale

Swedish construction and engineering group Skanska said Wednesday it would make a €556 million ($730 million) gain from the sale of a 50 percent share in a company that owns a Chilean highway concession.

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Suspected war criminal arrested in Sweden

A man has been arrested in northwestern Sweden on suspicions of having committed war crimes in the former Yugoslavia.

Swedish docs identify deadly legal drug

Swedish docs identify deadly legal drug

A team of Swedish forensic physicians have concluded that nine young people have died over the past year after having taken the legal drug Krypton.

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Man’s penis amputated following misdiagnosis

A Swedish man was forced to have his penis amputated after waiting more than a year to learn he had cancer.

Bomb rattles home of Swedish prison worker

Bomb rattles home of Swedish prison worker

An explosive device detonated on the steps of the home of an employee of the Swedish prison service early Tuesday morning in what is being described as a threat against the man’s family.