Scania and Volvo in EU competition probe

Scania and Volvo in EU competition probe

Europe's competition watchdog launched surprise inspections at trucking companies in Germany, Italy and Sweden on Tuesday over suspicions they may have formed an illegal cartel.

UN slams Sweden over Iraqi deportations

UN slams Sweden over Iraqi deportations

The UN refugee agency on Tuesday expressed strong concern at reports that Sweden plans to sent 25 Iraqis back to Baghdad despite repeated advice that conditions are unsafe there.

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Swedish lesbian pastor denied job for being ‘one of those’

A Swedish lesbian pastor who was passed over for a job with a diocese in central Sweden has accused the local vicar of discrimination.

Foreign applications to Swedish unis collapse

Foreign applications to Swedish unis collapse

Applications from foreign students to Swedish universities have plummeted following the introduction of tuition fees, according to application statistics for the autumn term released on Tuesday.

Housing chief denies taking any bribes

Housing chief denies taking any bribes

The first indictment in the bribery scandal that rocked Gothenburg last year was submitted on Tuesday by the regional prosecutor.

Derailment cuts off trains to northern Sweden

Derailment cuts off trains to northern Sweden

Train service on Sweden's northern main line will be interrupted for several days after a derailment in Jämtland on Monday evening.

Arrested man confesses to Karlskrona murder

Arrested man confesses to Karlskrona murder

A man suspected of a murder in southwestern Sweden at Blekinge Institute of Technology overnight has confessed to the crime.

Swedish flat prices more than double since 2000

Swedish flat prices more than double since 2000

While Swedish apartment prices have risen by more than 150 percent in the last ten years, housing prices dipped overall in December, according to new statistics.

Söderling kicks off Aussie Open run with win

Söderling kicks off Aussie Open run with win

World number four Robin Söderling credits a more relaxed approach for turning around his Grand Slam performances and raised hopes of going deep in the draw at the Australian Open after winning his first match.

‘No Swedish loans to Spain’: minister Borg

‘No Swedish loans to Spain’: minister Borg

The probability of Sweden assisting Spain and Portugal with loans when Euro countries decide on support is low, according to Finance Minister Anders Borg on Monday.

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70 protesters against Iraqi expulsions arrested

Police have arrested about 70 demonstrators who gathered outside the Swedish National Migration Board's (Migrationsverket) offices south of Gothenburg to prevent a group of Iraqis from being deported on Wednesday.