Alcoholic doc allowed to keep practicing

Alcoholic doc allowed to keep practicing

Sweden's top medical ethics body has ruled that a Stockholm-area doctor's alcohol problems are no reason to strip him of his licence to practice medicine.

Military head rejects friendly fire claims

Military head rejects friendly fire claims

Sweden's top military commander disputed reports that two Swedish officers who died last year in Afghanistan were killed by friendly fire, saying he's ready to let the fallen soldiers' families look at classified reports about the incident.

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Four charged in construction scandal

Around nine million kronor ($1.5 million) vanished in a tangle of false invoicing, between four different construction companies in western Sweden.

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Swedish police duped by ‘hijacked bus’ stunt

More than 15 squad cars set loose in a high-speed chase in Hälsingland in eastern Sweden on Friday evening after authorities received information that two armed men had hijacked a bus.

Sweden demands better weather forecasts

Sweden demands better weather forecasts

As the government unleashed a swell of frustration over inaccurate weather forecasts, Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren demanded improved accuracy from meteorologists at the state-owned Swedish Meterological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI).