Juholt’s girlfriend convicted of fraud: report

Juholt’s girlfriend convicted of fraud: report

The girlfriend of newly crowned Social Democratic party leader Håkan Juholt was convicted of fraud and fired from her former employer, according to media reports.

Stockholm helicopter heist inspires US e-book

Stockholm helicopter heist inspires US e-book

While the Hollywood-esque robbery of a Stockholm cash depot continues to play out in the Swedish courts, American journalist Evan Ratliff recently published the first in-depth account of the heist, The Local's David Landes explains.

Swedish airlines flout consumer rights: report

Swedish airlines flout consumer rights: report

All of the airlines operating domestic routes in Sweden apply terms and conditions in contravention of passengers' legal rights, according to a new report from the National Consumer Agency (Konsumentverket).

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Swedish researchers explore Somali-autism link

Swedish researchers want to gain access to a databank of blood tests taken from all babies born in Sweden in order to shed light on an apparent heightened incidence of autism among the country's Somali population.

Larsson friend reveals Millennium sequel plot

Larsson friend reveals Millennium sequel plot

Kurdo Baksi, confidant and author of an expose book on deceased Swedish crime writer Stieg Larsson, has revealed that the manuscript believed to be the fourth book in the Millennium series holds a number of plot twists and turns.

Police probe secret Swedish ‘sex-chamber’

Police probe secret Swedish ‘sex-chamber’

A secret chamber containing a dingy bed, elaborate restraining devices, and an assortment of sex toys continues to baffle Swedish police weeks after it was discovered beneath an abandoned farmhouse in western Sweden.

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AstraZeneca payout resolves US tax dispute

Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca said Monday it had settled a tax dispute with US authorities by agreeing on a net payment of $1.1 billion.

Thief caught after forgetting credit card

Thief caught after forgetting credit card

A 53-year-old man has been arrested for stealing a selection of electronic items, after forgetting his credit card at the returns counter of an Uppsala store on Saturday.

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Police officer charged with drunken assault of football supporter

An off-duty, drunk police officer has been charged with assaulting a football supporter in a Stockholm metro station last October.

Fears grow for abandoned bear cubs

Fears grow for abandoned bear cubs

The female bear which attacked and injured a 12-year-old skier in Funäsdalen in northern Sweden on Friday fled into the woods, leaving her cubs to fend for themselves and who are now at risk of starvation.

Sweden set to send foreign prisoners home

Sweden set to send foreign prisoners home

The European Union has proposed that prisoners committing offences in another member state should be able to serve their sentences in their home country.