Wind storm wipes out Stockholm train service

Wind storm wipes out Stockholm train service

Gusty winds brought train traffic to a standstill in Stockholm on Thursday afternoon, and also left thousands of Swedes without power in the south of the country.

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Woman suspected of killing former teacher

A 20-year-old woman and a similarly-aged man suspected of killing their former high school teacher were remanded in custody by a court in eastern Sweden on Thursday.

Spyker can’t change its name to Saab

Spyker can’t change its name to Saab

Swedish defence contractor Saab AB doesn't want Spyker Cars, owner of the similarly named Swedish automaker, to have Saab in its new name. Meanwhile, Saab assembly lines remain idle amid continued negotiations with suppliers.

Gothenburg cops cleared in bomb threat arrests

Gothenburg cops cleared in bomb threat arrests

A preliminary investigation into the conduct of police who broke into the homes of two families in conjunction with a bomb threat against a Gothenburg shopping centre in November has been dropped.

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Murder attempt grounds for dismissal: court

A man from Luleå in northern Sweden who was dismissed from his job after being convicted to five years in prison for attempted murder has lost a lawsuit filed against his previous employer.

Kids’ iPad gaming binge costs parents thousands

Kids’ iPad gaming binge costs parents thousands

Two Swedish children who got carried away playing the Smurfs' Village game on their iPads during a recent road trip ended up billing their parents tens of thousands of kronor.

Death threats over Swede’s Jacko sculpture

Death threats over Swede’s Jacko sculpture

Swedish artist Maria von Köhler has received death threats after the recent installation of a sculpture depicting Michael Jackson almost dropping his infant son out of the window at an East London recording studio.

Arrest sparked wave of Gothenburg car fires

Arrest sparked wave of Gothenburg car fires

Police in Gothenburg revealed on Wednesday that the torching of several cars in the suburb of Backa over the past few nights was in touched off due to a police action.

Man died due to doc’s poor Swedish skills

Man died due to doc’s poor Swedish skills

A doctor's sub-par Swedish languages skills likely played a role in the death of a 66-year-old man in western Sweden, the country's health board has ruled.

Centre Party leader under fire

Centre Party leader under fire

The future of Centre Party leader Maud Olofsson was plunged into doubt again on Wednesday as party members renewed calls for a change.

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Malmö court descends into mass brawl

A mass brawl broke out in Malmö district court on Wednesday after friends of the victim in an school assault case took the law into their own hands.

US fuel stops Gripen Libya mission

US fuel stops Gripen Libya mission

The Swedish JAS Gripen aircraft deployed in Sicily as part of NATO's Libya mission remained grounded on Thursday as the fuel available is suitable only for US navy aircraft.