Swedish hunters slam wolf population proposal

Swedish hunters slam wolf population proposal

Swedish hunters have slammed a proposal that the Swedish wolf population needs to more than double in order to be viable, forwarded on Monday by Lars-Erik Liljelund, the head of a government inquiry into the matter.

Housing minister stymied in Stockholm flat hunt

Housing minister stymied in Stockholm flat hunt

Sweden's Minister for Public Administration and Housing Stefan Attefall has been left empty handed as he struggles to find an available apartment in Stockholm to meet his budget and needs, according to a report in the Metro newspaper.

Convicted serial killer applies for new retrials

Convicted serial killer applies for new retrials

Convicted serial killer Thomas Quick, who recently retracted confessions for eight murders, has formally petitioned the Svea Court of Appeal for a retrial in two further murder cases.

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Sweden deported family to wrong country

A family deported to Uzbekistan after Sweden rejected their application for asylum is set to return to Sweden after Uzbek authorities concluded that they were not from the central Asian country.

Spyker confirms talks to sell Saab real estate

Spyker confirms talks to sell Saab real estate

Spyker Cars, the Dutch owner of embattled Swedish carmaker Saab, has confirmed that it is in talks to sell off Saab properties in a bid to address cashflow problems which have left production at a standstill.

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Sweden Democrat MP in racist blog post

A Sweden Democrat member of parliament has escaped censure from the party hierarchy despite linking the crime of group rape to men with foreign backgrounds.

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Government in new bid to fix health insurance

Government in new bid to fix health insurance

The Swedish government has proposed a number of changes to its reforms of the country's health insurance system, admitting its current efforts have left some people in a jam.

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‘Abolish Sweden’s monarchy’: Juholt

Newly installed Social Democratic party leader Håkan Juholt thinks Sweden's monarchy should be abolished, he said in an interview on Sunday.

New Zlatan red card spoils AC Milan win

New Zlatan red card spoils AC Milan win

AC Milan's Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has apologised after getting sent off for a foul-mouthed tirade at a linesman during his side's 2-1 win at Fiorentina.

Arms spending slows: Swedish think tank

Arms spending slows: Swedish think tank

Growth in global military spending slowed to its lowest level since 2001 last year as the world economic crisis hit defence budgets, Swedish think-tank SIPRI said Monday.