Man climbed altar and preached own faith

Man climbed altar and preached own faith

In the middle of Sunday service a man jumped up on the altar in a church in Hässleholm, in the south of Sweden. Once installed, he launched forth to preach his own, alternative faith.

Swedish king exhumed to solve grave mystery

Swedish king exhumed to solve grave mystery

Researchers have begun exhuming the remains of Magnus III Ladulås, who reigned as Swedish king from 1275 until 1290, in order to perform DNA tests to ascertain the identity of those with whom he is buried.

Prosecutor demands 14 years for Örebro rapes

Prosecutor demands 14 years for Örebro rapes

The trial of a 24-year-old man charged with 14 sex offences in Sweden's to date largest serial rape case closed on Tuesday in Örebro district court.

Housing, clothes push up Swedish inflation

Housing, clothes push up Swedish inflation

Swedish inflation rose at a higher rate in March than the previous month driven by price hikes for clothing and footwear and housing, official data showed on Tuesday.

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Sweden lags on Turkey genocide recognition

Despite a request from the Riksdag last year, the Swedish government still hasn’t recognized the genocide of Armenians and other ethnic groups in WWI.

Saab confirms ‘extended’ production stoppage

Saab confirms ‘extended’ production stoppage

Spyker Cars, the Dutch owner of Sweden's Saab, has said that production will remain on hold indefinitely while it searches for a solution to funding problems in order to pay suppliers.

Sweden moots further tax cuts for wage earners

Sweden moots further tax cuts for wage earners

The four alliance party leaders announced in an article Tuesday that they are ready to push ahead with further tax cuts provided public finances continue to grow.

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Sweden’s Ericsson sued for patent infringement

Swedish mobile network giant Ericsson is the target of a writ from Chinese telecom equipment supplier ZTE, alleging patent infringement and escalating a legal dispute between the two rivals.

Ibrahimovic red card incurs three match ban

Ibrahimovic red card incurs three match ban

AC Milan's Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was given a three-match ban on Monday after a foul-mouthed tirade at a linesman earned him a sending off during his side's 2-1 win at Fiorentina over the weekend.

Sweden increases humanitarian aid to Libya

Sweden increases humanitarian aid to Libya

Sweden's government announced on Monday that it planned to increase its humanitarian aid to civil war-torn Libya by 10 million kronor ($1.6 million).