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Questions remain over Saab financing

There are still uncertainties regarding new financing arrangements for cash-strapped Swedish carmaker Saab despite Tuesday’s announcement of a 'strategic partnership' with Chinese Hawtai Motor Group.

Jesse Jackson: Lund party ‘a racist spectacle’

Jesse Jackson: Lund party ‘a racist spectacle’

The American civil rights activist Jesse Jackson has reacted strongly against the ‘slave auction’ held recently at a student association in Lund and the subsequent racial slurs directed against the person who reported the incident to the police.

Swedish insect shoots larvae into victims’ eyes

Swedish insect shoots larvae into victims’ eyes

A bumble bee-like fly hovering in front of your face could be an elk bot fly preparing to shoot larvae into your eyes.

Swedish school slammed after ‘homo sin’ claim

Swedish school slammed after ‘homo sin’ claim

A independently-run Christian school in Stockholm has been criticised by the Swedish Schools Inspectorate (Skolinspektionen) after being reported for presenting homosexuality as a sin in its teaching.

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Fire destroys buildings at Stockholm’s KTH

A fire broke out in the auditorium of the School of Architecture at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm on Wednesday, destroying a number of buildings.

Malmström opens for EU border controls

Malmström opens for EU border controls

Swedish EU commissioner Cecilia Malmström has opened up to calls for simplifying the establishment of border controls between EU countries following the recent French-Italian conflict over Tunisian refugees.

Looted Viking treasure trial gets under way

Looted Viking treasure trial gets under way

Wednesday marked the first day in a groundbreaking trial against five men charged with aggravated crime against relics following the theft of over 1,000 silver coins and artefacts from the Viking age on the Baltic island of Gotland.

Beer in Sweden: a look at new springtime brews

Beer in Sweden: a look at new springtime brews

Beer blogger Darren Packman offers his thoughts seven new beers set to hit the shelves in select Systembolaget stores in May, as Sweden's state-run liquor monopoly does its part to mark the arrival of spring.

Spotify takes fight to iTunes with iPod app

Spotify takes fight to iTunes with iPod app

Swedish music service Spotify has launched an iPod app, as the firm seeks compete for music sales with Apple's iTunes and expand user options after imposing restrictions on its free streaming service last month.

Hidden cameras catch cleaners looting Swedish trains

Hidden cameras catch cleaners looting Swedish trains

Hidden cameras were used to catch a number of sticky-fingered cleaners red handed stealing from the restaurant cars of Swedish trains.

Laws to aid disabled Swedes ‘ignored’: report

Laws to aid disabled Swedes ‘ignored’: report

Disabled Swedes are often denied their right to assistance by the municipal-run facilities in which they reside, a new report shows.

Slain Swede’s husband wanted ‘a way out’

Slain Swede’s husband wanted ‘a way out’

A British businessman wanted in South Africa on charges of ordering his wife's murder while on honeymoon in Cape Town began his extradition hearing in a London court on Tuesday.