Romson and Fridolin to lead Sweden’s Greens

Romson and Fridolin to lead Sweden’s Greens

Sweden's Green Party on Saturday voted to appoint Gustav Fridolin and Åsa Romson as new spokespeople at their party conference in Karlstad.

Police out in force for mosque protests

Police out in force for mosque protests

Police say they are ready for Saturday's planned demonstrations for and against the nearly completed mosque on Hisingen in Gothenburg, reports news agency TT.

Johan Elmander headed to Turkey

Johan Elmander headed to Turkey

Bolton Wanderers' Swedish striker Johan Elmander has signed a tentative deal with Galatasaray, the Turkish club announced on Friday without giving details of the agreement.

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King unaware of friend’s contact with criminal

The royal court confirmed Friday that it was King Carl XVI Gustaf's friend that can be heard on a tape negotiating with major criminals, reported news agency TT. But a press secretary for the royal court says the King was not informed that the contact took place.

Saab denies wrongdoing in fighter jet deal

Saab denies wrongdoing in fighter jet deal

Swedish defense group Saab said Friday an ongoing probe into reports it had secretly paid millions of euros to ensure South Africa did not back out of a deal to buy 26 fighter jets had turned up no evidence of wrongdoing.