Sweden’s gun laws would have stopped Norway killer: police

Sweden’s gun laws would have stopped Norway killer: police

In Sweden, a person like Anders Behring Breivik wouldn't have been allowed to own a semi-automatic weapon built expressly for military purposes, according to Swedish police.

Scout meet ups security after Norway attacks

Scout meet ups security after Norway attacks

Some 40,000 scouts are pouring into southern Sweden as the World Scout Jamboree prepares to open, while Friday's twin attacks in Norway have meant that security has been tightened.

‘Male chauvinist’ mustard ads spark controversy

‘Male chauvinist’ mustard ads spark controversy

Provocative adverts for a brand of mustard have prompted an outraged reaction from Swedish consumers, with some criticising the campaign for being "chauvinist".

Saab plans to replace EIB loan to ease Antonov takeover: report

Saab plans to replace EIB loan to ease Antonov takeover: report

Saab Automobile has plans to replace a 2.2 billion kronor ($346.6 million) loan facility from the European Investment Bank (EIB), allowing Russian businessman Vladimir Antonov to step in as owner, according to a report in the Dagens Nyheter (DN) daily.

Stockholm security hiked after Norway attacks

Stockholm security hiked after Norway attacks

Stockholm police have increased their monitoring of key spots in the capital following Friday's twin terror attacks in Norway.

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Court orders HIV-infected man into isolation

A Malmö man in his twenties is suspected of having had unprotected sex without informing partners about his HIV infection.

Sweden observes silent minute for Norway

Sweden observes silent minute for Norway

Sweden's government called for the general public to observe a minute of silence at midday on Monday to honour the dead in Friday's twin attacks in Norway.

Stockholm bans street art festival adverts

Stockholm bans street art festival adverts

The upcoming Stockholm graffiti and street art festival "Art of the Streets", organised by touring national theatre company Riksteatern, are being denied advertisement spots by Stockholm's city council.

Swedish security police analyse terror manifesto

Swedish security police analyse terror manifesto

The Swedish Security Service (Säpo) are to conduct a "thorough examination" of the manifesto distributed by the man behind the Norway twin attacks, which included detailed instructions on how far-right terror can be spread to Sweden.

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Train derailment causes week-long delays

A train derailed just south of Tanum in Bohuslän in western Sweden on Sunday, causing disruption to services which is expected to continue until at least Friday.

Super Swede Norén wins Scandinavian Masters

Super Swede Norén wins Scandinavian Masters

Sweden's Alexander Norén cruised to his third European Tour title on Sunday with a comprehensive seven-shot victory in the Scandinavian Masters.