Reinfeldt pans proposed eurozone ‘government’

Reinfeldt pans proposed eurozone ‘government’

Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt took a doubtful stance to the "true economic governance" within the eurozone called for by French president Nicolas Sarkozy and German chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday.

‘It’s about time’: royal expert

‘It’s about time’: royal expert

The news of Crown Princess Victoria's pregnancy couldn't come at a better time for a Swedish Royal Family looking to turn the page on a tumultuous year, according to one royal expert.

Victoria pregnant

Victoria pregnant

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel Westling are expecting their first child, the Swedish Royal Court announced on Wednesday.

Swedish house sold with skeleton in closet

Swedish house sold with skeleton in closet

House hunters with a penchant for the macabre may be interested in a new listing on the Baltic island of Gotland, which includes a bony medieval tenant at no extra charge.

SAS shares jump as airline returns to profit

SAS shares jump as airline returns to profit

Scandinavian airline SAS on Wednesday said it returned to profit in the second quarter as its passenger numbers increased, and maintained its outlook of full-year growth despite higher fuel prices.

Summing up Stockholm Fashion Week 2011

Summing up Stockholm Fashion Week 2011

As fashionistas in the Swedish capital settle down after a frenetic Stockholm Fashion Week, The Local's Caroline Bursell takes a look back at some of the event's highlights.

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Firebombing teens target Gothenburg cops

Several police came under attack in the Gothenburg district of Angered overnight as teenagers hurled Molotov cocktails at police vehicles.

Teen may not have acted alone: police

Teen may not have acted alone: police

The teenager arrested by police on Monday on suspicion of the pre-school explosion, may have had help from one or more accomplices, according to police.

Swedish inmates complain over ‘poor TV’

Swedish inmates complain over ‘poor TV’

Inmates at a detention centre in Kalmar, in southern Sweden, have written a letter of complaint to the board about the poor channel selection on the centre TVs.

Swede probed for leaving baby outside US eatery

Swede probed for leaving baby outside US eatery

A Swedish mother has been accused of child abuse in the United States for leaving her one-year-old in a pram outside a restaurant.

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Swedish researchers in new cancer gene find

Swedish and American researchers have found five gene variants strongly linked to aggressive prostate cancer, a discovery that could lead to new tests and treatments, a study said Tuesday.

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Granny helps woman give birth in public park

A grandmother's quick walk with her dog through a park in western Sweden took longer than expected last week after she stopped to help another woman give birth in the grass.