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Swedish teen charged for pocket change extortion

A 15-year-old boy who threatened to beat up a 13-year-old school mate if the latter didn't hand over 20 kronor ($3) is set to appear in court in Gothenburg to face extortion charges.

Sweden Democrat charged with assault

Sweden Democrat charged with assault

One of the far-right Sweden Democrats' top politicians in Gothenburg has been charged with assaulting a bus driver.

Outrage over ‘World of Warcraft’ high school

Outrage over ‘World of Warcraft’ high school

A Stockholm-area high school has come in for stinging criticism after a spot inspection revealed students playing World of Warcraft for hours uninterrupted and using an X-Box gaming console with a dance mat as a substitute for gym class.

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Czech Ikea stores emptied by bomb scare

Police evacuated two Prague-based stores of Swedish furniture giant Ikea on Friday after defusing a booby-trapped device found near one of them, a spokeswoman said.

YouTube ‘game’ sends Swedish teen to hospital

YouTube ‘game’ sends Swedish teen to hospital

Classmates threw flammable fluids on a 14 year-old boy in Trollhättan, in southern Sweden, and then lit a match. The highly dangerous 'game' ended with the boy being severely burned, and taken to the hospital.