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Swedes charged with terror crimes in Ethiopia

The two Swedish journalists held in an Ethiopian prison are to be charged with terrorist crimes, according to information from the Ethiopian government and the Swedish foreign ministry.

Swedish goalie dead in Russia plane crash

Swedish goalie dead in Russia plane crash

Swedish national ice hockey team goalie Stefan Liv was among those killed in the crash of a Russian passenger plane that went down on Wednesday carrying members of the Lokomotiv ice hockey team.

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Wrong to sack cop for lewd blog posts: court

A Swedish police officer who blogged about how he and a colleague secretly dabbed the tips of their sex organs against parts of a car driven by female cops should not have been fired, a Swedish court ruled on Wednesday.

Public services sell-off ‘no impact’ on efficiency

Public services sell-off ‘no impact’ on efficiency

Privatisation and competition within public services have not become the miracle cure that Sweden was hoping for twenty years ago, according to a new study by Sweden’s leading public services researchers.

Top ten Swedish tech innovations

Top ten Swedish tech innovations

Classic inventions such as the adjustable wrench, dynamite or the pacemaker, are generally quickly identified as products of legendary Swedish masterminds. Newer inventions, however, often meshed into conglomerate organizations, might not be as easily traced.

Drunken elk rescued from Swede’s apple tree

Drunken elk rescued from Swede’s apple tree

A drunken elk desperate for just one more mouthful of fermenting apples lost its balance in the attempt, leaving it stuck in an apple tree in western Sweden.

‘Nothing can bring her back’: mother

‘Nothing can bring her back’: mother

The mother of a 22-year-old Swedish woman who died after being denied an ambulance because she was “still talking” has reported the incident to Swedish health authorities.

Riksbank leaves repo rate unchanged

Riksbank leaves repo rate unchanged

Sweden's Riksbank announced on Wednesday that they have decided to hold the country's main interest rate unchanged at 2 percent and to postpone future increases.

Crisis-hit Saab files for bankruptcy protection

Crisis-hit Saab files for bankruptcy protection

Swedish automaker Saab Automobile has applied for bankruptcy protection as it continues to battle mounting debts, according to a press release from owners Swedish Automobile.

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Man stabbed in Stockholm gang brawl

A man was left nursing stab wounds to the neck after a mass brawl involving some 20 men belonging to rival biker gangs in central Stockholm on Tuesday.

Swedes leave it late to beat San Marino

Swedes leave it late to beat San Marino

Sweden's men claimed a crucial victory over footballing minnows San Marino on Tuesday night, finally breaking the deadlock in the second half to prompt a flurry of goals and win the Euro 2012 qualifier 5-0.

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Sweden charges Serb over Kosovo war crimes

A Serbian man was charged by a Swedish prosecutor on Tuesday in connection with his role in a massacre in the village of Cuska in Kosovo in 1999, in which 40 people were killed.