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Doc accused of snapping pics of naked patients

A Swedish woman who had just had a rectal examination was surprised when her doctor whipped out his mobile phone and showed her pictures he had taken of other patients in various states of undress.

Tram wreck injures 28 in Gothenburg

Tram wreck injures 28 in Gothenburg

Twenty-eight people were injured when two trams collided in central Gothenburg on Thursday afternoon. Police and emergency service still don't know what caused the accident.

Saab to appeal creditor protection rejection

Saab to appeal creditor protection rejection

Saab will submit on Monday an appeal against a Swedish court's rejection of its request for protection against bankruptcy, the parent company Swedish Automobile announced.

‘We were all Americans, at least for a while’

‘We were all Americans, at least for a while’

The terror attacks of the September 11th, 2001, which claimed nearly 3,000 lives, rocked the United States, but also had a profound effect on Sweden. To mark the tenth anniversary of the attacks, The Local has talked to eight Swedes and Americans to ask how the attacks affected them.

Agency forces amputee to prove leg still gone

Agency forces amputee to prove leg still gone

Even though ten years have passed since Fredrik Jansson from Skellefteå in northern Sweden had his leg amputated, he must still prove his leg hasn't grown back in order to keep his disabled parking permit.

Thieves use wheel loader in cash machine heist

Thieves use wheel loader in cash machine heist

Thieves driving a wheel loader through the entrance of a supermarket near Gothenburg, in western Sweden, early on Friday morning, scooped a cash machine straight out of the wall before disappearing from the scene with their loot.

Obama picks foreign policy expert to be US ambassador to Sweden

Obama picks foreign policy expert to be US ambassador to Sweden

US president Barack Obama has nominated Washington DC-based lawyer and foreign policy expert Mark Brzezinski to be the next US ambassador to Sweden.

Forecasters promise another harsh winter

Forecasters promise another harsh winter

While Swedes are still enjoying the relatively clement weather of early autumn, weather experts are already forecasting another freezing winter to follow the last two.

Swedes jailed in Ethiopia could get life: expert

Swedes jailed in Ethiopia could get life: expert

The two Swedish reporters jailed in Ethiopia after travelling around the off-limits Ogaden area and recently charged with terrorism crimes will face a lengthy prison sentence if they are convicted, according to a legal expert.

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Man arrested after death of baby daughter

A Swedish man from Örebro, in central Sweden, has been remanded into custody under suspicion of aggravated assault after one of his two months old twin daughters died two weeks ago.