Divers in ‘gigantic’ 17th-century warship find

Divers in ‘gigantic’ 17th-century warship find

Divers have discovered what is believed to be the 17th century royal warship Svärdet off the coast of the Baltic island of Öland, researchers revealed on Wednesday.

17 charged in footballer’s ‘gang-war’ slaying

17 charged in footballer’s ‘gang-war’ slaying

Charges were filed against 17 men on Wednesday in relation to the July 2010 killing of young Assyriska FF footballer Eddie Moussa and his brother in Södertälje in eastern Sweden, in what prosecutors believe was a settling of scores between rival gangs.

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Swedish teen shocked by ‘wonky boob’ insult

A 14-year-old girl was told she had “wonky boobs” in an unexpected text message sent by Swedish directory assistance service 118 800.

Swedish prison guard shot and beaten

Swedish prison guard shot and beaten

A prison guard at a prison in Norrtälje north of Stockholm was shot, then beaten and kicked by an unknown man during a walk on Tuesday evening.

Zoo sponsor: ‘the tiger ate my piglets’

Zoo sponsor: ‘the tiger ate my piglets’

A man has reported a Swedish zoo to the Consumer Agency (Konsumentverket) for misleading information, after the piglets that he had adopted were fed to the tigers in the park without him being informed.

Swedish toddlers surf the internet in droves: report

Swedish toddlers surf the internet in droves: report

Every other Swedish 3-year-old uses the internet, more than 50 percent of Swedes use Facebook, and there are more computers than people in Sweden, according to a new study.

HQ scandal splits Swedish business duo

HQ scandal splits Swedish business duo

Sven Hagströmer and his long-term business partner Mats Qviberg have announced that their holding firm Öresund is to be divided in the wake of a scandal involving the now defunct HQ bank.

Bringing Gaelic football to the Swedes

Bringing Gaelic football to the Swedes

A book on Gaelic football in Sweden by Stockholm resident and Irishman Philip O'Connor has received award nominations in his home country. Speaking to The Local, he tells of his expat experience and his passion for this little-known sport.

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Sweden deports man to wrong country

Swedish police were given orders to deport a man to Iran, but instead sent him to Iraq, where he now risks 15 years in prison for claiming to be a citizen in the country, according to a report in the Expressen daily.

Saab takeover talks go on as deadline passes

Saab takeover talks go on as deadline passes

Two Chinese companies are continuing discussions on purchasing Saab even though the deadline for the deal expired Tuesday, the beleaguered Swedish carmaker said.

Assange files Sweden extradition appeal

Assange files Sweden extradition appeal

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange applied Tuesday for Britain's Supreme Court to hear his appeal against extradition to Sweden, dragging out a legal saga that has already lasted more than a year.

England break 1968 Sweden jinx

England break 1968 Sweden jinx

England's footballers finally ended their 43-year hoodoo against Sweden at Wembley on Tuesday, with a 1-0 friendly win.