Sweden summons Iran envoy after storming

Sweden summons Iran envoy after storming

The Swedish foreign ministry sent for the Iranian ambassador on Wednesday to discuss what officials described as the "unacceptable" attack on the British embassy in Tehran.

Swiss pick Saab’s Gripen fighter

Swiss pick Saab’s Gripen fighter

The Swiss government on Wednesday confirmed their intention to purchase 22 Swedish Saab Gripen Fighter jets, choosing the less expensive Swedish plane over the Eurofighter or the Rafaele.

Man held over Stockholm student stabbing

Man held over Stockholm student stabbing

A hooded man attacked and seriously injured a student with a knife at a high school in Vallentuna north of Stockholm on Wednesday morning. A man in his twenties was later arrested in connection with the incident.

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Nine years for blowing up lover’s husband

A 58-year-old man in western Sweden has been sentenced to nine years in prison after attempting to blow up the husband of his mistress.

Swedish artist teaches sex to Austrians

Swedish artist teaches sex to Austrians

Controversial Swedish artist and former presenter of erotic TV, Ylva-Maria Thompson, is to teach Austrian couples about sexual relations, according to a report in an Austrian weekly.

Nurse acquitted of ambulance call death

Nurse acquitted of ambulance call death

A Stockholm court on Wednesday acquitted the nurse on trial for failing to dispatch an ambulance in answer to an emergency call, causing the death of a 23-year-old man.

Swedes and the US: a love-hate relationship?

Swedes and the US: a love-hate relationship?

The US divides opinion in Sweden. To some it is the land of the free, to others the home of the depraved. The over-powerful, gluttonous antithesis of Sweden's liberal, distributive society - or pretty cool? Feel free to have your say.

Borg: ECB has to act on eurozone crisis

Borg: ECB has to act on eurozone crisis

Swedish finance minister Anders Borg has called for renewed pressure Wednesday on the European Central Bank (ECB) to stop the euro debt rot from bringing down the global financial order.

Poland seeks Swedish help before Euro 2012

Poland seeks Swedish help before Euro 2012

The Polish government has asked for assistance from the Swedish police concerning the security situation when Swedish supporters travel to the Euro 2012 football championships.

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Woman found bound and gagged by motorway

Three people have been detained after a 24-year-old woman was found bound, gagged and dumped by the E4 motorway near Uppsala on Tuesday evening.

Sweden Democrats sue parliament

Sweden Democrats sue parliament

The Sweden Democrats have sued the Riksdag in the administrative court after they lost their financial support for former member William Petzäll, who left the party in the autumn.