Sweden ‘weakened’ EU sanctions against Syria

Sweden ‘weakened’ EU sanctions against Syria

Sweden stepped on the brakes, stopping the EU from imposing sanctions against two telecom companies active in Syria. Both do business with Swedish telecom giant Ericsson.

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Thirsty fireman guzzled ammonia by mistake

A routine smoke diving exercise took a wrong turn for an unsuspecting fireman in Gothenburg. After completing the exercise, the fireman saw what he believed to be a bottle of water on a bench.

Bodyguard required after felling of ‘TV oak’

Bodyguard required after felling of ‘TV oak’

The felling of a beloved oak has stirred up strong feelings. So strong, in some cases, that several of the employees who made the final call on the oak's future have received severe threats.

Carema admits flaws in patient’s starvation death

Carema admits flaws in patient’s starvation death

Carema has come in for harsh criticism following suspicions that a 90-year-old woman died of starvation at one of the private care company's homes. Carema now admits that more could've been done for the elderly woman.

King knew of gangster meetups: Lettström

King knew of gangster meetups: Lettström

King Carl XVI Gustaf was aware of friend Anders Lettström's attempts to silence the scandals described in the book The Unwilling Monarch (Den motvillige monarken), Lettström claimed in tramscripts of tape recordings published by newspaper Aftonbladet.