Charges ‘imminent’ for Swedish terror suspects

Charges ‘imminent’ for Swedish terror suspects

Danish prosecutor Helene Schröder said on Monday that charges will soon be filed against the four men from Sweden suspected of planning a terrorist attack against Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in Copenhagen in December 2010.

‘Queen Silvia shouldn’t be blamed for her father’s Nazi past’

‘Queen Silvia shouldn’t be blamed for her father’s Nazi past’

The Swedish media's obsession with investigating the ties Queen Silvia's father had to the Nazis during the Third Reich is misplaced, argues former Royal Court information secretary Juan Navas.

Saab juggles Chinese suitors ‘to please GM’

Saab juggles Chinese suitors ‘to please GM’

Swedish Automobile, the owners of beleaguered Swedish carmaker Saab have revealed that they are in talks with a new configuration of Chinese partners in what has been descibed as a bid to appease previous owner US General Motors.

Assange cleared to continue extradition fight

Assange cleared to continue extradition fight

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been cleared to apply to the UK Supreme Court in an attempt to block his extradition to Sweden over rape allegations, a London court ruled on Monday.

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Parents in massive brawl at kids’ hockey game

Things got out of hand at a hockey game for 11-year-olds in western Sweden after heckling of a boy by two members of the audience triggered a massive brawl among parents at a match between youth teams from Hovås and Frölunda hockey clubs.

Qaddafi wanted to buy Malmö FF: report

Qaddafi wanted to buy Malmö FF: report

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi wanted to pump some of the country's oil billions into Swedish football team Malmö FF, according to details in a new book.

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Police warn of slippery roads across Sweden

Slippery roads in several locations across Sweden disrupted motorists during the morning rush hour on Monday, with police issuing warnings to exercise caution after a spate of accidents.

Swedes become gaming sector’s shooting stars

Swedes become gaming sector’s shooting stars

Blockbuster sales of the Swedish-developed computer war game Battlefield 3 have made it one of the fastest-selling games ever and helped solidify Sweden's reputation as a hotbed for game developers, The Local's Geoff Mortimore discovers.

Evidence in Ethiopia trial ‘faked’: lawyer

Evidence in Ethiopia trial ‘faked’: lawyer

More evidence presented against the two Swedish journalists on trial in Ethiopia has been faked, according to their defense lawyer, who said that his two clients didn’t know the guerrilla soldiers charged alongside them.

Unknown man took photos of bomber’s body

Unknown man took photos of bomber’s body

A so far unidentified man allegedly took photos of Taimour Abdulwahab’s wounded body minutes after he had detonated a bomb near a central Stockholm shopping district last December, according to new eye witness reports.

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Court acquits man over secret beach pics

A man caught taking pictures of bikini-clad women and children at a beach near Stockholm has been acquitted, as the court ruled the victims were unaware of the pictures being taken until after the secret-snapper was exposed.