Laureates accept Nobel prizes in Stockholm

Laureates accept Nobel prizes in Stockholm

The 2011 Nobel laureates in medicine, literature, economics, physics and chemistry received their prizes from Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf at a gala ceremony in Stockholm on Saturday.

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Left Party proposes Sjöstedt as new leader

Sweden's Left Party's nomination committee suggested Jonas Sjöstedt take over as the party's new leader from Lars Ohly, who won't run for re-election in January.

Far-right demo creates chaos in Stockholm

Far-right demo creates chaos in Stockholm

Right wing extremist groups are clashing with counter protesters at Mynttorget in Gamla Stan, as the annual demonstrations were moved from Salem to Stockholm.

Motorists trapped in flooded Gothenburg

Motorists trapped in flooded Gothenburg

Emergency services are cautioning motorists in Gothenburg in western Sweden to take care as a recent wave of winter weather has left a number of roads in the city's road flooded.

‘Wheelchair man’ jailed for four years for fraud

‘Wheelchair man’ jailed for four years for fraud

A man in southern Sweden who scammed the Swedish social insurance agency (Försäkringskassan) for almost 14 million kronor ($2 million) has been sentenced to four years in prison.

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Police slammed for botched deportation

Police from Gävleborg in eastern Sweden "deserve serious criticism" for deporting a man to the wrong country in October of last year, the Ombudsman for Justice has ruled.