Turkish ambassador: Saab CEO called us

Turkish ambassador: Saab CEO called us

Turkey's ambassador in Stockholm on Tuesday denied reports that her country was interested in purchasing Saab Automobile, claiming Saab CEO Victor Muller had sought a meeting in a last ditch effort to save the company from bankruptcy.

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Charges filed over ‘sex slave’ teen girl

A mother, a father and their 25-year-old son were charged with trafficking on Tuesday after having "purchased" a 14-year-old girl in Serbia and bringing her to Sweden to serve as the mentally handicapped son's girlfriend or wife.

Rail service’s hidden cameras ‘illegal’: agency

Rail service’s hidden cameras ‘illegal’: agency

Sweden's national rail service, SJ, has been slammed by the Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen) after it was discovered the company was filming staff with hidden cameras to stop widespread pilfering on trains.

How to beat back the Swedish winter blues

How to beat back the Swedish winter blues

As Swedes struggle through the shortest days of the year, contributor Alec Forss offers up a few tips on how to survive the dark depths of winter in Sweden.

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Woman ‘lived for months’ with rotting corpse

A 52-year-old Swedish woman is believed to have lived with a dead body on her sofa for months, after police found the body of a dead man, reported missing in September, decomposing in her living room.

Tourist dies in freak dog sled accident

Tourist dies in freak dog sled accident

One person died and five were injured when a dog sled and a car collided in the vicinity of Jukkasjärvi, in northern Sweden, on Monday afternoon.

Sweden cuts interest rate amid eurozone worries

Sweden cuts interest rate amid eurozone worries

Sweden's central bank cut the country's benchmark interest rate by 0.25 percent on Tuesday, at the same time signaling the rate would remain low throughout 2012.

Five shipwrecks found in central Stockholm

Five shipwrecks found in central Stockholm

Five shipwrecks dating from the 1500s to the 1700s have been found during renovation work on a quay in central Stockholm, the Swedish Maritime Museum (Sjöhistoriska museet) said on Monday.

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Sweden to support eurozone stability fund

Sweden agreed on Monday night to help stabilize the euro by pledging to make loans to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to strengthen a eurozone bailout fund.

Swede wanted in Ikea Russia fraud probe

Swede wanted in Ikea Russia fraud probe

Russian police said Monday they launched a probe into allegations of fraud and bribery by staff of Swedish retail giant Ikea in Moscow and were seeking to extradite Swedish and Turkish nationals.