Swedes’ disdain for the euro hits new heights

Swedes’ disdain for the euro hits new heights

Non-euro countries Sweden and Denmark are fonder than ever of their own currencies, the krona and the krone, as the crisis plaguing the eurozone also hurts their economies.

Swedish editor charged with weapons crimes

Swedish editor charged with weapons crimes

Thomas Mattsson, editor-in-chief of one of Sweden's largest newspapers, has been charged for instigating a weapons offense.

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Five year sentence for Swede’s child sex crimes

45-year-old Swede Patrick Johnsson who had more than half a million images of child pornography, including some featuring infants, has been jailed for five years for child pornography crimes and child rape.

Sweden looks to US, EU to help jailed reporters

Sweden looks to US, EU to help jailed reporters

Sweden has asked the United States and the EU for help in securing the release of two journalists sentenced to 11 years in an Ethiopian prison Tuesday for supporting terrorism, a Swedish diplomat said.

Swedish police hunt ‘Halloween mask’ killer

Swedish police hunt ‘Halloween mask’ killer

The shooter who killed one man and injured two others at a cafe in Malmö in southern Sweden on Monday wore a mask similar to those worn by robbers in the 2010 Hollywood film "The Town", according to police, who said Tuesday they have yet to make any arrests in the case.

Dodgy booze bill leads to Swedish lobbyist probe

Dodgy booze bill leads to Swedish lobbyist probe

A tax-financed lobbying organization in western Sweden is under investigation after it was revealed that the group's sizeable liquor bills were being processed through a subsidiary in Brussels.

Higher death risk for men with low vitamin D: Swedish study

Higher death risk for men with low vitamin D: Swedish study

The lack of sun in a Swedish winter may be deadly, as well as depressing. Low levels of vitamin D have been associated with increased mortality in elderly men, a new Swedish study has shown.

Patient dies after nine-hour ER wait

Patient dies after nine-hour ER wait

A patient who was forced to wait for nine hours in the emergency room at a hospital in Gothenburg in western Sweden died just fifteen minutes after finally being admitted.

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Swedish journos jailed for 11 years in Ethiopia

An Ethiopian court on Tuesday sentenced two Swedish journalists to 11 years in jail for supporting terrorism and entering the country illegally.

Swedes targeted in ‘Anonymous’ hack

Swedes targeted in ‘Anonymous’ hack

Dozens of Swedes, including staff at government agencies and telecoms giant Ericsson, had their personal data exposed after a breach at US-based security company, reportedly carried out by activist hacking group Anonymous.

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Swedish court charges man with genocide

A Swedish court on Monday charged a 53-year-old Rwandan-Swede with genocide, accusing him of having taken part in the massacres in Rwanda in 1994.