Saab unions unhappy with bankruptcy receivers

Saab unions unhappy with bankruptcy receivers

Cash-strapped carmaker Saab’s four main unions are unhappy with the appointed bankruptcy receivers but said on Monday that having them changed "would not help the situation".

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84-year-old killed for ‘not lending grandson her car’

Murder charges have been filed against a 22-year-old Swede suspected of killing his 84-year-old grandmother after she refused to let him borrow her car.

Prosecutor to probe case of 10-year-old left outside

Prosecutor to probe case of 10-year-old left outside

The case with the 10-year-old boy left out in the cold by his father after ”failing to perform” in a sports event has been referred to the prosecutor's office for further investigation, Uppsala police announced on Monday.

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Swede tells of friend’s Africa bungee terror

A Swedish woman who filmed a terrifying video of her Australian friend's bungee-jump gone wrong in Africa was certain that she was witnessing her friend's death.

Swedish sex hashtag takes Twitter by storm

Swedish sex hashtag takes Twitter by storm

When Swedish radio host Gurgîn Bakircioglu created a hash tag in Swedish, asking people to describe their sex lives with a film title, he had no idea that the topic would trend and become the second most tweeted topic on Twitter.

Jobs agency slammed over ‘cheap’ interpreters

Jobs agency slammed over ‘cheap’ interpreters

When the Swedish National Employment Office (Arbetsförmedlingen) recently contracted an interpreting agency it chose one with prices significantly below the market prices, according to a new report from Sveriges Radio (SR).

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Shooting range death ‘a suicide’: police

The shooting incident that killed a man in his twenties in Malmö, in southern Sweden, on Sunday afternoon has been confirmed by police to be a suicide.

Abductee ‘had a crush’ on female suspect

Abductee ‘had a crush’ on female suspect

The 25-year-old man who was abducted and held in an abandoned school in northern Sweden was in love with the 23-year-old woman suspected of kidnapping him, according to the suspect's father.

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Swede dead after failed electric fence rescue

A 47-year-old Swedish man, in Thailand to honour his recently deceased Thai wife, was killed when attempting to rescue a friend who was trying to free a dog stuck in an electrified fence.

Left Party caps MP pay with new ‘party tax’

Left Party caps MP pay with new ‘party tax’

Sweden's Left Party decided on Sunday to implement a mandatory “party tax” that would cap take-home pay of the party's elected officials at 27,500 kronor ($3,950) per month, requiring them to donate the remainder to the party.