‘We were all supposed to die’: mother

‘We were all supposed to die’: mother

The trial against the 31-year-old mother charged with murdering her two sons by pushing them in the water and watching them drown opened in Sweden on Wednesday.

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Activist jailed after writing threats in blood

The 22-year-old animal rights activist, suspected of arson and of writing threatening letters, sometimes penned in his own blood, has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Does citizenship really matter?

Does citizenship really matter?

As Sweden looks for ways to make Swedish citizenship “more meaningful” and a tool to help integration, it begs the question as to what citizenship means in the first place.

Sweden launches new Wallenberg investigation

Sweden launches new Wallenberg investigation

The Swedish foreign ministry announced on Wednesday that a new probe into the fate of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who vanished after being taken into custody by Soviet Union soldiers 67 years ago.

Abandoned boy ‘not abandoned’: prosecutor

Abandoned boy ‘not abandoned’: prosecutor

Prosecutors have closed the case of the child left behind by his father at a sporting hall for ‘playing badly’ in a floorball game, after the investigation showed he was never left in the first place.

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Swedish docs deny transsexual’s boob job

A Swedish transsexual has reported three plastic surgery clinics to Sweden's Equality Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen – DO) after repeatedly being turned down for breast implant surgery.

Addicts die after smoking pain-relief patches

Addicts die after smoking pain-relief patches

After several deaths in southern Sweden have been linked to the use the drug fentanyl, a pain-relief patch meant for cancer patients, local police are now calling it the “most serious drug problem” in the area.

Saab auctions off classic museum models

Saab auctions off classic museum models

Bankrupt Swedish car company Saab is auctioning off the rare, collectable and classic cars on display in the Saab museum, as no buyer for the entire collection has been found.

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Man charged for dragging dog to death

A man in Stockholm has been charged with animal cruelty for dragging a dog behind his car for several kilometres after forgetting he had tied it to his vehicle, according to newspaper Metro.

Birth control pills help painful periods: study

Birth control pills help painful periods: study

Researchers in Sweden have now proven what many women have long suspected about the pain relief powers of birth control pills.

86 charged after massive booze smuggling probe

86 charged after massive booze smuggling probe

More than 80 people were charged on Tuesday for participating in a comprehensive smuggling operation that brought huge quantities of alcohol purchased in Germany into Sweden.

Social Democrats affirm eurozone pact opposition

Social Democrats affirm eurozone pact opposition

The Social Democrats remain opposed to having Sweden join the eurozone stability pact, while the Centre Party said on Wednesday it supported the deal "with conditions".