Stockholm ‘upper-class safari’ under fire

Stockholm ‘upper-class safari’ under fire

The so called “upper class safari” that has been recently running in Stockholm has come under extreme criticism from residents of the elite suburb, and has even evoked several protest attacks.

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Family acquitted in teen ‘sex slave’ trial

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

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Sweden to receive 1,900 quota refugees in 2012

Sweden plans to give priority to refugees from Somalia and Eritrea in its efforts to resettle 1,900 United Nations (UN) refugees in 2012.

‘The knife was still in her back’: neighbour

‘The knife was still in her back’: neighbour

The woman found dead from stab wounds over the weekend in the Stockholm area was discovered by her next door neighbour who alerted the police after being called to the scene by the woman's boyfriend.

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Six charged over ‘honour’ beating with metal rods

Six men in Hallsberg, central Sweden, have been charged with the severe beating of a 19-year-old with metal rods at a gym in central Sweden, in an attack police believe to be honour-related.

Wheelchair-bound shoplifters flee on foot

Wheelchair-bound shoplifters flee on foot

Two apparently disabled would-be shoplifters got up and legged it after being confronted by supermarket staff, leaving a secret compartment in the wheelchair packed with pilfered coffee.

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Swedish cannibal finds vampire love behind bars

After meeting at a high security ward and chatting on the internet, “the Skara Cannibal” and the “Vampire Woman”, two infamous Swedish murderers, have found love and are hoping to get married.

Author arrested for ‘fake’ pistol photo shoot

Author arrested for ‘fake’ pistol photo shoot

The photo shoot for a Swedish crime writer's new book took an unexpected turn recently when the author was forced to the ground by police who suspected he was holding a real weapon.

Woman collared for tossing dog from balcony

Woman collared for tossing dog from balcony

A woman from Gothenburg in western Sweden was reported to police for throwing a small dog from a balcony early Sunday morning.

Five buyers ‘seriously interested’ in Saab

Five buyers ‘seriously interested’ in Saab

Up to five companies are keen to buy Saab, one of the bankrupt Swedish carmaker's three administrators said Sunday.