Couple sues Ikea to expose spying ‘cover-up’

Couple sues Ikea to expose spying ‘cover-up’

A Swedish couple who believes Ikea spied on them and is outraged by the company's perceived stonewalling is suing the Swedish furniture giant in an effort to expose the truth.

Government says yes to making subletting easier

Government says yes to making subletting easier

The Swedish government has proposed to loosen current restrictions facing flat owners who want to sublet their apartments in an effort to help ease the current housing crunch in large cities.

Uni vows to ‘do more’ to inform foreign students

Uni vows to ‘do more’ to inform foreign students

An Uppsala University official has promised to bolster efforts to give foreign students accurate information to help avoid misunderstandings like the one that has left one graduate student without her degree.

Blood, sweat and no fear: the UFC hits Stockholm

Blood, sweat and no fear: the UFC hits Stockholm

The Ultimate Fighting Championship's ultra-violence is coming to Stockholm on Saturday, with Sweden’s own Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson set to grab the hometown spotlight for the first time, contributor Jimmy Lazenby explains.

‘We didn’t abduct wealthy Swede’: accused couple

‘We didn’t abduct wealthy Swede’: accused couple

When the trial against the trio suspected of abducting a 25-year old son of a millionaire businessman came under way on Thursday, one of the suspects admitted his involvement while two denied all charges.

Politician arrested after sex with disabled woman

Politician arrested after sex with disabled woman

A local politician in northern Sweden, working as a disabled transportation driver, has been arrested after he was caught by police while molesting a disabled woman in his vehicle.

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Troops deployed in Skanska hostage drama

Peru has deployed 1,500 troops to cordon off a remote area where 36 gas transportation workers have been taken hostage, allegedly by the Shining Path rebel group, the defense ministry said.

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Several injured in Malmö gang brawl

Several people with connections to Malmö’s underworld were hospitalized late Wednesday night after knife-wielding thugs kicked off a fight in the city.

‘Women and children first’ a myth: study

‘Women and children first’ a myth: study

Scientists at Uppsala University have found that the widespread belief that women and children are saved first in maritime disasters is a myth, unless the men are threatened with physical violence like on the Titanic.

Swede in Maldives trial for UK tourists’ deaths

Swede in Maldives trial for UK tourists’ deaths

A 23-year-old Swede stands charged with manslaughter in the Maldives, after the quad bike he was driving crashed into a tree, killing two British honeymooners.