UK court refuses to reopen Assange appeal

UK court refuses to reopen Assange appeal

Britain's Supreme Court said on Thursday it has rejected an application by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to reopen his appeal against extradition to Sweden.

Babies often in same bed when Swedes have sex

Babies often in same bed when Swedes have sex

Three in ten Swedish mothers have sex with their partners while their infant babies are lying in the same bed, a new survey has found.

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Zlatan Sweden’s weapon against the English

Having lost to Ukraine in their opening Euro 2012 match, Sweden have a do-or-die Group D encounter with England on Friday - just the sort of scenario which ought to be meat and drink to the Scandinavians' top striker.

Swedish royal jewels missing after daring theft

Swedish royal jewels missing after daring theft

A 19-year-old man has admitted to the theft of over 850,000 kronor ($120,675) worth of royal jewels that were taken from Princess Christina’s apartment near the Royal Palace over the past two months.

Gang member held after Malmö hit-and-run drama

Gang member held after Malmö hit-and-run drama

A 20-year-old member of the Black Cobra criminal gang is under arrest in Malmö following a wild car chase through the city that left a 61-year-old cyclist dead and has raised questions about how police handled the incident.

‘No nationalism please, we’re Swedish’

‘No nationalism please, we’re Swedish’

Following the celebrations of Sweden’s National Day on June 6th, a somewhat recent invention, Swedish journalist and columnist Ola Tedin reflects that there is nationalism and nationalism.

Vattenfall blows life into Europe wind projects

Vattenfall blows life into Europe wind projects

Swedish power group Vattenfall said Thursday it was moving ahead with four new European wind farm projects and would invest €4.2 billion ($5.2 billion) in the field over the next five years.

Fake krona coin mocks ‘whorer’ Swedish king

Fake krona coin mocks ‘whorer’ Swedish king

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and his rumoured womanizing are the subject of an apparent prank played out on the face of at least one forged one-krona coin that has left Swedes baffled and coin experts impressed.

Politician jailed after sex with disabled woman

Politician jailed after sex with disabled woman

A Swedish local politician who also worked driving vehicles to transport disabled people has been jailed for molesting a disabled woman after being caught having sex with the woman in the back of his van.

Fit teens less likely to get adult blues: study

Fit teens less likely to get adult blues: study

A low physical fitness level during teenage years doubles the likelihood of developing depression later in life, according to a new Swedish study from Stockholm’s Karolinska Institutet and Gothenburg’s Sahlgrenska Akademien.

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Teen in Sweden convicted of child rape

A 15-year-old boy in Norrköping, eastern Sweden, has been charged with child rape after allegedly forcing a 13-year-old girl to sex after contacting her and her younger friend on Facebook.

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Genocide suspect’s appeal denied in Europe

The Rwandan citizen, under arrest in Sweden for three years following genocide charges in Rwanda and currently residing in Denmark, will not have his extradition case reviewed further in the highest authority of the European Court of Human Rights; the Grand Chamber.