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Libor scandal prompts calls for probe in Sweden

Calls are mounting in Sweden for a review of the country's interbank lending system following revelations about alleged manipulation of the London interbank offered rate (Libor).

Rape suspect arrested following Facebook find

Rape suspect arrested following Facebook find

A woman used Facebook to identify the man she believes raped her in a park in western Sweden on Saturday morning, one of three rapes reported in less than 24 hours in the area at the weekend.

Helping keep entrepreneurs ticking along in Stockholm
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Helping keep entrepreneurs ticking along in Stockholm

The Stockholm School of Economics not only trains the next generation of executives, it also serves as a laboratory for budding entrepreneurs to get ventures like hi-tech watchmaker Mutewatch off the ground.

3-year-old Swede sings to YouTube stardom

3-year-old Swede sings to YouTube stardom

Sweden’s latest YouTube sensation comes in the form of three-year-old Theo, whose version of Gotye’s “Somebody that I used to know” has more than 200,000 views after just a few weeks online.

Swede in new slimy slug slaughter: 27,000 killed

Swede in new slimy slug slaughter: 27,000 killed

An elderly man armed with an ice-scraper in western Sweden has taken extreme measures after Spanish "killer" slugs took over his café.

Journalist arrested over Swedish teddy bear pics

Journalist arrested over Swedish teddy bear pics

A journalist who posted pictures of "pro-free speech" teddy bears like those dropped by Swedes in Belarus in early July has been arrested by the country's security services as organizers of the stunt released more video footage of the flight.

Spain’s Ferrer claims Swedish Open title

Spain’s Ferrer claims Swedish Open title

In-form Spaniard and top seed David Ferrer won his fifth ATP title of the year here on Sunday beating compatriot Nicolas Almagro 6-2, 6-2 at the Swedish Open in Båstad.

Bee swarms blamed on amateur beekeepers

Bee swarms blamed on amateur beekeepers

Inexperienced beekeepers who have failed to appropriately tend to hives in Stockholm are being blamed by experts for the recent swarms that have plagued the city.

Wet weather set to continue in Sweden

Wet weather set to continue in Sweden

More wet summer weather is on the way to Sweden this week as rain and thunderstorms have been predicted to continue into next week.

Use of ‘Barbie drug’ on the rise in Sweden: police

Use of ‘Barbie drug’ on the rise in Sweden: police

More young Swedish people are using Melanotan, a drug that makes the user’s skin appear more tanned, despite health risks and unknown long term affects.

Man seeks payout after eight cows die from flash

Man seeks payout after eight cows die from flash

A farmer in eastern Sweden is seeking compensation after eight of his cattle died in a single lightning strike during heavy thunderstorms on Thursday.