Belarus accuses Swedish envoy of collaboration

Belarus accuses Swedish envoy of collaboration

The president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has spoken out about July’s teddy bear drop, claiming that the Swedish PR agency behind the stunt was collaborating with Sweden’s ambassador in Minsk – allegations the PR group has labelled as “baseless”.

‘It was an accident’: teenage murder suspect

‘It was an accident’: teenage murder suspect

The 18-year-old suspected of having shot a 17-year-old girl dead in Sollentuna on Monday has been remanded into custody on the suspicion of murder and aggravated weapons crimes.

Swedish charity seeks to employ ‘beggars’

Swedish charity seeks to employ ‘beggars’

A Swedish charity has placed an ad in a magazine, looking to hire beggars to work the streets of Stockholm. The idea is that it will be lucrative for both the charity and the employees.

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Uppsala man charged with child porn crimes

A 26-year-old man from Uppsala is being charged with child pornography crimes after being accused of talking some 60 young girls into posing naked on the internet.

Ikea brand sold for 75 billion kronor

Ikea brand sold for 75 billion kronor

The Ikea brand has been sold for 75 billion kronor ($11.2 billion) to one of the Swedish furniture giant’s daughter companies, with experts saying that the price tag is "reasonable".

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Swedish mothers rage against balcony flasher

A man in Sandviken in central Sweden has been warned by authorities on two occasions for masturbating naked on his balcony, a fact that is making local mothers demand his eviction.

‘Bank robbers are hiding in the woods’: police

‘Bank robbers are hiding in the woods’: police

The three armed men who robbed a bank on Monday morning are believed to be hiding in the woods near the Norwegian border, with police revealing that they escaped with 100,000 kronor ($14,945) - in coins.

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US ‘with Sweden’ in Belarus diplomacy spat

The United States said Wednesday it "stands with Sweden" in its efforts to promote human rights in Belarus, amid a spat that led Minsk to expel all Swedish diplomats and close its Stockholm mission.

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Teen dies in hospital after Sollentuna shooting

The 17-year-old girl injured in the Monday shooting in Sollentuna in northern Stockholm has died in hospital, according to police.

Stockholm police seize record number of guns

Stockholm police seize record number of guns

The number of illegal weapons in Stockholm is growing. So far this year 171 pistols and submachine guns have been reported, according to police, an increase of 25 percent since last year.