Stockholm archipelago stabbing injures three

Stockholm archipelago stabbing injures three

Three people were stabbed after a local man went berserk with a knife in what police believe to have been an “unprovoked attack” in the Stockholm archipelago on Wednesday.

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Swedish man stabbed to death in Taiwan

A Swedish man in his fifties has been found stabbed to death in his apartment in Taiwan, with the man’s girlfriend detained by police on the suspicion of murder.

Police arrest scantily clad Swede on moped

Police arrest scantily clad Swede on moped

A man from western Sweden, found driving around on a moped wearing only his underwear, has been detained by police who suspect he may have been inebriated.

‘Other Swedes in the Gulag complicate Wallenberg search’

‘Other Swedes in the Gulag complicate Wallenberg search’

Was a “Swedish Prisoner” who was seen in Lwow in 1946 held in Vladimir Prison a decade later? And was this prisoner Raoul Wallenberg or an unidentified Swedish Red Cross official? Contributor Susanne Berger explains how the confusion about other Swedish prisoners in the Gulag complicates the search into Wallenberg’s fate.

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Somali community under threat by local gang

A Somali community in Foresrum, in southern Sweden, is being terrorized by a local gang to such an extent that the local Somali association has urged all its members to move away.

Ikea to build ‘district’ in northern Germany

Ikea to build ‘district’ in northern Germany

Swedish furniture giant Ikea announced plans on Wednesday to build a brand-new district with shops, flats and office space for thousands of people in the northern German city of Hamburg.

Experts reveal ‘whorer’ king coin mystery

Experts reveal ‘whorer’ king coin mystery

Experts investigating the fake one krona coins which defame Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf have revealed the complex secrets behind the counterfeit change.

Swiss will press on with Swedish fighter jet deal

Swiss will press on with Swedish fighter jet deal

Switzerland is planning to press ahead with its controversial purchase of 22 Swedish JAS Gripen fighter jets, despite a highly critical parliamentary report into the deal released on Tuesday.

‘Cancer is contagious’: Swedish teenagers

‘Cancer is contagious’: Swedish teenagers

Nearly 50 percent of Swedish teenagers think that cancer is contagious and 70 percent didn’t know that it's possible to vaccinate against cervical cancer, according to a new study carried out by organization Ung Cancer (Young Cancer).

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Swedish hostage appeals for help in video

Three Westerners abducted nearly nine months ago by Al-Qaeda in Mali have urged their governments to help free them, Al-Jazeera television reported on Tuesday, airing footage of the hostages.

Playing IFK Gothenburg a ‘dream come true’

Playing IFK Gothenburg a ‘dream come true’

Stockholm's international football club Långholmen lost their Swedish Cup draw against league superstars IFK Gothenburg on Monday night, in a fairytale opportunity the team captain called "a surreal dream come true".

Assange case relies on US guarantees: Sweden

Assange case relies on US guarantees: Sweden

Sweden said Tuesday it was up to Washington to give WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who fears the US wants to prosecute him for divulging state secrets, the guarantees he has sought from Stockholm.