Swedish MP William Petzäll found dead

Swedish MP William Petzäll found dead

William Petzäll, an independent Swedish MP who quit the Sweden Democrats last year to focus on his battle with substance abuse, was found dead on Saturday.

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Teen convicted for beating Reinfeldt’s son

A 17-year-old boy has been convicted of assault after hitting Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt's son Gustaf with a bottle in a fight in central Stockholm last November.

Pirate Bay founder arrested in Cambodia

Pirate Bay founder arrested in Cambodia

Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, one of the founders of the file sharing website The Pirate Bay has been arrested in Cambodia after an international warrant was issued following a conviction in Sweden for copyright violations.

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Men held for Stockholm bar drive-by shooting

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after firing shots at people waiting to get into a bar in Tumba in southern Stockholm after being denied entry themselves.

Artist owns up to ‘whorer’ king coin mystery

Artist owns up to ‘whorer’ king coin mystery

An artist has come clean and admitted to being behind the fake one krona coins which defame Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf, claiming that it was all part of an art project.

Wrong to fire staff for Facebook folly: study

Wrong to fire staff for Facebook folly: study

Swedish employers have lost all five cases of unfair dismissal brought after employees were fired from their jobs for comments made on Facebook and other social media, according to a survey by a Swedish union group.