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Swede arrested in Spain over terror crimes

A 65-year-old Swedish man was arrested in Madrid when local police made a raid on suspected members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PPK).

Job centre berated for ‘lacklustre’ Saab effort

Job centre berated for ‘lacklustre’ Saab effort

With one in five former Saab employees still out of work, the Swedish Public Employment Service has come under fire for lacklustre attempts at helping them find new employment after the Sweden-based carmaker went bankrupt in late 2011.

Top ten reasons to love (or hate) Valentine’s Day in Sweden

Top ten reasons to love (or hate) Valentine’s Day in Sweden

Awash with mixed feelings about what to expect on Valentine's Day in Sweden this year? Two single expats offer up their take on how to survive (or thrive) the not-always-celebrated holiday.

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Harmful sedatives found in scandal horsemeat

Horsemeat that made it into the production chain of ready-made meals contains potentially-harmful medication, it was revealed on Wednesday night as European agricultural ministers met in Brussels over the widening scandal.

ABB outperforms profit prediction

ABB outperforms profit prediction

Swiss-Swedish engineering giant ABB said on Thursday that net profit had shrunk by 15 percent in 2012 to $2.7 billion, but insisted it had held its ground in a tough market.

Volvo sale helps Renault post a profit

Volvo sale helps Renault post a profit

Half of French automaker Renault's $2.4 billion net profit from last year came from selling a stake in Swedish group AB Volvo.

Swedish golfer tees out spider venom

Swedish golfer tees out spider venom

A Swedish golfer who was bitten by one of Australia's deadliest spiders used a golf tee to help her extract the venom and finish the course during a qualifying tournament in Canberra.

‘Earlier grades could help vulnerable pupils’

‘Earlier grades could help vulnerable pupils’

Sweden's finance minister has proposed the introduction of grades in third grade, arguing that it could help children with less-educated parents and help Sweden meet its aims for a modern knowledge-based economy.

Swiss avalanche claims Swede’s life

Swiss avalanche claims Swede’s life

A Swedish man in his twenties lost his life on Wednesday in an avalanche near Verbier, which also seriously injured two of his fellow off-piste skiers.

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Dewani’s suspected murderer taken ill

A British man wanted in South Africa over his Swedish bride's horrific murder during their honeymoon has been hospitalized after his health "seriously deteriorated", his family said on Wednesday.