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Swedish family ‘relieved’ at Dewani extradition

Swedish family ‘relieved’ at Dewani extradition

After a protracted legal battle, Shrien Dewani was finally scheduled to fly to South Africa on Monday, where he will face charges that he arranged the honeymoon murder of his Swedish wife Anni.

Swedes win bid to build new Statoil offices

Swedes win bid to build new Statoil offices

A Swedish architecture firm has won the race to build new offices for Norwegian oil company Statoil, with the thumb-shaped, pink-tinged scraper beating domestic and international competitors.

Swedish girls’ adult-video habits surprise scientists

Swedish girls’ adult-video habits surprise scientists

Uppsala University researchers have found that teenage boys fantasize more about sexual acts seen in adult-content videos than girls do, but one in ten young female consumers said they wanted to watch more.

Alfa Laval shores up off-shore market bid

Alfa Laval shores up off-shore market bid

Swedish industrial giant Alfa Laval has bought an underwater pump maker in neighbouring Norway, stating on Monday that the purchase was in line with its ambitions for the offshore oil and gas industry.

Stockholm magic a surprise YouTube hit

Stockholm magic a surprise YouTube hit

Statistics have never been so captivating, said the team behind a new promo video about life in Stockholm that went viral over the weekend thanks to a deck of cards and a stash of hidden props. And drinking water straight from the bay.

Swastika vandals target foreign-born car owners

Swastika vandals target foreign-born car owners

UPDATED: Small town residents in central Sweden have been rattled by a recent attack on cars owned by people with foreign-sounding names: "After seven years on the run, I've started looking over my shoulder again."

Russian ‘plans for war on Sweden’ cause concern

Russian ‘plans for war on Sweden’ cause concern

Russia has intensified its espionage efforts in Sweden to include war preparations, Swedish security service Säpo warned on Monday.

Sweden Dems ‘delighted’ at country tour protests

Sweden Dems ‘delighted’ at country tour protests

A string of protests trailing Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson's country tour may do nothing but play into the hands of a party that thrives on its martyr image, a political expert told The Local on Monday.

Hospital staff act on anti-Åkesson death threats

Hospital staff act on anti-Åkesson death threats

Staff at Malmö's main hospital who said they did not want Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson to visit have received death threats, prompting calls for the union to investigate if they are at risk.

Rioting youth barricade street to keep out police

Rioting youth barricade street to keep out police

One Linköping police officer was left injured after an attempt to stop a fight between youngsters, who went on the defensive with stones and fire crackers, as well as setting a car alight and trying to build barricades.

Gun seizures fail to quell Gothenburg shootings

Gun seizures fail to quell Gothenburg shootings

Gothenburg police efforts to clean up the gun market in the western city have not seen a direct effect on the number of gang-related shootings.