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Introducing... Katrin Zytomierska

Introducing... Katrin Zytomierska

Meet Katrin Zytomierska, the outspoken television personality who spent most of last month insulting people and getting her name all over the front pages.

Left Party: 'force pastors to perform gay weddings'

Left Party: 'force pastors to perform gay weddings'

As Sweden moves closer to a same-sex marriage law, Left Party leader Lars Ohly wants to include a provision to force pastors to wed gay couples.

Swedish bestiality ring exposed

A Swedish newspaper has exposed a network of self-proclaimed zoophiles who meet regularly in locations around the country to have sex with animals.

Sweden to host 'world premiere' of new Guns N' Roses album

Sweden to host 'world premiere' of new Guns N' Roses album

Guns N' Roses fans looking to be among the first to buy the band's newest album should plan on coming to Gothenburg, Sweden by November 21st to attend a unique “pre-listening” party to be held at a local bar.

Volvo to cut 900 jobs

Volvo to cut 900 jobs

Volvo Group has announced that it is to cut 900 jobs from its Powertrain operations in Sweden.

State hopes to sell Carnegie 'in one piece'

The new chair of recently nationalized Carnegie said on Tuesday he hopes the beleaguered Swedish investment bank can be sold in one piece, but that other alternatives are also under consideration.

Five convicted over SVT office party booze

Five members of staff at the Malmö offices of state broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT) have been found guilty of smuggling alcohol from Germany for an office party.

Owner-occupied flats coming to Sweden

Owner-occupied flats coming to Sweden

Sweden has taken another step toward owner-occupied apartments, with the government proposing the type of housing be introduced on May 1st, 2009.

Swedish videogame maker bought by French competitor

Swedish videogame maker bought by French competitor

Acclaimed Swedish videogame maker Massive Entertainment, developer of the popular strategy title "World In Conflict”, has been purchased by French rival Ubisoft.

Swedish study links vibrations to heart attack risk

Vibrating tools can increase the risk of a heart attack by 30 percent, according to a new Swedish study.

Man dies in Gothenburg apartment fire

A fire in the Lundby district of Gothenburg claimed the life of a man early Tuesday morning.