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Archive for Sat, 15 Nov 2008

Swedes block Danish neo-Nazi extradition

Sweden's highest legal official Göran Lambertz has argued that a Danish neo-Nazi can not be extradited from Sweden to face charges in Germany as he has committed no crime under Swedish law.

Centre party calls for petrol car ban by 2025

Centre party leader Maud Olofsson has called for a total ban on petrol-driven cars by 2025. The party has also called for a tighter eco-car definition and higher carbon taxes. Car-makers have reacted angrily to the plans.

High speed trains in mass recall

High speed trains in mass recall

More than 40 percent of X2000 high speed trains suffered delays in October. "Totally unacceptable", according to rail operator SJ CEO Jan Forsberg who has ordered the trains recalled for maintenance checks.

70 evacuated from Stockholm fire

At least 70 people were forced from their homes due to a major fire which broke out in a six-storey building on Södermalm in central Stockholm on Friday evening.

Voters in show of faith for Reinfeldt

Voters in show of faith for Reinfeldt

Voter confidence for Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt is on the increase, a new poll has indicated.