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Archive for Sun, 01 Feb 2009

Swede held in Colombia sends video message

Relatives of the 69-year-old Swedish man kidnapped in Colombia in 2007 have received a video message from him.

Anja Pärson trails US champ in skiing World Cup

Swedish skier Anja Pärson played second fiddle again in the Super G on Sunday to US starlet Lindsey Vonn, who added to her slalom success in the World Cup event in Garmisch Partenkirchen in Germany.

Man shoots at neighbour over dog-sitting dispute

A man in Uddevalla went to collect his dog from a neighbour in the early hours of Sunday morning. But when the dog was not returned the man opened fire with a shotgun.

Tax chief: 'Protect personal data'

Tax chief: 'Protect personal data'

The director-general of the National Tax Agency (Skatteverket) Mats Sjöstrand has called for the protection of personal data and the closure of websites that use the authority's registers unethically.

Sahlin evokes Obama in cannabis gaffe

Sahlin evokes Obama in cannabis gaffe

S we can! exclaimed the Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin at the party's conference in Västerås in southern Sweden on Saturday.