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Sweden to back Volvo's European loan bid

Sweden to back Volvo's European loan bid

Volvo Cars is likely to get support from the Swedish government in its request for a substantial loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB).

German media welcomes royal engagement

German media welcomes royal engagement

The engagement of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling is big news in Germany, where newspapers take a close interest in the activities of the Swedish royals.

Showbiz lawyers: 'we've used The Pirate Bay'

Showbiz lawyers: 'we've used The Pirate Bay'

Attorneys representing the four men charged in The Pirate Bay trial spent Monday afternoon challenging antipiracy lawyers about their knowledge of how the popular file sharing site works.

Profile: Popular Crown Princess Victoria

Profile: Popular Crown Princess Victoria

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria, whose engagement to her former gym teacher was announced on Tuesday, is a popular and respected royal known for her easy-going style, poise and intelligence.

Daniel 'wasn't sure of a yes'

Daniel 'wasn't sure of a yes'

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria has announced her engagement to Daniel Westling, according to a statement from the Royal Court.

Sweden ‘excited’ for royal wedding

Sweden ‘excited' for royal wedding

With the announcement of the engagement between Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and boyfriend Daniel Westling, excitement is growing for Sweden's first royal wedding in more than 30 years.

Nude Swedish cops back in action

A group of nine newly trained riot police who posed naked with service weapons in their hands at a graduation party have been allowed to return to active police service.

Cyanide found in drinking water near Sandvik plant

Elevated levels of cyanide in the water near Sandviken in eastern Sweden caused toolmaker Sandvik to warn its employees not to drink the water on Monday.

Man fined over clothing store masturbation

A man from Grums in western Sweden has been fined by the authorities for soiling a jacket after masturbating in a Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) store.

Agencies slam FRA-law revisions

Agencies slam FRA-law revisions

Changes to Sweden's wiretapping law have been met with stinging criticism in a new round of comments by two government agencies.

Reinfeldt: multinational approach for eastern Europe aid

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Monday urged the International Monetary Fund to take a leadership role in helping eastern European countries weather the current financial crisis.

Israel tennis match to remain in Malmö

Officials in Stockholm announced Monday night that there was not enough time for the city to make arrangements to host Sweden's upcoming Davis Cup tennis match against Israel.