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Apple iPod suspected in bizarre Swedish car fire

Apple iPod suspected in bizarre Swedish car fire

An iPod music player is at the centre of an investigation into a mysterious car fire which completely destroyed a Saab automobile in western Sweden over the Midsummer holiday weekend.

'Stasi regimes' fuel demand for web anonymity: Pirate Bay source

'Stasi regimes' fuel demand for web anonymity: Pirate Bay source

Internet users looking to remain anonymous when surfing the web are eagerly awaiting the expected weekend launch of Ipredator, a new service from the developers of The Pirate Bay.

Praise for Sweden's development aid

Sweden's development aid policies received generally high marks in a review published on Thursday by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Sweden to extradite genocide suspect

Sweden will soon extradite a Rwandan man accused of participating in the 1994 genocide to his home country, the Swedish government announced on Thursday.

Swedes join public King of Pop dance tribute

Swedes join public King of Pop dance tribute

A large crowd led by members of the Bounce dance troupe performed a collective dance tribute to deceased pop legend Michael Jackson in Stockholm's city centre on Wednesday.

Swedish strip club continues McDonald's-inspired expansion

Swedish strip club continues McDonald's-inspired expansion

Having settled a logo dispute with McDonald's, an enterprising Swedish strip club owner is courting new controversy as he attempts to build an empire echoing that of the fast food giant.

What's on in Sweden: July 10 - 16

What's on in Sweden: July 10 - 16

What's on in Sweden: Jazz Festival & Britney Spears in Stockholm; Deep Purple (UK) in Gothenburg; Bennie Man (JAM) & Bollywood in Malmö.

Swedish prices continue to drop

Consumer prices in Sweden dropped by 0.6 percent in June on a 12-month basis, according to new figures from Statistics Sweden.

Paedophile found guilty of webcam sex crimes

A Swedish court has ruled that a 32-year-old father of two is guilty of having used threats to force more than 60 young girls to pose nude for him in front of their webcams.

Thigh injury to keep Klüft out for six months

Thigh injury to keep Klüft out for six months

Sweden's Carolina Klüft will miss the world athletics championships in August following a serious injury to her thigh muscle earlier this week.

Octogenarian charged in fatal axing

An 81-year-old Swedish man was charged on Wednesday with murder for killing his girlfriend with an axe because she refused to speak with him.