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One dead after suicide bombing in Stockholm

One dead after suicide bombing in Stockholm

Two nearly simultaneous explosions rocked central Stockholm on Saturday evening, killing one person and injuring two others in what is believed to be a suicide attack.

Witnesses tell of Stockholm bomb terror

Witnesses tell of Stockholm bomb terror

Eyewitnesses have told of the moment an apparent suicide bomber blew himself up just a stone's throw from Stockholm's busiest shopping street on Saturday.

Global demonstrations call for Assange's release

Global demonstrations call for Assange's release

A number of demonstrations are set to take place around the world on Saturday to call for the release of beleaguered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from a London prison, where he awaits possible extradition to Sweden to face rape charges.

Newlywed Swedish man kidnapped in Pakistan

A Swedish businessman has been kidnapped in Pakistan after travelling to the country to get married, newspaper Expressen reported on its website on Saturday.

Ikea owner 'distressed' over Russian expansion

Ikea owner 'distressed' over Russian expansion

Iconic Swedish furniture giant Ikea's founder, Ingvar Kamprad, is "distressed" by the company's troubled expansion into Russia after a review of its operations in Russia revealed major shortcomings.

H&M opens world's largest store in Vegas

H&M opens world's largest store in Vegas

Swedish clothing retailer H&M will open its largest store in the world in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Slain Swedish bride's husband freed from jail

Slain Swedish bride's husband freed from jail

Shrien Dewani, who is wanted in South Africa for his involvement in the murder of his Swedish bride on their honeymoon, left prison on bail on Friday, with his spokesman saying he would continue "bereavement counselling."