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Sweden may support euro countries in crisis

Sweden may support euro countries in crisis

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt announced on Friday that Sweden has not yet ruled out the possibility of supporting a new emergency fund to bail out vulnerable euro countries.

Sweden probes suicide bomber's Facebook

Sweden probes suicide bomber's Facebook

Sweden's intelligence agency said Friday it was looking at the Facebook account of the man behind the suicide bomb attack in Stockholm on Saturday in order to identify possible accomplices in the act.

Swedish neo-Nazi booted from local council

Swedish neo-Nazi booted from local council

A Swedish neo-Nazi has lost his seat on a local council in Grästorp in western Sweden after authorities discovered that he does not live in the municipality.

Sweden announces new wolf hunt limits

Sweden announces new wolf hunt limits

Swedish authorities announced on Friday that hunters will be allowed to cull 20 wolves next year after the wolf hunt in the country resumed this year following a 46-year ban.

Swedish med students perform prof's autopsy

Swedish med students perform prof's autopsy

Medical students at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute (KI) set to perform their first-ever clinical autopsy were floored to discover that the corpse was none other than one of their former instructors.

Swedish firm lets workers vote on bonuses

Swedish firm lets workers vote on bonuses

A software firm in eastern Sweden has elected to take a democratic approach for distributing this year's 15 million kronor ($2.21 million) bonus among the company's employees.

Sweden deported man to the wrong country

A 52-year-old man has been deported to the wrong country after Sweden rejected his application for asylum.

A US-born Swedish singer looks to spread the spirit of Christmas

A US-born Swedish singer looks to spread the spirit of Christmas

Fifteen years after a record-breaking Christmas concert in Stockholm, American-born Swedish opera singer Barbara Hendricks is set to spread the spirit of her “favourite time of year” in a novel repeat performance to be simulcast across the country, contributor San Malmström explains.

Extradition part of 'smear campaign': Assange

Extradition part of 'smear campaign': Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called attempts to extradite him to Sweden part of a "smear campaign" after he was granted bail in London.

Sweden in 'coldest December in 100 years'

Sweden in 'coldest December in 100 years'

Power outages, traffic accidents as well as train and flight delays have left Swedes reeling from Thursday's snowstorm, which forecasters say isn't over yet.

Gävle goat targeted in foiled helicopter heist

Gävle goat targeted in foiled helicopter heist

Two mysterious men attempted to bribe a guard to leave his post watching over the giant goat in Gävle in eastern Sweden in an attempt to kidnap the iconic Christmas symbol using a helicopter.

Swedish mosques unite against bombing

Swedish mosques unite against bombing

Last weekend's suicide bomb attack in Stockholm will be a central theme of Friday prayers at a local mosque, which has urged mosques around the country to address the issue as well.