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Fourth terror suspect remanded in Stockholm

Fourth terror suspect remanded in Stockholm

The 37-year-old Swede arrested in connection with a terror plot against a Danish newspaper was remanded in custody by a Stockholm court on Thursday on suspicion of preparing terror crimes.

Ljungberg signs with Scotland's Celtic

Ljungberg signs with Scotland's Celtic

Former Arsenal and West Ham star Freddie Ljungberg has signed for Celtic, the Scottish Premier League (SPL) leaders announced here on Thursday.

Suspected war criminal to remain in jail

A man suspected of committing war crimes in the former Yugoslavia must remain in custody pending his possible extradition, a Swedish court ruled Thursday.

Swede suspects once arrested in Pakistan

Two of the Swedish citizens arrested following a foiled terror plot against a Danish newspaper have previously been arrested in Pakistan.

Swede jailed for Auschwitz sign theft

Swede jailed for Auschwitz sign theft

A Polish court on Thursday sentenced a Swedish neo-Nazi leader who admitted to masterminding the theft of the Auschwitz death camp entrance sign, to 32 months behind bars in his homeland.

Dalai Lama to preach in Swedish church

Dalai Lama to preach in Swedish church

Tibetan Buddhism's highest leader, the Dalai Lama, is set to visit Sweden in April and has been booked in to take part in a service in Lund Cathedral in southern Sweden, according to a report in the Church of Sweden newspaper Kyrkans Tidning.

Swedish terror suspects remanded in custody

Swedish terror suspects remanded in custody

Three terror suspects were remanded in custody by a Danish court Thursday in connection with a foiled plot to massacre staff at a Danish newspaper that published caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed.

What's On in Sweden

What's On in Sweden

Check out The Local's new guide to the main attractions and events in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö - in association with DoToday.

Swedish electricity prices hit all time high

Swedish electricity prices hit all time high

The spot price for electricity in Sweden averaged 0.83 kronor ($0.12) per kWh in December, a record high since the deregulation of the electricity market in 1996, according to figures released by electricity supplier Telge Energi.

Swedish terror suspects appear in Danish court

Three suspects arrested in connection with a foiled "Mumbai-style" plot to massacre staff at a newspaper that published caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, faced a Danish court on Thursday.

Swedish farmer gored to death by raging bull

Swedish farmer gored to death by raging bull

A 47-year-old farmer was on Wednesday gored to death by a bull.

Woman imprisoned after beating violent husband

A 50-year-old Swedish woman has been sentenced to six months imprisonment after using a knife to defend herself from attack by her abusive husband.

'Sweden has huge tourism potential': report

'Sweden has huge tourism potential': report

Sweden's official tourism organ VisitSweden has mapped the country's potential as a tourist destination and found that 43 million people would like to pay a visit.

Swedish papers leap to defence of 'open society'

After the arrests of five people on suspicion of planning a "Mumbai-style" attack on the Danish daily Jyllands-Posten, the Swedish papers on Thursday argued that threats to the open society can not be met by draconian measures.