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Electrolux profit soars after cost-cutting efforts
Swedish electrical appliance maker Electrolux reported its third-quarter net profit soared 42 percent to 933 million kronor ($130 million) thanks to a cost-cutting programme started at the end of last year.
(2014-10-20 10:01:00)

School photographer fired for homophobic slur
A photographer at a high school in southern Sweden was sacked after he called one of the students a "fag" during a shoot.
(2014-10-20 09:05:00)

Stockholm patient does not have Ebola
UPDATED: A patient at a Stockholm hospital was told on Monday morning that he does not have Ebola, after he was forced to spend the night in isolation.
(2014-10-20 08:39:00)

No let-up in search for foreign vessel
A hunt for foreign underwater activity near Stockholm entered its fourth day on Monday as Sweden’s armed forces vowed to keep searching “day and night” for what media reports suggest may be a damaged Russian vessel.
(2014-10-20 08:18:00)

Patient in isolation after airport Ebola alert
A male passenger who landed at Stockholm's Arlanda airport has been transferred to an isolation unit amid fears he may be suffering from the Ebola virus. But a specialist was keen to play down concerns.
(2014-10-19 20:26:00)

Pictured: 'suspicious object' off Swedish coast
Sweden’s Armed Forces have said it is likely a foreign power is conducting operations in Swedish waters, and have released pictures of a suspicious object seen in the Stockholm Archipelago.
(2014-10-19 20:14:00)

Mystery deepens over reported Russian sub
Mystery deepened on Sunday over a Swedish military operation triggered by "foreign underwater activity" off the coast of Stockholm, amid an unconfirmed report of a hunt for a damaged Russian submarine.
(2014-10-19 15:40:00)

Russia: No emergencies involving warships
Russia's defence ministry has said there are no emergency situations involving any its warships amid reports that a Russian distress call prompted Sweden's hunt for "foreign underwater activity."
(2014-10-19 13:07:00)

Cops do boy's homework after burglar call out
An 11-year-old boy in Stockholm ended up getting help with his homework by the police after he rang them up saying he was concerned a burglar was breaking into his house.
(2014-10-19 11:10:00)

Dewani honeymoon hitman dies in jail
A man convicted of killing British businessman Shrien Dewani's bride has died in a South African prison, officials said Saturday,just days after Dewani himself went on trial for her murder.
(2014-10-19 08:51:00)

Sweden hunts damaged Russian sub: report
A Russian distress call prompted Sweden's hunt for "foreign underwater activity" in the Stockholm archipelago, newspaper Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) reports.
(2014-10-18 21:40:00)

Sweden steps up hunt for 'underwater activity'
The Swedish armed forces intensified a military operation off the coast of Stockholm on Saturday where they were investigating a report of "foreign underwater activity".
(2014-10-18 19:48:00)

Port steps up checks to combat Ebola threat
Gothenburg harbour is tightening its routines regarding the control of ships from west Africa as a result of the Ebola epidemic.
(2014-10-18 14:44:00)

Swedish wheelchair fraudster caught in Brazil
A Swedish man who conned the state out of 13.5 million kronor ($2 million) by claiming he was wheelchair bound and needing 24-hour care has been arrested in South America after being on the run for over a year.
(2014-10-18 13:48:00)

Swedish prince angry over press 'bullying'
Prince Carl Philip has lashed out at the media for suggesting that his bride to be was not welcome in the royal family.
(2014-10-18 09:10:00)

Sweden deploys troops over underwater threat
UPDATED: Sweden's military has deployed planes and ships in the Stockholm Archipelago against what it says is a foreign threat in the waters, with the size of the operation unchanged overnight.
(2014-10-17 17:44:00)

How good is your Swedish?
Think you know the Swedish language? Think again. We've compiled a list of ten tantalizingly tricky questions, each with three mind-bogglingly tough red-herring answers that are completely wrong. Can you get the highest score?
(2014-10-17 16:37:00)

Jimmie Åkesson on sick leave for exhaustion
UPDATED: Jimmie Åkesson, the leader of the nationalist Sweden Democrat party, has taken sick leave for exhaustion. Mattias Karlsson will take the reins in his absence.
(2014-10-17 13:05:00)

TeliaSonera sees profits tumble
Swedish-Finnish telecom operator TeliaSonera has announced falling third quarter profits, citing fierce competition for corporate clients but held its outlook for 2014.
(2014-10-17 12:56:00)

Abba star thrilled at total Slussen roadblock
Benny Andersson, the most high-profile opponent of a controversial plan to revamp a major road junction, has reacted with delight to news that Stockholm’s political leaders have moved to block the project.
(2014-10-17 12:36:00)