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Swedish queen hurt evading press

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 15:13

Sweden's Queen Silvia has been injured while trying to escape the attention of a photographer in New York.
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Bombing suspect on terror charges

Monday, March 14th 2011, 19:11
related places: A

A man who was arrested in Glasgow in connection with a suicide bombing in Sweden appears in court on terrorism offences.
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India 'largest importer' of arms

Monday, March 14th 2011, 5:00
related countries: China China, India India

India overtakes China to become the world's largest importer of arms, a Sweden-based think tank says.
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UK arrest over Stockholm bombing

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 13:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Glasgow, Stockholm

A 30-year-old man is arrested in Glasgow in connection with a suicide bombing in Sweden in December.
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Assange loses extradition fight

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 14:53

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden from the UK to face sexual assault allegations, a judge rules.
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Assange 'not facing secret trial'

Friday, February 11th 2011, 16:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Claims there would be "secret trial" if Julian Assange faced sexual assault charges in Sweden are inaccurate, a UK extradition hearing is told.
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VIDEO: Assange claims 'improper' inquiry

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 19:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Swedish prosecutors did not follow "proper procedure" while investigating rape claims against Julian Assange, a UK extradition hearing was told.
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VIDEO: Assange 'would be denied justice'

Monday, February 7th 2011, 19:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

There is a risk of "denial of justice" if Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is tried for rape in Sweden, his lawyer has told a UK extradition hearing.
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Assange 'would be denied justice'

Monday, February 7th 2011, 17:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

There is a risk of "flagrant denial of justice" if Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is tried for rape in Sweden, his lawyer tells a UK extradition hearing.
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Assange begins extradition battle

Monday, February 7th 2011, 6:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, is due to begin his legal battle against extradition from the UK to Sweden.
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Volvo struggles with trucks surge

Friday, February 4th 2011, 11:20

Swedish vehicle manufacturer Volvo ups its 2011 truck sale forecast as it reports problems meeting surging demand.
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'Road train' trials get rolling in Sweden

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 12:13

Technology that links vehicles together into semi-autonomous 'road trains' undergoes its first real world tests in Sweden.
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EU scolds Sweden over wolf hunt

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 11:05

The European Commission plans to take legal action against Sweden for hunting endangered wolves
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Swedish tourists attacked in Tunisia

Monday, January 17th 2011, 13:12
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

Swedish tourists are severely beaten after being caught up in the ongoing violence in Tunisia
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Dead Swedish birds 'had external injuries'

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 18:40

Officials investigating the mysterious deaths of up to 100 birds in Sweden say tests reveal they suffered external injuries.
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Swedes 'want king to abdicate'

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 10:36
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: An

An opinion poll for a leading Swedish newspaper suggests nearly two thirds of the country want the King, Carl Gustaf the Sixteenth, to abdicate in favour of his daughter, Crown Princess Victoria.
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Mysterious bird deaths hit Sweden

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 14:17
related countries: United States United States

Dozens of dead birds are found lying in a residential street in Sweden, days after thousands of birds fell to their deaths in the US.
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Swedish actor feared dead in fire

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 19:22

Award-winning Swedish actor Per Oscarsson is feared dead after unidentified human remains are found in his burnt-out house.
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Swede jailed for Auschwitz theft

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 16:28

A Polish judge jails a Swedish man for 32 months for plotting the theft of the "Arbeit macht frei" Auschwitz entrance sign.
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Assange fears Swedish 'injustice'

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 7:47

Julian Assange tells the BBC he is fighting a Swedish extradition warrant because he believes "no natural justice" would occur in Sweden.
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Assange tells of 'smear campaign'

Friday, December 17th 2010, 3:52

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says a "smear campaign" is being mounted against him, and vows to continue disclosing material on his website.
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Wikileaks founder Assange freed

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 20:41

The founder of whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, is set free on bail as he fights extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations.
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Wikileaks appeal set for Thursday

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 11:24

Swedish prosecutors will make their appeal against bail for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the High Court on Thursday.
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Electrolux set to cut 2,100 jobs

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 10:47
related countries: Canada Canada

Sweden's Electrolux says it will cut costs by shedding 2,100 jobs in Europe and Canada in the next three years.
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Wikileaks chief's release delayed

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 23:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is granted bail by a London court as he fights sexual assault claims, but he will remain in custody until an appeal is heard.
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Welcome for Peru's Nobel winning writer

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 10:16
related countries: Peru Peru
related places: Stockholm

The winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa, has arrived in his native Peru after receiving his award in the Swedish capital, Stockholm.
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Sweden bomber 'headed for crowds'

Monday, December 13th 2010, 20:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Stockholm

A man who blew himself up in Stockholm was carrying three explosive devices towards crowded areas, intending to kill as many as possible, prosecutors say.
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Mosque 'challenged bomber's view'

Monday, December 13th 2010, 17:27
related places: A, Stockholm

A suspected suicide bomber who detonated explosives in Stockholm was challenged about his extreme views, a Luton mosque official says.
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