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News: Sweden

We have started to collect the most important news related to Sweden in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Bernie Ecclestone in bid for Saab

Friday, January 8th 2010, 9:25

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is part of a bid to buy struggling Swedish carmaker Saab from General Motors.
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Sweden culls its resurgent wolves

Saturday, January 2nd 2010, 20:44

Sweden begins a legal cull of wolves with more than half the quota of 27 believed to have been killed on the first day.
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Sweden may help in Auschwitz case

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 10:34
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland is to seek Swedish help in investigating the theft of the "Arbeit macht frei" sign from the Nazis' Auschwitz death camp.
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Ford agrees Volvo sale to Geely

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 17:30
related countries: China China

Ford has agreed to sell Swedish carmaker Volvo to China's Geely and expects the deal to be completed early 2010.
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No kidding - giant Swedish straw yuletide goat torched, yet again

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 15:43
related places: A

A giant straw goat, erected each Christmas in a Swedish city, is burned down yet again in what has almost become a yuletide tradition in its own right.
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Sweden in crisis talks over Saab

Monday, December 21st 2009, 21:08

The Swedish government holds emergency talks with unions to prepare for the possible closure of Saab.
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Spyker submits new Saab bid to GM

Sunday, December 20th 2009, 14:24
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch luxury car maker Spyker submits a new offer to General Motors for its soon-to-be-closed Swedish car brand Saab.
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GM to 'wind down' Saab business

Friday, December 18th 2009, 17:07

GM says talks have broken down to sell its Swedish business Saab and it will start winding the car brand down.
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Iran rebuked over Nobel laureate

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 16:53
related countries: Iran Iran, Norway Norway

Norway and Sweden rebuke Iran for its treatment of Shirin Ebadi, the Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights lawyer.
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Pakistan gets first Awacs plane

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 17:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The Pakistani air force says it has acquired the first of four Awacs surveillance aircraft from Sweden to boost its air defences.
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Swedish store pulls 'political' North Korean jeans from sale

Sunday, December 6th 2009, 0:52
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A Swedish department store cancels what was to have been North Korea's debut in Western fashion.
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Sweden to sell North Korean jeans

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 11:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Designer jeans made in North Korea are going on sale in Sweden as the communist states aims to make inroads into Western fashion.
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Italy edge to World Cup victory

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 8:26
related countries: China China, Ireland Ireland, Italy Italy

Edoardo and Francesco Molinari hold off Ireland and Sweden on a tense final day to secure Italy's first victory in the World Cup of Golf in China.
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Swedish 'murder' committed by elk

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 13:54

A Swedish man arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife is cleared after police concluded an elk was to blame.
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Live - Nadal v Soderling

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 14:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Sweden's Robin Soderling stuns world number two Rafael Nadal in the opening Group B match at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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EU concern at Russia human rights

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 15:22
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Sweden's PM describes Russia's human rights situation as a "cause for concern" after an EU-Russia summit in Stockholm.
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EU negotiates names for top jobs

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 11:14

Sweden's PM says he is half-way through consultations ahead of a special EU summit to allocate the new top jobs.
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Morocco expels Swedish diplomat

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 9:48
related countries: Morocco Morocco, Western Sahara Western Sahara

Morocco expels a Swedish diplomat for allegedly passing documents to separatist groups in Western Sahara.
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Bosnian Serb 'Iron Lady' released

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 11:59
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Former Bosnian Serb leader Biljana Plavsic is freed from a Swedish prison after serving six years for war crimes.
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Sweden church allows gay weddings

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 21:14

The synod of Sweden's largest church votes overwhelmingly to conduct same-sex marriages from next month.
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Eriksson rules out Sweden switch

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 12:03

Notts County director of football Sven-Goran Eriksson rules himself out of the running to become the new Sweden coach, the Swedish FA has announced.
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Eriksson in line for Sweden job

Monday, October 19th 2009, 9:56

Sven-Goran Eriksson, currently director of football at Notts County, will be sounded out about the Sweden managerial job this week, BBC Sport can reveal.
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Bunny boilers - Stockholm 'burning rabbits to produce heat'

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 17:03
related places: Stockholm

Swedes have mixed reactions after hearing reports of rabbits being used to produce renewable heat.
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Czech president's new treaty snag

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 15:53
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, Portugal Portugal

Czech President Vaclav Klaus wants a footnote added to the EU's Lisbon Treaty before signing it, the EU presidency says.
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Well-educated women 'aid' chances of a couple's long life

Monday, October 5th 2009, 23:26
related places: A

A well-educated woman influences both her own and her partner's chances of a long life, Swedish research indicates.
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