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Arms trade 'corruption is widespread'

Monday, June 6th 2011, 22:09

Corruption in the global arms industry is systemic and widespread, says the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
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Fast Saab

Monday, June 6th 2011, 1:29

Swedish fighter jet guns for global orders
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Saab resumes its car production

Friday, May 27th 2011, 13:20

The Swedish carmaker Saab resumes car production after almost seven weeks at a standstill due to financial difficulties.
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Congo rape study 'questionable'

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 17:24
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: A

A new study on rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo is based on out-of-date and questionable figures, a Swedish academic tells the BBC.
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Denmark to restore border control

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 16:07
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Germany Germany

Denmark, part of the Schengen zone of border-free travel in Europe, is to re-impose some controls amid pressure from the right.
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Manila jails Swedes for cybersex

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 8:44
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Two Swedish men are jailed for life in the Philippines for running a cybersex business that featured naked women performing for internet clients.
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Saab 'to resume car production'

Monday, May 2nd 2011, 15:26

Swedish carmaker Saab plans to resume production within a week after its parent Spyker Cars secured a 30m (£27m) euro loan.
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Swedish film wins Tribeca prize

Friday, April 29th 2011, 10:10

A Swedish film about two teenage girls whose friendship turns to rivalry wins a top award at the Tribeca film festival in New York.
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Hennes & Mauritz sales fall by 5%

Friday, April 15th 2011, 6:54

Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Mauritz says that sales have fallen by 5% in March from the same time a year earlier.
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Sweden is most ICT-wired country

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 21:25
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Sweden and Singapore come out top in a World Economic Forum study on the digital competitiveness of nations.
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VIDEO: Is this the unluckiest honeymoon couple?

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 15:37

When Stefan and Erika Svanstrom and their baby girl Elinor left Sweden for a four-month honeymoon they did not expect to encounter a host of natural disasters.
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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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