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Is Sweden really so squeaky clean?

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 9:54

Sweden consistently tops surveys and polls as among the least corrupt places in the world to do business - but does it deserve that reputation?
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Britain receives Assange warrant

Monday, December 6th 2010, 20:23

A European arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, arrives from Sweden.
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Wikileaks' Assange to fight case

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 13:12

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will fight any attempts to take him to Sweden to face rape allegations, his lawyer says.
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New warrant for Wikileaks founder

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 13:25

Swedish authorities issue a new detention order for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange following a procedural error with the first.
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Assange appeals on Sweden warrant

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 0:03

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange files an appeal with Sweden's Supreme Court against an arrest warrant for questioning on rape allegations.
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Assange's detention order upheld

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 16:30

A Swedish court rejects Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's appeal against a detention order in a rape case.
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Sweden issues warrant for Assange

Saturday, November 20th 2010, 16:08

Swedish prosecutors issue an international arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange over rape allegations.
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International warrant for Assange

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 15:45

Swedish prosecutors say they will issue an international arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over rape allegations.
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Tattoo director queries US remake

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 14:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: English

The Danish director of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo questions why an English-language version is being made of Stieg Larsson's novel.
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Sweden 'race gunman' faces court

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 14:53
related places: A, Malmo

A man accused of a series of race-related shootings which terrified the Swedish city of Malmo appears in court in the city.
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Sweden holds race killing suspect

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 14:51
related places: A, Malmo

A man is arrested in the Swedish city of Malmo over a series of gun attacks over the past year.
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Saab increases losses at Spyker

Friday, October 29th 2010, 8:37

Spyker Cars, the owner of Saab, sees its third quarter losses rise substantially following it takeover of the Swedish carmaker.
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Hunt for Swedish gunman continues

Monday, October 25th 2010, 9:48
related places: Malmo

Swedish police are continuing to hunt for a gunman who they think may be behind a spate of racially-motivated shootings in the southern city of Malmo.
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Federer equals Sampras title haul

Sunday, October 24th 2010, 15:12
related countries: Germany Germany

Roger Federer beats Germany's Florian Mayer 6-4 6-3 to win the Stockholm Open and equal Pete Sampras's haul of 64 ATP titles.
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Swedish 'racist' shootings linked

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 10:15
related places: Malmo

Swedish police believe a lone gunman may be behind a spate of racially-motivated shootings in the southern city of Malmo.
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Assange denied Swedish residency

Monday, October 18th 2010, 18:09

The founder of the Wikileaks whistle-blowing website, Julian Assange, is denied residency in Sweden, the country's migration board officials say.
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BMW to provide new Saab engines

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 8:15
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Spyker

BMW and Saab-owner Spyker announce that the German firm will provide engines for the Swedish cars from 2012 onwards.
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Police probe plane alert 'hoax'

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 10:21
related countries: Canada Canada, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Toronto

Canadian police investigate whether a Pakistani plane flying from Toronto was diverted to Sweden because of a hoax call.
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Man freed after Sweden jet alert

Saturday, September 25th 2010, 16:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Stockholm

A man is released following police questioning in Sweden after a Pakistan-bound plane from Canada lands there amid fears that a bomb is on board.
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Protests against Sweden far-right

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 1:35
related places: Stockholm

Thousands protest in Stockholm and Gothenburg against the election to Sweden's parliament of 20 members of a far-right party.
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Far-right breakthrough

Monday, September 20th 2010, 16:03

How did this happen in "tolerant" Sweden?
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Swedish far-right enters assembly

Monday, September 20th 2010, 9:16

Sweden's far-right wins parliamentary seats for the first time, denying the governing centre-right alliance an overall majority.
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Sweden re-elects centre-right alliance

Monday, September 20th 2010, 1:21

Sweden's governing centre-right alliance has been re-elected, but is short of an overall majority, official preliminary results show.
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Sweden narrowly re-elects right

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 22:42

Sweden's centre-right alliance wins re-election but loses its overall majority as the anti-immigrant far-right enters parliament for the first time.
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US slips in competitiveness poll

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 22:03
related countries: Singapore Singapore, United States United States

The United States has been overtaken by Sweden and Singapore in the World Economic Forum's competitiveness survey.
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European police in pirate raids

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 16:00

Premises across Europe, including a Swedish university, have been raided by police in a piracy crackdown
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Wikileaks rape inquiry reopened

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 10:50

Sweden's director of public prosecutions orders the reopening of a rape investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
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