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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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AC Milan sign Ibrahimovic on loan

Sunday, August 29th 2010, 10:42

AC Milan agree deal to sign Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on a season-long loan from Barcelona.
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Test 'can predict C-section need'

Saturday, August 28th 2010, 23:17
related places: A

A test which could stop women labouring for hours in the hope of a "normal" birth only to end up with a Caesarean section has been developed in Sweden.
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Sweden justifies Assange warrant

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 15:08

Swedish prosecutors defend their decision to issue then withdraw a warrant against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on rape charges.
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Wikileaks rape warrant cancelled

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 16:02
related places: An

An arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on rape accusations is abruptly cancelled by Swedish authorities just hours after it was issued.
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Wikileaks founder accused of rape

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 11:22

Swedish officials say they have issued an arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on accusations of rape and molestation.
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No refuge

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 11:10

Plight of Iraqis facing deportation, instead of asylum, in Sweden
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Driver faces world-record fine after Swiss speeding

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 22:49
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A Swedish man who was caught by Swiss police driving at 290km/h is facing a world-record speeding fine of SFr1.08m ($1m; £656,000).
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Sorry Scotland beaten in Sweden

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 20:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Craig Levein suffers his first defeat as Scotland coach as Zlatan Ibrahimovic inspires Sweden to a comfortable win.
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Gay powers past Bolt in Stockholm

Friday, August 6th 2010, 19:20
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica
related places: Stockholm

Tyson Gay hands Usain Bolt only his second professional 100m defeat with the American winning in 9.84 seconds at Stockholm's Diamond League meeting.
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Baltic divers come up with 'world's oldest champagne'

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 15:43
related countries: France France

Swedish divers find 30 bottles of champagne in a shipwreck believed to date from before the French Revolution in 1789.
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Empty pockets

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 13:46

Sweden weighs benefits of ditching cash
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Volvo calls for emission openness

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 15:04

The Swedish carmaker Volvo calls for greater openness about all harmful emissions from cars, not just CO2.
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Swedish feminists burn cash to protest against unequal pay

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 14:06

A Swedish feminist party burns cash in protest against unequal pay for women ahead of September elections.
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Sweden's princess weds commoner

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 20:28
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Stockholm is set for one of its biggest ever public celebrations as Crown Princess Victoria weds her former personal trainer.
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Royal wedding

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 20:24
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria marries trainer
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