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Powerful explosion rocks Swedish police station

2017-10-18 19:30

A powerful explosion has destroyed the entrance to a police station in the southern Swedish city of Helsingborg in an attack authorities linked to their fight against organised crime.

Police find decapitated head of Swedish journalist

2017-10-07 15:16

Danish police say divers have recovered the decapitated head and the legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who vanished in August while interviewing a Danish inventor aboard his homemade submarine.

British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

2017-10-05 13:42

British author Kazuo Ishiguro, best known for his novel 'The Remains of the Day', has won the Nobel Literature Prize, the Swedish Academy has said.

The Nobel Prizes in numbers

2017-09-28 13:34

How many people have won a Nobel Prize? Who was the oldest winner? How much do they win?

Policeman stabbed in Stockholm, suspect arrested

2017-09-01 05:29

A Swedish policeman was stabbed in a bustling Stockholm square on Thursday, with nothing to indicate it was a terror attack, police said.

Danish submarine inventor 'buried Swedish journalist's body at sea'

2017-08-21 21:45

A Danish inventor accused of killing a Swedish journalist on board his homemade submarine has claims she died in an accident before he dumped her body in the sea, Danish police say.

Volvo to go all-electric: Every new model 'to feature an EV'

2017-07-05 08:53

'Every new Volvo launched from 2019 onwards will feature an electric motor,' says the Swedish automaker as it announces its new electric car focus.

Van rams cab in Stockholm, truck driver flees

2017-06-13 11:47

A van driver has fled after ramming his vehicle into a cab in Stockholm, Swedish police say.

Autonomous Volvo Trucks – Refuse handling like you've never seen it before

2017-05-18 11:51

A collaboration between Volvo Trucks and the Swedish waste management company Renova are testing how autonomous trucks can contribute to a safer, more efficient refuse handling and a better working environ

3 men convicted in Swedish rape streamed live on Facebook

2017-04-25 17:01

A Swedish court has sentenced three men for participating in a gang rape that was streamed live on a Facebook group.

 

Volvo's Polestar set to unveil electric performance model

2017-10-13 09:38

Polestar, Volvo's performance arm, will reveal its future as a standalone Electric Performance brand as well as its first model.

Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

2017-10-06 11:13

Nuclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran.

Sweden grants temporary asylum to 106-year-old Afghan woman

2017-10-04 21:11

A Swedish administrative court says a 106-year-old Afghan woman who made a perilous journey to Europe in 2015, carried by her son and grandson through mountains, deserts and forests, has been granted temporary asylum in Sweden.

106-year-old Afghan woman faces deportation from Sweden

2017-09-04 21:32

A 106-year-old Afghan woman who made a perilous journey to Europe, carried by her son and grandson through mountains, deserts and forests, is facing deportation from Sweden after her asylum application was rejected.

Police: DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist

2017-08-23 09:27

Danish police say a DNA test from a headless torso found in the Baltic Sea matches with missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on a private submarine.

Driver mistakes pedals, car hits crowd in Sweden; 3 hurt

2017-08-09 08:29

Police in Sweden say a car has rammed into people outside a health centre in southern Stockholm, injuring three seriously, in what seems to be an accident.

US releases photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept

2017-06-23 18:18

The U.S. European Command has released dramatic photos of a Russian jet coming within a few feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance jet over the Baltic Sea in a maneuver that has been criticized as unsafe

Swedish prosecutor drops rape probe against WikiLeaks's Assange

2017-05-19 11:41

Swedish prosecutors dropped a seven-year rape investigation into Julian Assange, a legal victory for the WikiLeaks founder who has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012.

Swedish cows in a great moooo-d

2017-04-29 22:08

Tens of thousands of people across Sweden flock to watch cows released to their summer pastures at the end of the winter.

90 years of Volvo: New SA-bound XC60

2017-04-18 12:53

Founded in 1927, Volvo is celebrating its 90th birthday with start of production of its new SA-bound XC60 SUV in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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