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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.

Russia: All St Petersburg metro bombing suspects from Central Asia

2017-04-11 22:34

Russia's security chief has said all those detained over the St Petersburg metro bombing originate from Central Asia, urging tighter migration controls.

Sweden silence for truck attack victims

2017-04-10 23:06

Swedes have observed a minute of silence across the country for the victims of last week's truck attack by a Uzbek man whom police believe was a jihadist sympathiser.

Sweden: Truck attack suspect interested in ISIS, residency rejected

2017-04-09 14:25

The suspected Stockholm truck attacker had shown interest in extremist groups and had his permanent residency application rejected in June 2016, Swedish police say.

Swedish authorities say truck attack suspect held

2017-04-08 10:30

A Swedish prosecutor says a person has been formally identified as a suspect "of terrorist offences by murder" by driving a hijacked truck into a crowd of pedestrians, killing four people and wounding 15 others.

Man confesses to Stockholm truck attack - reports

2017-04-07 21:23

Reports say a man is being held after confessing to the truck attack in Stockholm, Sweden, in which four people were killed and 12 injured.

Sweden: Large beer truck used in Stockholm attack

2017-04-07 17:25

A large beer truck was used in what Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has called a terror attack in Stockholm. At least two people died when the truck smashed into an upmarket department store.

 

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.

Stockholm attack suspect admits to 'terror crime'

2017-04-11 12:46

Suspected Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov has admitted to committing a "terrorist crime" by mowing down pedestrians on a busy street, killing four people and injuring 15 others.

Britain names man killed in Stockholm attack

2017-04-09 19:43

The British government has named a British man killed in the Stockholm truck attack as Chris Bevington, 41.

Truck attack angers Swedes, raises questions about policies

2017-04-09 09:39

One brutal attack by a man who drove a stolen truck into shoppers in Stockholm has brought Sweden's open-door immigration policies under increased scrutiny

Witnesses describe terror, panic after Stockholm attack

2017-04-07 22:21

Witnesses have described scenes of terror and panic after a beer truck which had been hijacked, ploughed down a pedestrian street in Stockholm, Sweden, before crashing into an upmarket store.

Hijacked truck used in Stockholm attack

2017-04-07 20:32

The beer truck which was used to plough into an upscale department store in Stockholm, Sweden, was hijacked earlier in the day, police say.

Deliberate attack in Sweden as truck ploughs into crowd

2017-04-07 16:16

A truck that drove into a crowd of people outside a busy department store in central Stockholm was a deliberate attack, Swedish intelligence agency Sapo says.

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