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Swedish prosecutor reviewing witness accounts in Assange case

Swedish prosecutor reviewing witness accounts in Assange case

The Swedish prosecutor investigating a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday she had interviewed seven witnesses, including two not previously heard ...

Lawmakers: Britain must ensure Assange faces any Swedish charges

Lawmakers: Britain must ensure Assange faces any Swedish charges

Seventy British lawmakers urged the government on Saturday to prioritize WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to Sweden if prosecutors reopen an investigation of an alleged rape there.

Labour minister meets Swedish delegation

Labour minister meets Swedish delegation

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Yousef bin Mohamed al-Othman Fakhro on Monday met the First Deputy Speaker of the Swedish House of Representatives Asa Lindestam ...

Swedish student Greta's climate 'school strike' goes global

Swedish student Greta's climate 'school strike' goes global

Students around the world are expected to skip school on March 15 in order to demonstrate against climate change, taking their cue from Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg ...

Swedish student leader wins EU pledge to spend billions on climate

Swedish student leader wins EU pledge to spend billions on climate

The European Union should spend hundreds of billions of euros combating climate change during the next decade, its chief executive said on Thursday, responding to a Swedish teen ...

Police believe stolen 17th-century Swedish crowns and orb recovered

Police believe stolen 17th-century Swedish crowns and orb recovered

The trial into the theft of an orb and two 17th-century royal funeral crowns from a Swedish cathedral took an unexpected turn on Tuesday, amid reports that some of the missing items have been found.

Swedish EU minister says Brexit deal non-negotiable

Swedish EU minister says Brexit deal non-negotiable

Britain's agreement on leaving the European Union is non-negotiable, Sweden's EU minister said on Wednesday, underlining the problems UK Prime Minister Theresa May ...

Plans underway for opening of Doha Fintech Hub, says Swedish envoy

Plans underway for opening of Doha Fintech Hub, says Swedish envoy

Plans are in the pipeline for the opening of a ‘Doha Fintech Hub’, which resulted from meetings between Swedish financial technology (fintech) institutions ...

Volvo warns some truck and bus engines may exceed emission limits

Volvo warns some truck and bus engines may exceed emission limits

Swedish truckmaker Volvo warned on Tuesday that an emissions control component used in its vehicles was degrading more quickly than expected, which could cause engines to exceed emission limits ...

Swedish cenbank keeps rates unchanged and lowers rate path

Swedish cenbank keeps rates unchanged and lowers rate path

Postpones forecast for rate hikes; cites Brexit for increasing economic uncertainty

230 Swedish SAS flights cancelled as labour talks with pilots fail

230 Swedish SAS flights cancelled as labour talks with pilots fail

Scandinavian airline SAS said 230 flights were cancelled on Monday, affecting 27,000 passengers, after new efforts failed to end a strike by Sweden-based pilots over wages.

British rock band Viola Beach reported killed in Swedish car crash

British rock band Viola Beach reported killed in Swedish car crash

Britain's Foreign Office said five men, which Swedish media reported were the four members and manager of the rock band Viola Beach, were killed when their car crashed in Sweden.