Danish court delivers blow to Pirate Bay
Sweden

Danish court delivers blow to Pirate Bay

A Danish court has forced Tele2 Denmark to stop internet users from accessing the Swedish file sharing site Pirate Bay.

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Sweden

Riksbank may put off rate hike

Despite Sweden’s strong economy, concerns about international economic conditions suggest that the Riksbank might wait before raising interest rates further.

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Sweden

Ericsson ‘broke stock exchange rules’

An initial investigation by the Stockholm stock exchange has found that Ericsson broke its listing agreement with the exchange by inappropriately making public price-sensitive information.

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Germany

Shorten child allowances, plan to stop poverty

In the fight to end child poverty, the centre-left SPD wants to shorten the tax exemption for dependent children. The SPD suggests using the money raised to pay for measures such as school meals.

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Sweden

Sports digest: Hurdler Kallur raises the bar

Sports Digest is The Local's weekly roundup of what's happening in Swedish sport.

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Germany

Kate Winslet accepts lead role in The Reader

Kate Winslet has accepted the lead role in a film based on best-selling German novel The Reader.

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Germany

Huge fire breaks out in Ludwigshafen

Nine people – including five children and a pregnant woman – died after an apartment building in the western city of Ludwigshafen burst into flames on Sunday night. About 60 people were injured.

Government proposes internet access to patient files
Sweden

Government proposes internet access to patient files

Suggested changes to Swedish medical data laws would allow patients to access their files over the internet.

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Sweden

‘Chippen’ Wilhelmsson loaned to Deportivo

Bolton's Sweden international midfielder Christian 'Chippen' Wilhelmsson has been loaned to Deportivo La Coruna till the end of the season, the Spanish first division club said.

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Sweden

Sebastian Larsson on target for Birmingham

Birmingham City were stunned on Saturday when a man sharing the name of their local rivals cost them two points and bagged a 1-1 draw for rock-bottom Derby at St Andrews.

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Sweden

Gas leak in central Gothenburg

A work crew struck an underground gas line near Kungstorget in Central Gothenburg on Monday morning.

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Sweden

Ibrahimovic nets again in controversial Inter win

Inter coach Roberto Mancini admitted his side did not deserve the penalty that earned them a 1-0 victory over plucky Empoli at the San Siro on Sunday.

Swedish unions bleed members
Sweden

Swedish unions bleed members

Sweden's two main employees' federations suffered a 12 percent drop in membership in 2007.

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Sweden

Drunk crew members stall take-off

A cargo plane has been blocked from taking off from Malmö Airport after two crew members were found to be under the influence of alcohol on Monday morning.

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Sweden

Seven indicted over internet narcotics operation

Seven men are to be indicted on Monday on serious narcotics charges following an investigation by Swedish police into the large-scale sale of prescription drugs over the internet.

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Sweden

Relatives arrested over girl’s death

Two men have been held in connection with the death of a 16-year-old girl in Malmö.