‘Marc Jacobs plagiarized my dad’s scarf’
Sweden

‘Marc Jacobs plagiarized my dad’s scarf’

A 55-year-old man from Arvika in western Sweden believes that he may own the rights to a scarf currently being marketed by top US fashion designer Marc Jacobs.

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Computer gaming sales up sharply

Swedish consumers purchased more than 7.6 million computer games in 2007, spending about 2.3 billion kronor ($3.6 million).

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Swedish inflation falls in January

Sweden’s rate of inflation fell to 3.2 percent for the month of January, down from 3.5 percent in December.

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Hospital in HIV needle mix up

A nurse at Sahlgrenska University Hospital has been found to have injected a patient with a syringe previously used on an HIV-infected patient.

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University returns Aboriginal remains to Australia

Sweden's Lund University on Tuesday returned to Australia the remains of two Aborigines that had been in its possession since the end of the 19th century, the university said.

Reinfeldt, Obama…and Bush
Sweden

Reinfeldt, Obama…and Bush

Social democratic editor Eric Sundström examines Fredrik Reinfeldt's recent expression of support for Barack Obama.

Identity of murdered girl remains uncertain
Sweden

Identity of murdered girl remains uncertain

Police have not yet been able to confirm the identity of a young woman found murdered in Mora in central Sweden on Monday.

Bildt welcomes Castro resignation
Sweden

Bildt welcomes Castro resignation

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Tuesday that Fidel Castro's decision to give up Cuba's presidency would give rise to the possibility of the island nation shifting towards democracy.

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Parents’ crime costs man prison warden job

A man was forced to resign from his job as a prison warden after his parents were convicted of unlawfully selling alcohol from their home.

No NHL comeback for Forsberg
Sweden

No NHL comeback for Forsberg

Swedish hockey star Peter Forsberg has decided against attempting a return to professional hockey this spring due to continued problems with his foot.

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Swedish bread war rises again

The Pågen bakery company is again suing competitor Wasabröd over the latter’s claim that it produces Sweden’s most nutritious bread.

Swedish aid to Iraqi ’emigrant’ entrepreneurs
Sweden

Swedish aid to Iraqi ’emigrant’ entrepreneurs

Iraqis who leave Sweden to start a business in their homeland can receive financing from Swedfund, Sweden’s state venture capital fund.