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Why newsrooms gobbled up the fake story about floundering nationalists

Nope: No crew of hapless Lega Nord members had to be rescued from a failed expedition across the Mediterranean.

Dear journalist colleagues, this is why we shouldn't publish stories based on anonymous web comments

Sure, the story's awesome. But the only actual source is about as reliable as what you might find written on the face of a drunk guy at t...

The first casualty of war

The growing tension between the Ukraine and Russia has drawn the world’s attention to Crimea.

Vaccine against allergies may have been found

Swedish scientists have made a groundbreaking discovery which could eradicate allergies for good. ”If the hypothesis is valid we could be...

Fake murder story on Facebook

The Facebook post about Marcia Karlsson’s murder by her immigrant ex-boyfriend spread like wildfire yesterday. But, Marcia Karlsson never...

Google's ad boss Susan Wojcicki: "We’re creating the future"

The Google ad boss and world’s most powerful advertising executive describes to Metro how to make adverts work in a digital, user-generat...

Woman assaulted with kebab roll

A Swedish woman was beat so badly with her boyfriend's choice of nightly snack that her lip split.

Woman pulls knife over choice of music

Ever been so cheezed off with the music at your local club that you literally wanted to copy The Smiths and ” Hang the dj ” ? One Swedish...

Meatballs? No, meat squares!

Forget smooth, round Swedish meatballs. In an effort to stave wrist injuries and save time, a Swedish high school is now serving square m...

Veronika – the end of the story

”Jack, my friend, I have something you need to see, about who Veronika Larsson really is.

Secret identity blown after plea on Facebook

A man was searching for his children using Facebook. Thanks to helpful people he found them – and their mother, who had secret and protec...

Who is Veronika?

For six years, the young Swede Veronika Larsson used social media to get into political discussions, books, respected newspapers and casu...

HRH Princess Madeleine expecting

Princess Madeleine and Mr. Christopher O'Neill are expecting their first child, the royal family announced today.

Swedes criticize American Apparel for sexist ads

Clothing brand American Apparel receives severe criticism in Sweden, for sexist marketing. The male model showing a unisex shirt wears it...

Organisations rage against Eurovision slogan

"We are one". That is the slogan of this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Several organisations dispute this and are planning protest acti...

Swedish police find drugs in Justin Bieber's tour bus

The Swedish police have found narcotics in the tour bus of Justin Bieber, the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet reports.  It was before the J...

Model agencies scouted anorexia clinics

Lotta Bergseth Christina Lillman-Ringbor, care coordinator.

Swedish firm redefines high definition video

Camera operators with shaky hands can breathe a sigh of relief – Uppsala-based company Imint is developing a program to automatically cor...