Sweden News

Sunken Ferry Investigation: Official Report Still Holds

HELSINKI (AP) — The Estonian and Swedish accident investigation boards said Tuesday that a research expedition earlier this year to the wreck of a ferry that sank in the Baltic Sea 27 years ago hasn’t provided new evidence contradicting the …

Storm Disrupts Traffic, Electricity in Sweden

A storm ravaging southwestern Sweden has cut off the electricity supply to some 12,000 homes and has disrupted ferry services between Sweden and Germany. Ferry operator Scandlines said Sunday it has canceled its operations between Swedish town Trelleborg and Sassnitz …

Swedish Nuclear Reactor Closed After Fire

A nuclear reactor in southern Sweden has been shut down after a fire at the plant. Plant operator OKG’s spokesman Anders Ostberg says a fire started in a turbine hall of Reactor 2 around midnight Saturday but was quickly extinguished …