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July 3, 1988
A Swedish police inspector suspected of having smuggled illegal eavesdropping equipment for a secret inquiry into the murder of Prime Minister Olof Palme in 1986 has been arrested, Swedish radio reported. It said Carl Ostling, 35, would be charged with having smuggled the equipment on behalf of Ebbe Carlsson, a publisher with close links to the ruling Social Democrats who led the abortive investigation.
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January 30, 2011 | By Paula L. Woods, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Three Seconds A Novel Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström Translated from the Swedish by Kari Dickson Silver Oak: 489 pp., $24.95 Appetites whetted by the astronomical success of Stieg Larsson's "Girl Who" series, publishers and readers alike are on the hunt for the Next Big Swedish Crime Novel. What gets glossed over in that quest is the fact that four Swedish writers ? Henning Mankell, Hakan Nesser, Ake Edwardson and Inger Frimansson? have toiled in the field for decades and produced among them nine powerful, award-winning books.
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NEWS
June 1, 1987
Two men were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of illegally exporting high-technology computer microprocessors and integrated circuits to Sweden and Poland. Marek Cieslak, 37, a Polish citizen, and Andrzej Schmidt, 38, a citizen of Canada, were arrested May 13 when they attempted to board a plane bound for Sweden at Los Angeles International Airport and $46,000 worth of microprocessors were found in their carry-on luggage.
NEWS
July 3, 1988
A Swedish police inspector suspected of having smuggled illegal eavesdropping equipment for a secret inquiry into the murder of Prime Minister Olof Palme in 1986 has been arrested, Swedish radio reported. It said Carl Ostling, 35, would be charged with having smuggled the equipment on behalf of Ebbe Carlsson, a publisher with close links to the ruling Social Democrats who led the abortive investigation.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 30, 2011 | By Paula L. Woods, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Three Seconds A Novel Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström Translated from the Swedish by Kari Dickson Silver Oak: 489 pp., $24.95 Appetites whetted by the astronomical success of Stieg Larsson's "Girl Who" series, publishers and readers alike are on the hunt for the Next Big Swedish Crime Novel. What gets glossed over in that quest is the fact that four Swedish writers ? Henning Mankell, Hakan Nesser, Ake Edwardson and Inger Frimansson? have toiled in the field for decades and produced among them nine powerful, award-winning books.
NEWS
June 1, 1987
Two men were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of illegally exporting high-technology computer microprocessors and integrated circuits to Sweden and Poland. Marek Cieslak, 37, a Polish citizen, and Andrzej Schmidt, 38, a citizen of Canada, were arrested May 13 when they attempted to board a plane bound for Sweden at Los Angeles International Airport and $46,000 worth of microprocessors were found in their carry-on luggage.
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