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Inspectors attacked at rogue doc’s surgery
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Inspectors attacked at rogue doc’s surgery

Inspectors who were sent to shut down a doctor’s surgery in Gothenburg were physically attacked and fled the premises to get help from the police. READ  

Weather
Sweden braces for ten centimetres of snow
Kiruna, in far northern Sweden, has already been hit by snow this season. Photo: TT

Sweden braces for ten centimetres of snow

Sweden's weather agency has warned that up to ten centimetres of snow are on the way for Sweden. READ  

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CurrencyFair: Why it pays when making overseas transfers
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CurrencyFair: Why it pays when making overseas transfers

Tired of losing money when you send cash back home? Join other expats in Sweden who avoid bank fees and hidden charges by sending money internationally with CurrencyFair, an online marketplace where secure transactions are faster and cheaper. READ  

Weather
Sweden warned for heavy autumn rainfall
Malmö was hit by storms in late August. Photo: TT

Sweden warned for heavy autumn rainfall

Sweden's weather agency has issued a warning for wild weather, which is set to dump 40 millilitres of rain in just 24 hours. READ  

Business & Money
Sweden close to being a cashless society
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Sweden close to being a cashless society

Four out of five purchases in Sweden are made electronically or by debit card. With the development of cheaper technology, the country is moving towards a cash free society, according to a new report. READ  

National
Man falls into lake while texting on his phone
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Man falls into lake while texting on his phone

A man in his fifties was plucked out of the cool waters of Lake Mälaren in Västerås in eastern Sweden on Sunday after he fell in while texting on his phone. READ  

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Ten Skåne start-ups to watch in 2015
Media Evolution is an influential media cluster in Malmö, home to many startups and a meeting place for entrepreneurs. Photo: Sebastian Borg

Ten Skåne start-ups to watch in 2015

Skåne, the southernmost region of Sweden, is bursting with brainwaves and is quickly becoming a hub for international innovation. Here are ten start-ups ready to change the world. READ  

International
Scientists warn over long wait for Nobel prize

Scientists warn over long wait for Nobel prize

Scientists have warned that awarding Nobel prizes decades after the original scientific discovery could lead to irrelevance, as ageing researchers miss out on their turn to get the call from Sweden. READ  

National
Sweden's benefit agency site restored
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Sweden's benefit agency site restored

UPDATED: Sweden's Social Insurance Agency website is working again after being out of action since Monday. READ  

National
Swedish teenagers abused on Secret app
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Swedish teenagers abused on Secret app

Swedish police are struggling to know what to do with a new batch of criminal reports filed by teenagers upset about a controversial app that allows users to post comments and pictures anonymously. READ  

National
Swedish man beats bus in video challenge

Swedish man beats bus in video challenge

UPDATED: A Swedish runner who filmed himself beating his bus in Sundbyberg in north west Stockholm over the weekend is now planning a similar challenge on the capital's Metro system. READ  

Tech
World car record on Malmö bridge

World car record on Malmö bridge

The longest electric car parade on a bridge between two countries was formed on the Öresund Bridge between Sweden and Denmark on Sunday, with environmental campaigners breaking several other world records in the process. READ  

Analysis
'Evolution' for Sweden's crowd-funding scene
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'Evolution' for Sweden's crowd-funding scene

The Local checks out crowd-funding in Sweden as US giant Kickstarter announces plans to launch in Scandinavia. READ  

Sweden earthquake 'was strongest in 100 years'
The town of Mora, near where the earthquake hit. Photo: Shutterstock

Sweden earthquake 'was strongest in 100 years'

An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale shook parts of central Sweden on Monday and experts have revealed it was the strongest in a century. READ  

Tech
Microsoft in talks to buy Swedish game maker
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Microsoft in talks to buy Swedish game maker

Microsoft is in talks to buy the Swedish company behind the popular Minecraft video game, say reports. READ  

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