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‘Send in the clones’

The issue of cloning in agriculture is always guaranteed to stir up emotions, but the technology actually offers us better meat and healthier animals, argues Waldemar Ingdahl of the Eudoxa think-tank.

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Stowaway ‘mini thieves’ bag bus loot

A criminal network consisting of at least one person of very short stature is believed to be behind a recent spate of robberies on Swedish buses.

Beltran released ahead of rape verdict

Beltran released ahead of rape verdict

Opera singer Tito Beltran has been released by Ystad District Court on Monday at the end of his trial on rape charges.

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Man ‘lured young girls into internet sex’

A Malmö man who used young girls to stimulate his sexual desires has been indicted in Gothenburg on several charges of sexual exploitation of minors.

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Prosecutor wants to see Beltran behind bars

The trial of opera star Tito Beltran ended today in Ystad with the prosecuting attorney calling for a minimum sentence of two years in prison.

Sports digest: Ibrahimovic double rescues Inter

Sports digest: Ibrahimovic double rescues Inter

Sports Digest is The Local's roundup of what's happening in Swedish sport.

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Nordea: Swedish economy cooling off

For the first time in four years, economic growth in Sweden has fallen below three percent.

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Swede to take the helm at Save the Children charity

The secretary general of Sweden’s chapter of Save the Children (Rädda Barnen) has been tapped to take over as chair of the organization’s international secretariat in London.

Support rises for new nuclear plants in Sweden

Support rises for new nuclear plants in Sweden

A new opinion poll shows that 48 percent of Swedes support the building of new nuclear power plants.

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Analysts: No interest rate hike in February

The Riksbank is likely to leave interest rates unchanged in February, according to a Reuters poll of Swedish analysts.

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Suicide suspected as car rams police station

One person was found dead on Sunday evening after a car rammed a police station in Eskilstuna.