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Sex photos cause political row

An exhibition of graphic sex photos have caused a political row in a Swedish town.

Storms and snow forecast

Storms and snow forecast

Winds approaching storm force are expected to draw in over Sweden as an intense low pressure belt hits the south and west of the country on Thursday, according to meteorological agency SMHI.

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Police thwart remote-control bank heist

Without masks or guns, a group of robbers attempted to steal millions of kronor from a Swedish bank by hijacking one of its computers, only to be foiled by an alert employee, police said on Wednesday.

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Volvo to use new Indian facility as Asian export hub

Swedish vehicle giant Volvo plans to turn a new Indian manufacturing facility into a low-cost export hub to tap rising Asian demand for public bus transport, the company said on Wednesday.

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SMS lenders face court setback

Companies which lend money via SMS have been told by Sweden's consumer ombudsman to review the fees they charge borrowers. The ombudsman's order follows a ruling by the Swedish Market Court in which lender Mobillån Sverige was banned from charging fees that exceeded the cost of a loan.

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Teetotallers ban ‘gay sermon’ preacher

Controversial pentecostalist pastor Åke Green has been barred from membership in Sweden's largest sobriety movement as a result of his views on homosexuals.

Princess recovers after food poisoning

Princess recovers after food poisoning

Princess Lilian was recovering in hospital on Wednesday morning after suffering a bout of food poisoning.

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House surrounded after shooting

Police have surrounded a house in Sollefteå in northern Sweden after a man was injured in a shooting incident on Wednesday morning.

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Chinese officials in Sweden ‘tried to stop’ dance show

Politicians in Stockholm and Linköping have accused the Chinese embassy of attempting to block a musical show set to hit Swedish shores this spring.

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Social Democrats opt for Östros

Thomas Östros has been elected new economic policy spokesman for the Social Democrats following a meeting of the party's parliamentary group on Tuesday.