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Swede dies in skiing accident

A 44-year-old Swedish woman has died from injuries sustained in a collision with a 41-year-old German man on a ski slope at the Saalbach-Hinterglemm resort in Austria.

‘Polar bear’ activists invade airport

‘Polar bear’ activists invade airport

Stockholm's Bromma Airport was invaded on Friday afternoon by environmental activists posing as polar bears.

Prince and Village People to sue Pirate Bay in Sweden

Prince and Village People to sue Pirate Bay in Sweden

Prince and the Village People plan to take Swedish website The Pirate Bay to court for allowing users to download their songs without permission -- if they can work out who to sue, their lawyer said on Friday.

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Sweden named most innovative country

Sweden has once again topped a survey measuring innovation performance among several industrialized countries, but a top official from Sweden’s innovation community cautioned against reading too much into the figures.

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School bus in serious collision

A school bus carrying 20 passengers has collided with a truck outside Umeå in northern Sweden.

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Swedish star Lundqvist signs six-year deal with Rangers

Swedish goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has signed a six-year, multi-million dollar contract with the New York Rangers, the National Hockey League club announced on Thursday.

Moped gang goes to court

Moped gang goes to court

Five youths have been indicted on trespassing charges in connection with the emotive Rödeby shooting in southern Sweden.

Mixed reactions to Beltran verdict and interest rate rise

Mixed reactions to Beltran verdict and interest rate rise

Sweden Says: David Landes scans press reactions to two decisions this week that took commentators by surprise: a guilty verdict in the Tito Beltran rape case and a Riksbank interest rate hike.

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Serial rape suspect remanded in custody

A 24-year-old man has been remanded in custody in Stockholm on suspicion of raping three women and attempting to rape two others.

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Swedish pop, photo art and Marilyn Monroe: What’s on in Sweden

Something for the weekend:Marilyn exhibition in Gothenburg, Lykke Li in Stockholm, Erwin Wurm in Malmö

Sweden rises in OECD ranking

Sweden rises in OECD ranking

Sweden has moved up to a ninth place tie with Denmark in the 2007 prosperity rankings by the Organization for Economic Growth and Development (OECD).

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Unheard cases pile up in Swedish courts

Sweden’s district courts are suffering from an increased workload despite receiving additional money and staff.

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Pessimism rises among Swedish store owners

Confidence in the development of retail sales is at a record low among Sweden’s merchants.

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New sales record for Ikea

Ikea increased its sales for the 2006-2007 fiscal year to a new record of 186 billion kronor ($29.2 billion).