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Forsmark improves safety but more needed: IAEA

The UN's nuclear watchdog on Thursday noted improved security measures at a problem-prone nuclear plant in Sweden, but recommended a number of other steps to increase safety further.

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Something for the Weekend: NaxXxos, Fröken, Montys Loco

Something for the weekend:Five Stockholm club tips, Strindberg-inspired dance in Gothenburg, pop duo Montys Loco in Malmö.

Big-boned Swedish women surprise researchers

Big-boned Swedish women surprise researchers

Researchers have been surprised to find that Swedish women have more powerful bones than their American counterparts.

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Man gulps his way out of drunk driving citation

A suspected drunk driver with a blood alcohol level ten times over the legal limit was released after asserting that he tossed back a bottle of whiskey and several beers only after arriving home.

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January retail sales up 4.8 percent

Swedes haven't yet let concerns about the economy dampen their consumption, with retail sales figures for January up 4.8 percent compared with a year ago.

Bikini baron in football club bid

Bikini baron in football club bid

Sweden's self-styled king of swimwear Panos Papadopoulos is in negotiations with football club Ljungskile over a possible name change.

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Girl made up story about abduction

The ten-year-old girl who claimed she was kidnapped and then pushed into the water in central Stockholm has admitted she was lying.

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Ryanair on Swedish consumers’ ‘black list’

Discount airline Ryanair flouts rulings by Sweden’s National Board for Consumer Complaints (ARN) more than any other company.

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Terror suspects arrested in Sweden

Swedish security service Säpo has arrested three men in Stockholm suspected of preparing terrorist acts and financing terrorism.

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Boy dies in Alpine accident

A 14-year-old Czech boy has died after a collision with a Swedish man on a ski slope in Austria's Badgastein resort.

Government recruitment shrouded in secrecy

Government recruitment shrouded in secrecy

The Swedish government has failed in its commitment to adopt an open appointment process when recruiting top-level civil servants, TV4 reports.

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Luxury hotel in pattern theft row

A new luxury hotel in Stockholm may have to replace 3,000 square metres of wall-to-wall carpets following accusations of intellectual property theft, Metro reports.