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Demonstrators rally outside Chinese embassy in Stockholm

Some 50 protesters demonstrated outside China's embassy in Stockholm on Monday to denounce Beijing's crackdown on demonstrations against its controversial rule in Tibet.

Debt agency makes spacewalk seem like a cakewalk

Debt agency makes spacewalk seem like a cakewalk

A simple drive around metropolitan Stockholm nearly two years ago continues to cause headaches for Sweden’s first astronaut, Christer Fuglesang.

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Convicted sex offender leaves second academic post

A professor previously convicted for sexual molestation has resigned from his position at Södra Älvsborg hospital in western Sweden.

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Thai suspect wanted for murder of Swede

Thai police are hunting a 31-year-old old man for the murder of a 26-year-old Swedish women stabbed to death on the resort island of Phuket on Saturday.

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Tough day for Stockholm stock exchange

Drops in Asian markets and the continued concern over credit markets sent the Stockholm and other European stock exchanges down sharply on Monday.

‘Day and night I think of Alicia’

‘Day and night I think of Alicia’

A Swedish mother has offered $10,000 for information about the whereabouts of her 6-year-old daughter whom the woman believes was abducted by her estranged boyfriend.

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Swedish hybrid car research moves into high gear

The Swedish Energy Agency is teaming up with Swedish vehicle manufacturers and energy companies to accelerate the development of plug-in hybrid cars that can be charged directly from any wall socket.

Österlen: The jewel of the south

Österlen: The jewel of the south

With Easter fast approaching, Peter Vinthagen Simpson travels to Österlen in southern Sweden, where the annual Open Studio Week kicks off the holiday season this Good Friday.

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ABBA drummer found dead in pool of blood

Ola Brunkert, a session musician who recorded and toured with the Swedish pop group ABBA, has been found dead at his home in Spain after apparently falling from a window, police said Monday.

Dollar falls below six kronor mark

Dollar falls below six kronor mark

The dollar temporarily fell below the six kronor in morning trading before returning to just above six kronor per dollar.

Return of snow causes traffic delays

Return of snow causes traffic delays

Winter made a belated return to western Sweden on Monday morning with snow causing major traffic problems.

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Study: Doctors too generous with sick leave

Many doctors agree to sign sick notes for patients who wish to go on sick leave despite not always believing their claims to be justified, a new study has shown.

Rookie Friberg secures shock tour victory

Rookie Friberg secures shock tour victory

Sweden's Louise Friberg fired a final round seven-under 65 as she rallied from a 10-shot deficit to capture the LPGA's MasterCard Classic in Mexico City on Sunday.