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Volvo boosts resurgent stock exchange

The Stockholm stock exchange continued its recent upsurge on Wednesday despite a recession warning from the head of the US Federal Reserve.

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Man with millions of child porn pictures jailed

A 59-year-old man in Sweden accused of having two to three million child porn pictures was sentenced Wednesday to six months in jail by a court in the eastern town of Nyköping, news agency TT reports.

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Go See The Blue Koala

English-speaking theatre goers in Stockholm can treat themselves to something relatively rare this month at the Boulevard Theatre on Södermalm: live theatre in English.

Possible Arboga murder weapon found

Possible Arboga murder weapon found

Police believe they have found the weapon which was used in the murder of two toddlers and the attempted murder of their mother in Arboga two weeks ago.

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My love affair with a dental technician

A relationship with a dental technician is inherently erotic, writes columnist David Bartal, but it can be hard to maintain when the love has gone.

Academics slam state history agency

Academics slam state history agency

A group of irate Swedish academics have penned a stinging critique of Sweden's Living History Forum, a state agency that they claim enables any sitting government to treat history as an ideological weapon.

State should evacuate Swedes from overseas disasters

State should evacuate Swedes from overseas disasters

The Swedish state should be responsible for evacuating Swedes from major catastrophes which occur outside of the country, like the 2004 tsunami or the war in Lebanon in 2006.

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Vin & Sprit sale boosts government privatizations

Sweden's hugely successful sale of its crown jewel Absolut vodka has given the centre-right government's ambitious privatization programme a shot in the arm, but shaky financial markets could thwart the remaining sales.

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Swedish opposition to Nato shrinking

More Swedes than in years past want their country to join Nato, but a majority remain opposed to the idea.

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Rival girl gangs in violent clash

A 15-year-old girl was taken to hospital for treatment following a fight between two rival gangs of teenage girls at a subway station in Stockholm on Tuesday evening.

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Mentally disabled woman sold for sex

A 30-year-old man from Norrköping in eastern Sweden has been jailed for eighteen months for selling the sexual services of his mentally disabled girlfriend.