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Activists invade airport runway

A group of activists penetrated the perimeter at Stockholm’s Bromma airport, holding up flights on Tuesday afternoon.

Killer slug question divides Riksdag

Killer slug question divides Riksdag

Coming up with measures to combat unemployment is easy. But what is the government to do about those killer slugs?

Campogiani witness: ‘I’ve lied about everything’

Campogiani witness: ‘I’ve lied about everything’

A 16-year-old boy stunned the Stockholm Court of Appeals on Tuesday when he confessed to lying to police and in court about what he saw of the fatal beating of 16-year-old Riccardo Campogiani last October.

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Swedish football at a crossroads

His first visit to a Swedish football match left David Bartram wondering what Sweden needs to do to stamp out its problems with hooliganism.

Spring budget predicts lower growth

Spring budget predicts lower growth

The Swedish government, citing financial market turbulence, sharply revised down its 2008 growth forecast on Tuesday, predicting momentum of 2.1 percent rather than 3.2 percent announced late last year.

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AstraZeneca settles with Indian drugmaker

Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca said Tuesday it had agreed to a deal that would enable top Indian generic drug firm Ranbaxy to produce its own version of heartburn treatment Nexium from 2014.

China, Reinfeldt, and the Olympics: a real mouthful

China, Reinfeldt, and the Olympics: a real mouthful

Social democratic newspaper editor Eric Sundström hopes Fredrik Reinfeldt at least says something about human rights and the Olympics during the Prime Minister’s visit to China.

Sweden: a nation of dog lovers

Sweden: a nation of dog lovers

Life is pretty rosy when viewed through the eyes of a dog fortunate enough to grow up in Sweden, writes René Rice.

Bildt seeks to expand Middle East cooperation

Bildt seeks to expand Middle East cooperation

During a visit to the Middle East last week, Foreign Minister Carl Bildt launched several initiatives to “stabilize” the region, marking a possible shift in Sweden’s traditionally cautious, “two-steps forward, one-step back” approach to Middle Eastern conflicts, writes Rami Abdelrahman.

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Man ‘trashed’ in failed Santa imitation

If Santa can make it down a chimney, then I can probably manage a garbage chute. Or so a 20-year-old Swedish man might have been thinking when he tried to surprise his sister early Tuesday morning.

Crowd trouble mars Stockholm derby

Crowd trouble mars Stockholm derby

Hammarby and AIK played out a 1-1 draw in this season's first Stockholm derby on Monday night in a match that was marred by crowd trouble.