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State to use old couple’s cash to pay thieves’ debts

It may seem obvious that a robber’s loot be returned to its rightful owner once the crook is apprehended.

Swedish study: drummers more intelligent

Swedish study: drummers more intelligent

People with a knack for holding a steady beat score higher on intelligence tests, a new study has shown.

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Woman arrested in connection with Albanian murders

A 44-year-old woman arrested in Borås on Wednesday is wanted in Albania for two murders and two cases of attempted murder, Borås Tidning reports.

Police to focus on unsolved murders

Police to focus on unsolved murders

A remand hearing for the man who has admitted to the murder of 10-year-old Engla Juncosa Höglund has been scheduled for Friday afternoon.

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Weekend Gothenburg tips

Looking for somewhere to go out in Gothenburg this weekend? Monthly has done the reconnaissance (Click links for more information)

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Stockholm clubs and concerts: Thursday – Saturday

Weekend club and concert tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

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What’s on in Sweden: April 18 – 24

What's on this week in Sweden: Alcoholic drinks fair in Stockholm, Speedminton in Gothenburg, Angie Stone in Malmö.

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Prison time for Swedish Nazi leader

The Court of Appeals in Malmö has sentenced Simon Lindberg, leader of the National Socialist Front (NSF) in the southern Swedish county of Skåne to prison for criminal damages, acting as an accessory to abuse, and as an accessory to unlawful threats.

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Compulsory unemployment insurance: 433 kronor

A government inquiry set up to look into the development of a compulsory unemployment insurance fund (a-kassa) has proposed a 433 kronor ($72) monthly fee for the service, SVT news programme Aktuelt reports.

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France Telecom eyes TeliaSonera

France Telecom is considering a possible bid for Swedish-Finnish firm TeliaSonera, which would increase its exposure to emerging markets, Finance Director Gervais Pellissier said in a report on Thursday.

Rödeby murder suspect ruled mentally ill

Rödeby murder suspect ruled mentally ill

The 50-year-old man suspected of murder and attempted murder in the Rödeby shooting drama last autumn suffered from a serious mental disorder at the time of the incident according to an opinion made public by the National Board of Health and Welfare on Thursday.