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No butts or ifs for cigarettes at Ica

The Umeå branch of supermarket chain Ica in northern Sweden is clearing its shelves of cigarettes.

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Frisky Kazakhstani minister arrested

Kazakhstan’s Trade Minister Ablezov Karybay was arrested in Stockholm at the weekend, accused of molesting several women.

Memorial service for murdered toddlers

Memorial service for murdered toddlers

Around 450 people took part in a memorial service on Saturday for the two children murdered in Arboga, central Sweden. Besides friends and family, hundreds of people crowded into the Heliga Trefaldighets church.

Enjoy the sun – while it lasts

Enjoy the sun – while it lasts

Temperatures have been soaring in Sweden. The last few days have been at least ten degrees warmer than they normally are for this time of the year.

Murdered Engla’s final farewell on TV

Murdered Engla’s final farewell on TV

The burial of murdered 10-year old Engla Juncosa Höglund took place on Saturday and was broadcast on Swedish Television.

Sweden falls to last gasp Russian goal

Sweden falls to last gasp Russian goal

Alexander Ovechkin scored with six seconds left as Russia rallied to beat Olympic gold medallists Sweden 3-2 in a qualifying round game at the World Ice Hockey Championships in Quebec City on Saturday.

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Fetishist convicted for molesting bicycles

A 40-year-old man from Östersund in northern Sweden was convicted on Friday on three counts of sexual molestation for satisfying himself on the saddles of women’s bicycles.