Top ten Swedish beaches

Top ten Swedish beaches

With summer in the air and the holiday season approaching, Ulrika Österlund pulls on her sunglasses and takes a look at ten of Sweden's best beaches.

Ferry boat captains to go on strike

Ferry boat captains to go on strike

Captains for archipelago ferry boats in Gothenburg and Stockholm will walk off their jobs at midnight on Monday night.

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Poll: training trumps tax cuts for job creation

Career training for the jobless is the most effective measure for creating jobs in the eyes of most Swedes, a new study has found.

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Porn king sells shares in Stockholm football club

Porn king Berth Milton has sold his shares in AIK Football, reports the Veckans Affärer magazine.

Beach-going boas disrupt Stockholm sunbathing

Beach-going boas disrupt Stockholm sunbathing

The unseasonably warm weather wasn't the only thing which surprised a woman headed to the beach in the Stockholm suburb of Hässelby on Sunday afternoon.

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Politician acquitted of hate speech charges

A local politician from the Malmö suburb of Burlöv has been acquitted of charges of agitation against an ethnic group.

‘I’d love to play for Sweden’

‘I’d love to play for Sweden’

David Bartram looks at Swedish football in transition: Elfsborg's English import reveals that he would jump at the opportunity to play for Sweden, while Glenn Hysén worries about the influx of foreign players.

Commander tried to suppress film of naked shooting

Commander tried to suppress film of naked shooting

Lars-Olof Corneliusson, the former commander of a Swedish amphibious military unit based near Stockholm, is accused of trying to cover up an incident in which new conscripts fired shoulder mounted artillery cannons while in the nude.

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Eriksson poised to leave Manchester City after humiliating defeat

Sven-Göran Eriksson is poised to leave Manchester City in the next few days after a humiliating 8-1 defeat to Middlesbrough on the final day of the Premier League season.

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Hornqvist scores winner as Swedes edge Czechs

Patric Hornqvist scored the winning goal late in the third as Sweden beat the Czechs 5-3 on Sunday in the qualification round of the World Ice Hockey Championships.

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Sörenstam strolls to record-setting triumph

Sweden's Annika Sörenstam fired seven birdies in a five-under par 66 final round in Williamsburg, Virginia on Sunday to win the LPGA Michelob Ultra Open by seven strokes and capture the 72nd crown of her career.

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Woman dead after treatment centre stabbing

A woman working as a caregiver at a treatment centre near Malmö was stabbed to death on Sunday night by a boy staying at the centre.

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Dozens arrested following anti-Israel protest

Forty-seven people were arrested and detained in connection with an anti-Israel rally in Norrmalmstorg in central Stockholm on Sunday evening.

Triple-murderer re-arrested

Triple-murderer re-arrested

Recently re-leased triple-murderer Nikita Fouganthine, previously known as Juha Valjakkala, was arrested Sunday evening in Northern Finland, Helsinki police told the Finnish news agency FNB.

Winning Nobel ‘a bloody disaster’ for British author

Winning Nobel ‘a bloody disaster’ for British author

British author Doris Lessing has said that winning the Nobel Prize for Literature was a "bloody disaster", adding she has now stopped writing, the BBC reported Sunday.