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Man found hanged on Stockholm island

A man was found hanging from a tree on the island of Långholmen in Stockholm at lunchtime on Tuesday with a plastic bag over his head.

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Ferry boat captains set to expand strike

The Swedish Ship Officers' Association (SSOA) has given notice that a further 27 ferry boats, primarily in the Stockholm archipelago, are due to be hit by the ongoing labor dispute between the union and the Almega employers association.

Sweden prepares for Alpine adventure

Sweden prepares for Alpine adventure

Reigning champions Greece aside, Group D at the Euro 2008 finals could be summed up as the group of underachievers with Sweden being one of the foremost offenders.

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Swedish soldier dies in shooting accident

A Swedish conscript has died after being shot in a military exercise in the Stockholm archipelago on Tuesday afternoon.

State pharmacy places trust in lust

State pharmacy places trust in lust

Sweden’s state run pharmacy Apoteket is buzzing at the prospect of selling a new range of vibrators and other sex toys.

Eurovision a winner for TeliaSonera

Eurovision a winner for TeliaSonera

Sweden’s domestic qualifying competition and the Eurovision song contest finals which follow are big cash cows for TeliaSonera, regardless of who wins.

Bildt: sub findings inconclusive

Bildt: sub findings inconclusive

Foreign minister Carl Bildt remains convinced that Soviet submarines entered Swedish waters in 1982 despite Monday's revelations that sounds recorded in the Stockholm archipelago may actually have emanated from a Swedish charter boat.

‘That’s not me, a floozie with big boobs’

‘That’s not me, a floozie with big boobs’

Swedish athletics star Carolina Klüft has expressed her displeasure with arrangers Scottishathletics for combining her likeness with a caricature of Pippi Longstocking for a press conference promoting an upcoming competition.

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Immigrants and the young: Left behind by Swedish left?

Sweden's political left should embrace free market reforms if it is to achieve its goals for a more equitable society, writes Nima Sanandaji of the Captus think tank.

Edberg set to come out of retirement

Edberg set to come out of retirement

Sweden's former men's world number one Stefan Edberg, who has not played competitive tennis since he retired 12 years ago, could be set to face old rival Pete Sampras after agreeing to play two events on the Tour of Champions.

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UN torture committee criticizes Sweden

The United Nations Committee against Torture has criticized Sweden for taking too long to begin investigating allegations of torture in conjunction with a peacekeeping mission in Congo.

Swedish royal wedding ‘would benefit economy’

Swedish royal wedding ‘would benefit economy’

Crown Princess Victoria has no need to worry about the cost for the taxpayer of an eventual wedding date with her boyfriend Daniel Westling, a new report has shown.