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The enchanted forest on Stockholm’s doorstep

Sweden might be covered in trees, but Tyresta National Park is a forest with a difference. Alec Forss explores a primeval landscape a stone's throw from the capital.

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WHO adopts Swedish alcohol resolution

The World Heath Organisation (WHO) has adopted a Sweden-backed global alcohol resolution at its annual World Health Assembly which was concluded in Geneva on Saturday.

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New arrest in Mikael Andersson murder case

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Mikael Andersson from Lidköping. The police are now holding five people in custody in connection with the murder of the 19-year-old whose body has still not been found.

Ferry boat captains call off strike

Ferry boat captains call off strike

The Swedish Ship Officers' Association (SSOA) has called off its labour dispute after reaching an agreement with the Almega employers association.

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Poll: Reinfeldt more capable than Sahlin

Fredrik Reinfeldt is more capable than Mona Sahlin of leading a government, a new voter poll shows. Sahlin is the favoured dinner companion however.

Perrelli in Eurovision fiasco

Perrelli in Eurovision fiasco

Charlotte Perrelli finished a lowly 18th in Saturday's Eurovision song contest in Belgrade. Russia won the competition the first time.

Sweden save match point to clinch world championship

Sweden save match point to clinch world championship

Sweden beat Russia 2-1 in the final to win the World Team Championships on the clay courts in Düsseldorf on Saturday for their fourth title after 1988, 1991 and 1995.