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Dentist with Alzheimer’s finally loses licence

Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) wants the Medical Responsibility Board to revoke the licence of a female dentist who suffers from Alzheimer’s.

Swede held for dramatic 1995 German bank robbery

Swede held for dramatic 1995 German bank robbery

A 32-year-old Swede has been arrested on suspicions of having participated in the spectacular 1995 robbery of a bank in Berlin.

Bed maker denounced for ‘objectifying women’

Bed maker denounced for ‘objectifying women’

Bed maker Hästens has been criticized by Sweden’s main advertising trade association for objectifying women in its latest global marketing campaign.

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‘Serial murderer’ charged in gay killing

A 35-year-old man thought to be a serial murderer was indicted on Tuesday, suspected of murder, attempted murder, aggravated robbery, and theft.

Forest fires: ‘Everything hinges on the wind’

Forest fires: ‘Everything hinges on the wind’

Fire and rescue officials in northern Sweden believe it will take five more days before the blazes in the region are fully under control.

Sweden closes in on tax havens

Sweden closes in on tax havens

In cooperation with its Nordic neighbours, Sweden is putting more pressure on tax havens to loosen their secrecy laws in the hopes of complicating matters for people trying to avoid paying Swedish taxes.

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Man sentenced for filming rape of his wife

A 41-year-old man from Eslöv in southern Sweden has been sentenced to three years in prison for raping his wife and filming the attack.

Stockholm stock trading delayed again

Stockholm stock trading delayed again

The Stockholm stock exchange finally opened for trading at 2:30pm on Tuesday, the second day in a row trading has been delayed by a technical problem.

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Uzbek refugee sues Swedish shopping mall

A patriotic Uzbek refugee is seeking seeking 1 million kronor ($166,000) in damages from a shopping mall in southern Swedish for degrading the name of his hometown.

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Equal treatment eludes female PhDs

More and more women are starting post-graduate research at Swedish colleges and universities, only to find they face a bitter reality in comparison to their male colleagues.