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Orgy of violence at American car show

The Big Meet 2008 American car show in Västerås this weekend was blighted by violence and local police were kept busy.

Ombudsman calls time on Sami discrimination

Ombudsman calls time on Sami discrimination

The Sami people of northern Sweden are routinely subjected to discrimination and their rights disregarded, a new report from the Ombudsman against ethnic discrimination (DO) shows.

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Swedish filmmakers stranded in Palestinian territories

A group of six Swedes have been left stranded in a village in the West Bank. Israeli military road blocks will seal off the town for a further week, the UN reports.

Arson suspected at Stockholm museum

Arson suspected at Stockholm museum

A fire broke out at the Biological Museum in Stockholm on Saturday evening. Police suspect arson.

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Social Democrats pledge cut price unemployment insurance

The opposition Social Democrats have pledged that they will halve the cost of unemployment insurance (a-kassa) if they win the next election.