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Mystery foot found on shore

A man's shoe containing a human foot has been found on the seashore in southern Sweden. The foot was discovered on Tuesday by the water in Tylösand in Halmstad, south-western Sweden.

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Minister rejects opposition ‘games’ on snoop law

Sweden's defence minister has rejected an invitation from the Social Democrats to negotiate about the country's controversial new surveillance law.

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Swedish Air Force in big Saab order

Swedish aerospace company Saab has received a 574 million kronor ($95.5 million) order from the Swedish Armed Forces for equipment for its Gripen fighter planes.

Bus strike set to spread

Bus strike set to spread

A strike by bus drivers is set to spread beyond central Stockholm to other parts of the country, after employers and unions failed to reach agreement. Drivers on the capital's bus network will walk out again at midnight on Thursday, with other bus companies - including airport bus services - facing strikes nationwide later in the month.

‘Bear attack was state’s responsibility’

‘Bear attack was state’s responsibility’

A 29-year-old man from central Sweden is suing the state for 300,000 kronor ($50,000) after he was attacked by a bear earlier this year, Aftonbladet reports.

Six convicted over boozy bribes

Six convicted over boozy bribes

Six members of staff at drinks maker Vin & Sprit (V&S) have been found guilty of paying bribes to managers at Sweden's state-run alcohol retail monopoly Systembolaget.

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Swedish nurse had been dead for two weeks

A Swedish nurse whose body was found dumped next to a road in Britain late last month had been dead for two weeks by the time her remains were discovered, a court in London has been told.

House prices ‘will keep falling’

House prices ‘will keep falling’

House prices are set to continue falling in many parts of Sweden during the autumn, according to a new report from mortgage lender SBAB. Apartments and houses in Gothenburg and Malmö will fall in value during the third quarter, while prices in Stockholm are set to remain stable, the report says.

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Murder of UN official deals blow to Somali peace efforts: Sweden

The Swedish government on Monday condemned the killing of the top United Nations official in Somalia, calling the assassination an assault on peace efforts in the war-torn country.

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Bacterial infection claims 2-year-old’s life

A two-year-old girl from Stockholm has died after becoming infected with the EHEC bacteria, Dagens Nyheter reports.

Bus strike to go national as talks falter

Bus strike to go national as talks falter

Sweden's ongoing bus strike, which came to an uneasy halt on Friday, will resume at midnight on Wednesday in Stockholm and Västerbotten after unions and employers failed to negotiate a settlement.