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Shopping centres face darker days

Shopping centres in Sweden have prospered and multipled in recent years, particularly in the Stockholm area. But gloomier economic prospects mean that the prolonged shopping spree may be coming to an end.

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No use crying over school milk

Sweden has a real thirst for European Union subsidies paid for school milk, which each year amount to 70 million kronor. But this amount could be reduced, since compensation will no longer be provided for dairy products used by school cafeterias in warm food .

‘If you have sick children, move out of Stockholm’

‘If you have sick children, move out of Stockholm’

Child healthcare in Stockholm has declined to the levels of the 1950s, according to a leading paediatrician, who is advising families with sick children to move out of the Swedish capital.

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Sweden to tighten screws on career criminals

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Moped in close encounter with wall

A man driving a moped crashed into the wall of a building in a town in northern Sweden on Saturday evening. He was taken unconsious to Sunderby Hospital in Luleå after the accident.

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New talks to halt bus strike

Representatives of bus companies are to meet bus driver union Kommunal on Monday to try to resolve a bus strike that has hit commuters and tourists in many parts of Sweden over the past week.