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Genocide suspect held near Stockholm

A Rwandan man suspected of genocide and violation of international law was arrested today in the Stockholm suburb of Täby.

Agency legitimizes toublesome tenant’s apartment ‘theft’

Agency legitimizes toublesome tenant’s apartment ‘theft’

A tenant who refused to move from the apartment he was sub-letting in Malmö has been given the right to stay by the enforcement service (Kronofogdemyndigheten).

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Eight years in prison for raping stepdaughter

A man from Dalsland in western Sweden was sentenced on Wednesday to eight years in prison for sexually abusing his underage stepdaughter hundreds of times over several years.

Baltic woes hit SEB profits

Baltic woes hit SEB profits

Swedish bank SEB said on Wednesday that second-quarter net profit had plunged by 20 percent to 2.8 billion kronor ($469 million), weighed down by its exposure to the Baltic region where the economy has slowed.

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Malmö researchers solve eczema riddle

Researchers in Malmö have solved the riddle behind the recent eczema 'epidemic' in northern Europe. An anti-mould agent used in imported Chinese furniture is to blame.

Police investigate building site collapse

Police investigate building site collapse

Police have launched an investigation into a building site collapse in Stockholm suburb Kista which claimed the life of one man and left two in hospital on Tuesday evening.

Bowling in the afterlife

Bowling in the afterlife

David Bartal reflects on the healing power of an evening out bowling in the Stockholm suburbs.

Ryanair adds new routes from Stockholm

Ryanair adds new routes from Stockholm

Discount airline Ryanair announced plans on Tuesday to add four new routes to eastern Europe from Stockholm’s Skavsta airport.

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Poll: Government falls further behind

The Alliance government has fallen further behind the three-party opposition, a new voter survey shows.

Government gets tough on sex trade

Government gets tough on sex trade

The Swedish government has announced a raft of new proposals to fight the sex trade and organized crime.

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Many Swedes believe in reincarnation

Every third Swede believes in reincarnation and every fifth believes that the movements of the stars dictate our lives, a new survey shows.