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Sweden’s trade minister laments Doha Round collapse

The Swedish government has called on the WTO parties to take responsibility for continued negotiations after the collapse of the Doha Round of trade talks on Tuesday.

Churches vandalized for Europride involvement

Churches vandalized for Europride involvement

Three protestant Lutheran churches in Stockholm have been vandalized because of the Church's participation in the gay and lesbian EuroPride festival the city is currently hosting, a church pastor said Wednesday.

Prosecutor lacks DNA evidence

Prosecutor lacks DNA evidence

The police have confirmed that there will be no DNA evidence submitted at the ongoing Arboga child murders trial.

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Assa Abloy to shed 1,000 jobs

Swedish locks firm Assa Abloy has announced that 1,000 jobs will be cut and 15 factories closed despite posting improved second quarter profits on Wednesday.

Fulham sign Swedish footballer Fredrik Stoor

Fulham sign Swedish footballer Fredrik Stoor

Fulham signed Sweden defender Fredrik Stoor from Norwegian side Rosenborg on Wednesday, the English Premier League club announced.

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Personal privacy can never be taken for granted

Jessica Rosencrantz of the Moderate Party youth organization explains why she and others in the group disagree with their mother party's stance on Sweden's new surveillance law.

Fisherman reels in unsuspecting swimmer

Fisherman reels in unsuspecting swimmer

A fisherman made an unlikely catch in Kroppkär Lake after the trolling spoon at the end of his line became lodged in the throat of an unsuspecting bather swimming nearby.

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New hate crime at Europride

Two men were subjected to homophobic insults and assaulted in central Stockholm in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Police have classified the assault as a hate crime.

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Defence Minister: ‘FRA doesn’t monitor individual Swedes’

In explaining the importance of Sweden's new surveillance law, Minister of Defence Sten Tolgfors argues that signals intelligence activities on cable-bound communications is no greater an invasion of privacy than monitoring the airwaves.

Confessions of a computer game addict

Confessions of a computer game addict

David Bartal comes out of the closet to acknowledge his fondness for knights, witches, elves, and other mythological creatures.

Swedish homeowners’ radon concerns rise ahead of new rules

Swedish homeowners’ radon concerns rise ahead of new rules

Home owners in Stockholm are rushing to apply for government subsidies to tackle radon problems in their houses. Health concerns and Sweden's pending adoption of European Union energy declaration directives lie behind the trend.