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Swedish fund invests in Daimler

The Swedish investment fund Cevian Capital is buying shares in the German car maker Daimler, a press report said on Tuesday.

German murder suspect takes the stand

German murder suspect takes the stand

The Arboga murder trial continued on Tuesday in Västmanland District Court the central Swedish town of Köping as the accused, 32-year-old Christine Schürrer, took the stand for the first time.

Postal service ‘holding our mail as ransom’

Postal service ‘holding our mail as ransom’

A British woman living in southern Sweden is doing battle with the country’s postal service after it decided to stop delivering her mail.

Foreigners tempted by Swedish town’s cash incentive

Foreigners tempted by Swedish town’s cash incentive

The northern Swedish town of Arjeplog has been inundated with requests in recent days from prospective migrants interested in cashing in on the municipality's innovative new repopulation scheme.

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Palestinians from Iraq granted shelter in Sweden and Iceland

Palestinian refugees stranded for two years in desperate conditions on the Iraq-Syria border will be resettled in Iceland and Sweden in the coming weeks, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday.

German and Russian sailors missing off Swedish coast

German and Russian sailors missing off Swedish coast

Two men were reported missing and feared to have drowned on Tuesday after they were washed off their sailboats in a heavy storm in two separate accidents off Sweden, rescue services said.

Economic downturn hasn’t stopped Swedes from borrowing

Economic downturn hasn’t stopped Swedes from borrowing

Despite higher interest rates, rising prices, and signs of slowing economy, Swedes have yet to curb their borrowing habits, according to new statistics.

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Trains halted by fallen trees

Rail traffic has ground to a halt in parts of Sweden as a result of Monday night's storm.

Kalmar defeat AIK to stay on top

Kalmar defeat AIK to stay on top

Kalmar came from behind on Monday night to defeat AIK and remain on top of Allsvenskan, the Swedish first division. Title rivals Elfsborg and Helsingborg also recorded victories.

Storm brings month of rain in one day

Storm brings month of rain in one day

Stormy conditions on Monday night led to power cuts in southern and central parts of Sweden.