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Arboga autopsy photos on The Pirate Bay

File sharing site The Pirate Bay is under fire for not reacting after autopsy pictures of the two toddlers murdered in Arboga last spring were uploaded onto the site.

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Sweden slams Iran for jailing women’s rights activist

Sweden’s foreign minister Carl Bildt took aim at Iran on Friday, condemning the country for sentencing women’s rights activist Parvin Ardalan to prison.

How does Swedish unemployment insurance work?

How does Swedish unemployment insurance work?

Ask The Local: I'm finding the issue of Swedish unemployment insurance a bit of a nightmare. Can you explain how it all works?Ana, Stockholm

Swedish woman held captive for nine years

Swedish woman held captive for nine years

A woman suffering from multiple sclerosis is believed to have been held by a man for several years in a small cabin in south-central Sweden.

Cannabis found on Swedish military training area

Cannabis found on Swedish military training area

A group of Swedish soldiers made an unexpected discovery when they came across a group of suspicious looking plants during a training exercise in Skövde in western Sweden.

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Sweden’s welfare rolls continue to shrink

For the third year in a row, Sweden has experienced a drop in the number of people dependent on social assistance.

Swedish bankruptcies climb

Swedish bankruptcies climb

Companies in Sweden are going bankrupt at a faster rate than last year.

Court dismisses Arboga retrial bid

Court dismisses Arboga retrial bid

There will be no new trial of the Arboga murder case following the Svea Court of Appeal’s rejection of an appeal by the defendant, Christine Schürrer.

Police reported for pepper spraying epileptic

Police reported for pepper spraying epileptic

A woman who was doused with pepper spray while suffering an epileptic seizure has reported police from Växjö in south central Sweden to Ombudsmen of Justice (JO) for their handling of the incident.

Extra money to reduce healthcare wait times

Extra money to reduce healthcare wait times

Sweden plans to reward local health authorities for good performance, according to health minister Göran Hägglund.

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Voters doubt centre-right victory in 2010 elecions – poll

The centre-right government is fighting an uphill battle as it looks toward the 2010 elections. Not even a majority of their own voters believe the government can win.

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Greens: ‘prison for nonconsensual sex’

The Green Party wants to strengthen language in Sweden’s rape law so that perpetrators can receive up to four years in prison for nonconsensual sex.