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Borg forecasts major interest rate cut

Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg has predicted that the Riksbank will cut its benchmark interest rate over the next year to a level much lower than that anticipated by analysts.

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Ericsson reveals contract to set up international network for C&W

Swedish telecommunications equipment provider Ericsson said on Thursday that it had signed a contract to set up and operate an international mobile phone network for British group Cable&Wireless.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: September 12 – 13

Where to go out in Gothenburg this weekend? Monthly Magazine has the answers. (Click links for more information)

Borg: Statistics error to cost state ‘millions’

Borg: Statistics error to cost state ‘millions’

A calculating error by Statistics Sweden (SCB) will cost the government several hundred million kronor in 2009, the finance minister has said.

What’s on in Sweden: September 12 – 18

What’s on in Sweden: September 12 – 18

What’s on in Sweden: September 12th - 18th. Johnny Logan and American Football in Stockholm; Ukulele orchestra and psychobilly legends in Gothenburg; Cinema Bizarre and dance fusion in Malmö.

Swedish wrestler appeals Olympic ban

Swedish wrestler appeals Olympic ban

Swedish wrestler Ara Abrahamian has lodged an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after he was controversially stripped of an Olympic bronze medal.

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Site unmasks hidden info on Swedish celebs

High profile Swedish politicians and prosecutors, famous artists and other celebrities with unlisted telephone numbers and addresses can all be found using a website designed to help people remember friends' birthdays – and there’s nothing the notables can do about it.

Volvo gives go-ahead for black liquor car fuel

Volvo gives go-ahead for black liquor car fuel

A unique project set up to demonstrate the viability of DME as a new eco-friendly fuel was given the go-ahead by Volvo on Tuesday. If the BioDME scheme proves to be successful, DME could become a major fuel source in Sweden, writes Jennifer Heape.

Lost McCain footage found in Sweden

Lost McCain footage found in Sweden

Sweden’s national television broadcaster announced on Thursday the release of previously unpublished film footage of US Republican Party presidential candidate John McCain leaving North Vietnam following his release from a prisoner of war camp.

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Police interview teen in pensioner death investigation

A 14-year-old boy is being questioned about the murder of a 70-year-old farmer outside of Eslöv in southern Sweden.

Sweden reflects on Anna Lindh’s death

Sweden reflects on Anna Lindh’s death

On the fifth anniversary of the assassination of foreign minister Anna Lindh, Sweden is reflecting more on the legacy of her work in politics than the tragic circumstances surrounding her death.

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Court finds apartment fire caused by man’s dog

A 30-year-old man from Helsingborg in western Sweden has avoided conviction on arson charges after the court ruled that his cookie-loving dog was likely responsible for setting the fire that destroyed his apartment.

Sweden victorious at home against Hungary

Sweden victorious at home against Hungary

Sweden's top footballers came to life after a sluggish first half, notching two goals to secure a much needed 2-1 win against Hungary in its second World Cup qualifier.

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Swedish soldier injured while training in Norway

A Swedish soldier was injured during a training exercise in Norway on Wednesday after falling 10 metres from a line attached to a helicopter.