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Employee stole female prisoners’ money

Swedish police have detained a 50-year-old employee on suspicion of stealing thousands of kronor. The money was supposed to be spent on glasses and dental treatment for women inmates at Hinseberg prison.

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Swedes sail on despite penalty

Sweden's Ericsson Nordic team said on Friday it plans to take part in the inaugural event of this year's Volvo round the world yacht race despite what it considers an unjust penalty for a rules infringement.

Liberal Party looks to rescue petrol stations

Liberal Party looks to rescue petrol stations

The Liberal Party (Folkpartiet) wants to abolish parts of pumplagen, the ‘Petrol Station Act’, to rescue petrol stations in rural areas.

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Young men suspected of serious fraud

Three young men from Uppsala have been detained on suspicion of having applied for bank loans on the internet using other people's names. They appear to have succeeded in borrowing hundreds of thousands of kronor, writes the online newspaper Uppsala Nya Tidning.

Police shoot knife attacker in Stureplan

Police shoot knife attacker in Stureplan

Stockholm police shot and wounded a man after he threatened policemen with a knife in Stureplan, Stockholm late on Friday night.