Alliance gears up for next election

Alliance gears up for next election

The leaders of the parties in Sweden’s governing Alliance are heading to Varberg in western Sweden in an attempt to repeat the approach – adopted by them in 2004 – that led to victory in parliamentary elections two years later.

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Burglar assaults 79-year-old

A 79-year-old man was assaulted by a burglar early on Sunday morning in the town of Åmål in central Sweden.

Storms abate in western Sweden

Storms abate in western Sweden

Last night's near hurricane force winds off the west coast of Sweden showed signs of letting up this morning.

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Royal share losses reach 10 million kronor

The stock market downturn is punishing Swedish shareholders, whose shares have tumbled in value in just the last few months.

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Fewer Iraqi children granted asylum

Migrationsverket (Swedish Migration Board) has turned down 111 of 297 residence permit applications for Iraqi children.