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Disenchanted 29-year-old firebombs police station

A 29-year-old man waited for the police to come and arrest him on Monday morning after he expressed his disillusionment with society by throwing a firebomb at Karlstad police station in western Sweden.

Swedish star convicted of beating wife

Swedish star convicted of beating wife

Swedish pop music star Daniel ”Papa Dee” Wahlgren was fined 8,400 kronor ($1,135) by the Stockholm District Court on Monday for having shoved his wife into a wall.

Suspect admits to killing missing woman

Suspect admits to killing missing woman

During questioning by police on Monday, the 50-year-old man suspected of having murdered Carolin Stenvall confessed to killing the 29-year-old woman.

Sweden hit by downbeat job statistics

Sweden hit by downbeat job statistics

Fresh statistics confirm that October has not been kind to Sweden’s working population, with 11,552 redundancies having been announced in the first two weeks of the month.

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Porn-surfing clergyman downs church network

A church minister from Strängnäs in central Sweden has resigned from his post after his porn-surfing habits led to the spread of a virus that knocked out the local church network, Metro reports.

Sweden details credit crisis measures

Sweden details credit crisis measures

The government on Monday presented a 1.5 trillion kronor ($206.1 billion) plan to aid Sweden's financial sector as it struggles to weather the global credit crisis.

Ericsson shares up on strong report

Ericsson shares up on strong report

Despite posting a 28 percent drop in third quarter net profits on Monday, Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson beat expectations, sending its stock price soaring in early trading.

Airline to Swedes: ‘Iceland is still here’

Airline to Swedes: ‘Iceland is still here’

Iceland’s national airline, Icelandair, has made an appeal to Swedish tourists not to abandon their Nordic neighbours due to misunderstandings about the effects of the country's financial crisis.

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Swedish court to rule on school lunch fingerprinting

Hungry students at a school in Västerbotten in northern Sweden must give a fingerprint in order to eat in the school’s cafeteria, a practice which bothers data privacy officials seeking to ban the measure.

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Football hooligans battle in Stockholm

More than 70 people were detained in connection with a brawl which broke out on Sunday afternoon between rival factions of football supporters in Stockholm.