Pärson claims 40th career World Cup win

Pärson claims 40th career World Cup win

Swedish skier Anja Pärson won the women's downhill in Zauchenzee in Austria in a dead-heat with Dominique Gisin of Switzerland on Sunday.

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Sweden welcomes Gaza ceasefire

The Swedish government has welcomed Israel's declaration of a ceasefire in the Palestinian territory of Gaza.

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Mystical meteor lights up Swedish skies

A mystical light phenomenon was observed over southern and western Sweden on Saturday evening. Experts believe that a bolid - a burning meteorite - could provide the explanation.

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Man dies as snowmobile goes through the ice

A 65-year-old man died as a result of his snowmobile crashing through thin ice on a lake near Rättvik in central Sweden on Saturday evening. One of several accidents across the country over the weekend.

Poll: ‘Most popular government since 2003’

Poll: ‘Most popular government since 2003’

The Swedish government continues to gain popularity among voters. The right of centre Alliance coalition government is now the most popular government since 2003 according to a new poll from Skop.