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Wild boar car crashes cost more than elk wrecks: Swedish study

A car collision with a wild boar is 27 percent costlier than running into an elk, a new Swedish study has revealed.

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Redundancies continue to rain down on Swedish workplaces

More than 6,000 people in Sweden were given notice last week that they would lose their jobs, setting the stage for January redundancy announcements to reach levels roughly four times greater than a year ago.

Bosnian war criminal: ‘I did nothing wrong’

Bosnian war criminal: ‘I did nothing wrong’

Convicted war criminal and former Bosnian leader Biljana Plavsic has retracted a confession made to the Hague war crimes tribunal in 2001.

Skåne police shooting ‘a scandal’

Skåne police shooting ‘a scandal’

A neighbour has expressed outrage after police shot and killed a deranged man in a cabin in Trelleborg in southern Sweden early Monday morning.

Royal’s Swedish chef on the run following UK nipple threat

Royal’s Swedish chef on the run following UK nipple threat

A Swedish chef who worked for a member of the British royal family was convicted last week for a drunken assault against a woman who tended to the royals' horses.

Surprise World Cup win for Swedish alpine skier

Surprise World Cup win for Swedish alpine skier

Sweden's Jessica Lindell-Vikarby raced to a surprise alpine skiing victory on Monday, taking first place in the women’s World Cup Super-G in Cortina, Italy and marking the first World Cup victory of her career.

Sweden claims bandy world title

Sweden claims bandy world title

Sweden claimed its ninth bandy world championship on Sunday, overpowering Russia 6-1 in a come from behind victory before more than 7,500 fans at the ABB arena in Västerås in central Sweden.

Woman exchanges Monopoly money for Danish kroner

Woman exchanges Monopoly money for Danish kroner

A woman in Denmark played a high stakes game last week when she successfully convinced a bank to exchange bills worth two thousand "kronor" in Swedish Monopoly money for a quantity of real Danish money.

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Arrests at pro-Israel demonstration in Malmö

Police in Malmö arrested four men after eggs and bottles were thrown at pro-Israel demonstrators in the town’s main square on Sunday, disrupting a protest that drew hundreds of people, police said.

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Six men flee Migration Board detention centres

A total of six men escaped from detention centres run by Sweden’s Migration Board (Migrationsverket) on Sunday evening in two separate incidents.