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Rosengård ‘growing more radical’

A majority of Rosengård's inhabitants believe the troubled Malmö suburb has undergone a radicalization over the past five years, a new study shows.

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‘Bring back scrap bonus’: Volvo

The head of Volvo Cars has called on Sweden's government to help stimulate the auto industry by reintroducing a cash incentive scheme for scrapped cars.

Magdalena Graaf rushed to hospital

Magdalena Graaf rushed to hospital

Glamour model Magdalena Graaf, one of the stars of TV4's Let's Dance, was rushed to hospital with a brain hemorrhage on Tuesday night.

Swedes hand stolen drawings back to Russia

Swedes hand stolen drawings back to Russia

Five rare watercolour drawings stolen from a St. Petersburg museum in the early 1990s are finally heading back to Russia after turning up at a Stockholm auction house.

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Teenage girls’ ‘insulting’ blog prompts defamation claim

Hurtful gossip about teachers and staff published on a blog by two girls from a middle school in central Sweden have led to the filing of a defamation claim with Sweden’s Chancellor of Justice (Justitiekanslern).

‘Prosecute Israel and Hamas for war crimes’

‘Prosecute Israel and Hamas for war crimes’

A leading Social Democrat member of parliament has urged Sweden's government to take action to ensure that Israel and Hamas are both taken to task for alleged war crimes in the Gaza conflict.

What are your favourite words in Swedish?

What are your favourite words in Swedish?

All the gossip is about love, long vowels and cockroaches as our regular panelists reveal their favourite Swedish words.

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Tax agency says no to Hallå

A 33-year-old man from Stockholm has been denied permission to change his name to the Swedish equivalent of a friendly 'Hello'.

Conservative group apologizes to Pope over Holocaust remarks

Conservative group apologizes to Pope over Holocaust remarks

Remarks questioning the facts of the Holocaust made by a member of the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) and broadcast on Swedish television have prompted the group to apologize to the Pope.

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Arla recalls milk with traces of dish soap

Dairy producer Arla issued a warning Tuesday night that milk with traces of dish soap had been shipped from a facility in Gothenburg.

Woman killed by train

Woman killed by train

An elderly woman talking on her mobile phone was struck and killed by a high speed X-2000 train around 3.30pm on Tuesday afternoon at the Älvsjö station south of Stockholm.