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Police in ‘biggest ever’ piracy raid

Police in the Stockholm area have seized a computer server believed to contain the largest quantity of pirated material ever discovered in Sweden.

The Panel: Mary Uhlin

The Panel: Mary Uhlin

Get acquainted with the members of our regular readers panel.

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Gothenburg tram driver’s offensive remarks ‘not a crime’

The Gothenburg District Court has ruled that a racially and sexually charged insult hurled by a tram driver at a boarding passenger does not constitute a crime.

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Wise currency position yields profit for Sweden’s Debt Office

.Sweden's National Debt Office (Riksgälden) reported on Friday that it made 2.5 billion kronor ($271 million) by taking an active position for a stronger dollar against the euro

Swedish study shows health benefits of exercise after 50

Swedish study shows health benefits of exercise after 50

A new Swedish study shows that starting a regimen of regular exercise after the age of 50 has health benefits for men on par with quitting smoking.

Court orders doc held over baby’s death

Court orders doc held over baby’s death

The doctor suspected of having killed a newborn baby was remanded in custody on Friday on suspicion of manslaughter.

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Sweden names new military chief

Sweden's defence minister revealed on Friday that Sverker Göranson will take over as head of the country’s armed forces.

Davis Cup protests underway in Malmö

Davis Cup protests underway in Malmö

Around 20 demonstrators braved the chilly morning temperatures in Malmö on Friday to protest against Sweden’s Davis Cup tennis match with Israel.

Volvo execs charged for Saddam-era bribes

Volvo execs charged for Saddam-era bribes

Three executives from Volvo’s construction equipment subsidiary have been charged for paying bribes to the regime of Saddam Hussein to skirt restrictions related to the United Nations’ Oil-for-Food Programme.

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Moderate Party: ‘half our candidates will be women’

Sweden’s Moderate Party says it wants half of the party’s candidates for the 2010 elections to be women.

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Ryanair to start bus route in Sweden: source

Ryanair has plans to compete for routes on the ground in Sweden, according to the head of the Flygbussarna coach service.