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Arrest in Eskilstuna murder case

A 62-year-old man was found dead in his apartment in Eskilstuna in central Sweden on Friday. A 54-year-old was on Saturday arrested on suspicion of his murder.

6,000 join Malmö Davis Cup protest

6,000 join Malmö Davis Cup protest

Police estimate that up to 6,000 demonstrators have joined a march in Malmö to protest against the ongoing Davis Cup match between Sweden and Israel in the city.

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Swedish charity: ‘Child sex offenders are often teenagers’

A trainee suspected of sexually abusing three pre-school children in Värmland is 14-years-old. Almost a third of all child abuses cases in Sweden involve teenager perpetrators, according to a children's charity.

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Welfare board to investigate baby’s death

The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) is to open its own investigation into the death of a newborn baby at Astrid Lindgren's Children's Hospital in Solna.

Malmö calm as Davis Cup gets underway

Malmö calm as Davis Cup gets underway

As the dust settled on the morning after the first day of competition in the Davis Cup match between Sweden and Israel in Malmö none of the predictions of trouble and fighting had been fulfilled.

Crowd ban ‘risks bolstering extremists’

Crowd ban ‘risks bolstering extremists’

The City of Malmö's decision to hold the Sweden-Israel Davis Cup tennis match behind closed doors is ill-conceived, short-sighted and potentially dangerous, argues freelance Israeli journalist David Stavrou.