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Hunter charged over toilet seat shooting

A hunter from western Sweden has been indicted on charges of endangering human life after accidentally shooting a toilet seat rather than the goose at which he had taken aim.

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Sony Ericsson divorce imminent: report

Swedish mobile equipment maker Ericsson may soon be pulling out of its mobile handset partnership with Japanese electronics giant Sony, according to media reports.

Space tourist flights from Sweden ‘by 2012’

Space tourist flights from Sweden ‘by 2012’

Potential space tourists eager to blast off from northern Sweden will soon be able to purchase tickets at the country’s Ice Hotel for launches set to start in 2012.

Sex offender website reported to police

Sex offender website reported to police

Sweden’s Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen – DI) has filed a complaint with the police about a website which posts information about sex offenders run by the Original Gangsters criminal gang.

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Somali insurgent group led by a Swede

A Swedish citizen of Somali origin previously held in Sweden on terror financing suspicions has returned to his homeland to assume a leadership position in a newly created armed insurgent movement.

Swimsuit rules ‘sexist’: Swedish swimmer

Swimsuit rules ‘sexist’: Swedish swimmer

Swimmer Therese Alshammar has slammed as 'sexist' new rules preventing swimmers from wearing two swimsuits, which led to the Swede being stripped of a new world record on Tuesday.

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Nurse gets injury payout after 36 years

A Swedish nurse who contracted Hepatitis C after coming into contact with an infected needle has had the cause of her sickness recognized by the authorities as a workplace injury after a 36 year wait.

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Liberal Party looking to reduce Migration Board’s influence

A working group within the Liberal Party (Folkpartiet) wants to strip the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) of its power to appoint legal representatives to asylum seekers.

Record high voter confidence for Reinfeldt: poll

Record high voter confidence for Reinfeldt: poll

Confidence in Fredrik Reinfeldt has climbed by more than 10 percentage points in the last 12 months, with a record high 52 percent of voters supporting the Swedish prime minister.