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Buyers eyeing Volvo Cars: Ford

US car maker Ford revealed on Wednesday it is in detailed talks with potential buyers for its Volvo Cars subsidiary.

Sun worship curtails blood clot risk: Swedish study

Sun worship curtails blood clot risk: Swedish study

While sun exposure has long been linked to skin cancer, a new Swedish study shows it also dramatically reduces the risk of suffering blood clots, one of the authors of the report said on Wednesday.

Stockholm Water Prize to Indian sanitation expert

Stockholm Water Prize to Indian sanitation expert

Bindeshwar Pathak, a sanitation expert from India, won the Stockholm Water Prize on Wednesday for his work developing inexpensive and environmentally friendly toilets.

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Physio back in business after rape conviction

A man convicted for the statutory rape of a minor is free to continue practicing as a physiotherapist in Sweden pending a ruling from the country’s medical responsibility board about whether or not to recall his licence.

Woman charged over seduction of pupil

Woman charged over seduction of pupil

A teacher in Kungsbacka in western Sweden has been indicted on charges of sexual harassment after allegedly sending nude photos and trying to seduce a 16-year-old pupil.

Young Swedes’ mental health deteriorating: report

Young Swedes’ mental health deteriorating: report

Swedish health authorities are growing increasingly concern about the mental health of the country’s young people, according to a new report.

Sweden weighed down by weak exports

Sweden weighed down by weak exports

Sweden posted the fourth straight decline in foreign trade in February, with both exports and imports posting steep falls from 2008 and set to weigh on the already-dismal outlook for the country's first quarter GDP.

What’s your most embarrassing linguistic faux pas?

What’s your most embarrassing linguistic faux pas?

Every week, we ask a regular panel of readers to discuss a particular aspect of life in Sweden. This week: linguistic faux pas.

Pressure mounts on union head to quit

Pressure mounts on union head to quit

The head of the third largest district of Sweden’s Trade Union Confederation (LO), is calling for the organization’s national leader, Wanja Lundby-Wedin, to step down.

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Businessman held in Swedish teen sex ring

A 60-year-old businessman has been arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a 16-year-old-girl as part of a sex ring probe that has so far led to four criminal indictments.

Counterfeiting ring exposed in Stockholm

Counterfeiting ring exposed in Stockholm

Police near Stockholm have broken up a major counterfeiting ring specializing in US dollars and euros.