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Swedish unemployment rises to 8.3 percent in March

Sweden's unemployment rate climbed to 8.3 percent in March, the fifth consecutive monthly rise and up from 8.0 percent in February, Statistics Sweden (SCB) said on Thursday.

Eating healthy to look fit for summer

Eating healthy to look fit for summer

Sponsored article: With the sun shining and beach holidays on the way, Keith Moore looks at the Swedish foods to embrace and avoid to help look svelte in your swimming costume this summer, in association with Planet Fitness.

Police in moonshine raid on Uppsala farm

Police in moonshine raid on Uppsala farm

Police raided a farm in Uppland in central Sweden on Wednesday and seized a large quantity of illegal moonshine.

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Swedish power grid monopoly faces EU competition probe

Sweden's state-owned power grid operator is to be subjected to an antitrust probe over suspicions that it abused its monopoly, the European Commission announced on Thursday.

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Swedish police in major paedophile sting

A man in Uppland in central Sweden is suspected of raping a minor and exploiting more than 70 young girls who were coerced into exposing themselves on the internet. The police investigation has been described as the largest of its kind in Sweden to date.

Sweden gifts palace to Victoria and Daniel

Sweden gifts palace to Victoria and Daniel

The Swedish government announced on Thursday that it is to hand over the use of Haga Palace near Stockholm to Crown Princess Victoria.

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Protesters arrested at Malmö anti-Iran demo

Several people were arrested by police at a demonstration against the Iranian regime held in Malmö on Thursday morning.

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Swedbank reports huge first quarter losses

Major Swedish bank Swedbank has reported an operating loss of 3.36 billion kronor ($400 million) for the first quarter. The huge losses caused the Stockholm bourse to drop in early trading.

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Swiss-Swedish ABB reports profits slump

Swiss-Swedish engineering giant ABB reported a 35 percent slump in net profits during the first three months of this year.

Pirate Bay lawyer calls for retrial

Pirate Bay lawyer calls for retrial

A lawyer representing one of the men convicted in the Pirate Bay trial has called for a retrial after reports that the judge was a member of the same copyright protection organisations as several of the main entertainment industry representatives.

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Mother of two held over Gamla Stan shooting

The ex-wife of a Swedish aristocrat has been arrested on suspicions that she hired a gunman in an attempt to have her former husband and his new girlfriend killed, Aftonbladet reports.