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‘Viking ship’ discovered in Sweden’s largest lake

Marine archaeologists in Sweden have discovered what they believe to be the wreck of a Viking ship at the bottom the country's largest lake.

Flow of asylum seekers to Sweden expected to drop: agency

Flow of asylum seekers to Sweden expected to drop: agency

Sweden’s Migration Board (Migrationsverket) doesn’t forecast a rise in the number of asylum seekers coming to the country, but instead expects more relatives of existing refugees to seek residency in Sweden.

Sweden admits foreign aid may not have any long-term impact

Sweden admits foreign aid may not have any long-term impact

Sweden’s foreign aid may not have any long-term positive effects for developing countries, according to a comprehensive review of Swedish foreign development assistance.

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Booze monopoly faces privacy investigation

The Swedish Data Inspection Board has launched a probe into revelations that alcohol retail monopoly Systembolaget retains customer credit card details for up to ten years.

Pirate Party Sweden’s third-largest ahead of EU vote: study

Pirate Party Sweden’s third-largest ahead of EU vote: study

The Pirate Party will likely be the third largest vote-getter among Swedish political parties in upcoming European Parliamentary elections, according to a new forecast.

Sony Ericsson and ST-Ericsson axe 800

Sony Ericsson and ST-Ericsson axe 800

An estimated 800 people are set to lose their jobs in Lund in southern Sweden as mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson and wireless technologies firm ST-Ericsson announce new staff cutbacks.

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Latvia police probe targets Swedish banks

Aggressive methods employed by Swedish banks for collecting money from borrowers in Latvia are the subject of a police investigation, according to the Latvian prime minister.

Superb goaltending helps Tre Kronor oust Czechs

Superb goaltending helps Tre Kronor oust Czechs

Sweden cleared another hurdle on Thursday in its bid to reach the finals of the ice hockey World Championships in Switzerland by defeating the Czech Republic 3-1.

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Call for probe into Sweden-CIA terror links

Two prominent Left Party politicians are calling for Sweden to set up an independent truth commission to look into how Sweden cooperated with the United States during the war on terror.

Stockholm police make two huge cocaine busts

Stockholm police make two huge cocaine busts

In the span of just a few weeks, Stockholm County police have made two large cocaine busts.

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Swede held for child sex crimes in Cambodia

A Swedish man in his sixties has been arrested in Cambodia on suspicions of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy.