Söderling in stunning French Open upset

Söderling in stunning French Open upset

Swede Robin Söderling crushed Rafael Nadal's hopes of a record fifth successive French Open title, completing one of the most thrilling tennis upsets in tournament history.

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Unpaid stonemason reclaims gravestone

When a stonemason did not receive payment for his work he took the law into his own hands and repossessed the grave stone from churchyard in Gnosjö in southern Sweden.

Ministers argue girls’ right to sex ed

Ministers argue girls’ right to sex ed

Liberal party ministers Jan Björklund and Nyamko Sabuni have proposed a new schools law which removes the right to seek exemption from sexual education and swimming classes.

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Franzén sets Detriot on road to Stanley Cup success

Swedish hockey star Johan Franzén opened the scoring in the NHL Stanley Cup finals on Saturday as defending champions Detroit seized the early advantage with a 3-1 victory over Pittsburgh in game one of the championship series.

Pirates maintain course for EU parliament

Pirates maintain course for EU parliament

The Swedish Pirate Party, which supports a filesharing free-for-all, remains on course to claim seats in the EU parliament as the country takes to the polls this week.

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Woman shot herself on Stockholm street

A woman in her twenties shot herself by accident during an argument on a Stockholm street on Saturday afternoon. Police now suspect attempted murder.