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Federer sees off Söderling at Wimbledon

Switzerland's Roger Federer has once again put paid to the ambitions of Robin Söderling, again defeating the Swede in straight sets just weeks after the French Open final.

Around Sweden in 56 and a half days

Around Sweden in 56 and a half days

Desperately seeking Sweden: Christine Demsteader ponders a few literary journeys as she prepares for an epic trip around the country she has come to call home. She invites The Local’s readers to join her en route.

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Privatisation leads to profitability: report

Sweden's former state-owned enterprises have become more profitable and effective when privatised, according to a report from the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications (Näringsdepartementet).

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Increased support for government among businesses: report

Support for the government's trade and industry policy has grown among Swedish companies, according to a new survey from the Swedish Federation of Business Owner (Företagarna).

Liberals call for low wage apprenticeships

Liberals call for low wage apprenticeships

Speaking at a seminar in Visby on Monday, Liberal Party (Folkpartiet) leader Jan Björklund proposed an apprenticeship system for young people as a way to counteract youth unemployment in Sweden.

Sweden set to sizzle into July

Sweden set to sizzle into July

Sweden has well and truly shaken off the miserable weather that blighted the first weeks of June with the current warm spell set to stretch into the first days of July.

Increase state bank ownership: Left Party

Increase state bank ownership: Left Party

The Left Party (Vänsterpartiet) wants to limit the size of banks, as well as increase state ownership of financial institutions.

Three of four hate crimes racist: report

Three of four hate crimes racist: report

Three of four reported hate crimes are xenophobic or racially motivated, according to a new report from the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsförebyggande rådet).

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Pirate Bay trial sparks legal ethics debate

Sweden needs to adopt stricter ethical guidelines for judges clear following accusations of judicial bias in the Pirate Bay trial, according to legal professionals.

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Smoke bomb attack in Stockholm subway

Commuters on the Stockholm subway are not expected to experience any delays in their Monday morning commute despite a smoke bomb attack at Fittja station south of the city.

Caesarean delivery can alter DNA: study

Caesarean delivery can alter DNA: study

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet believe they have discovered the DNA mutations that explain why children delivered by planned Caesarean are at a higher risk for immunological diseases such as asthma, cancer and diabetes.