Elmander served with Bolton goal warning

Elmander served with Bolton goal warning

Bolton's high-cost Swedish striker Johan Elmander has been told by coach Gary Megson that the time has come to start filling the boots of his sharp-shooting predecessor Nicolas Anelka.

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Pirate Bay buyer faces criminal investigation

Swedish police have launched an investigation into allegations of financial irregularities surrounding Global Gaming Factory X, the firm planning to purchase file-sharing site The Pirate Bay.

Reinfeldt rejects Israeli calls to condemn paper

Reinfeldt rejects Israeli calls to condemn paper

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt rejected demands from Israel on Monday to condemn claims put forward in an article in a Swedish tabloid about alleged organ harvesting from the bodies of dead Palestinians.

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Pupils badly injured in school window fall

Two boys and a girl are reported to have fallen out of the window at a school in Järfalla in northern Stockholm

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‘Brand Sweden’ goes local

Nation-branding, though controversial in some quarters, is becoming ever more important and can be of great value to towns and regions wishing to reach out to the wider world, writes Joakim Norén of the Swedish Institute.

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Summer Rail Destinations: Halmstad

Initially built by the Danes as a defensive fortress, Halmstad is now a popular coastal retreat with a sophisticated cultural scene and thriving nightlife, writes Nic Townsend.

Bank explodes in Malmö smash and grab raid

Bank explodes in Malmö smash and grab raid

A bank cash dispenser on Södra Förstadsgatan in Malmö exploded at 5am on Monday morning in an apparent smash and grab robbery attempt.

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Ica and Apoteket discuss in-store pharmacies

Swedish state-owned pharmacy chain Apoteket has confirmed that it plans to cooperate with supermarket chain Ica over the in-store sale of non-prescription and prescription drugs.

Aid minister calls for debate over corruption

Aid minister calls for debate over corruption

Sweden's Minister for International Development Cooperation, Gunilla Carlsson, has called for an open debate over the role of development aid in the wake of a corruption scandal in Zambia.

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Family father buried in wrong grave

When Lena Petersson went to visit the grave in which her father was supposed to have been buried she found his name missing from the grave stone. His body had been laid to rest in the wrong place, she discovered.

‘Psychotic’ art student trial opens

‘Psychotic’ art student trial opens

The trial of Swedish art student Anna Odell after a faked psychosis she acted out as a part of a final year art project, opened in Stockholm on Monday.