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Man stabbed to death in Malmö

A man was stabbed to death in an internet café on Drottninggatan in Malmö at around 4:30 this afternoon, according to a breaking report in the Sydsvenskan newspaper.

‘No time line for Afghanistan exit’: Bildt

‘No time line for Afghanistan exit’: Bildt

The international community will not leave Afghanistan until the country has undergone a secure transition in which "rule of law, governance and anti-corruption mechanisms" are central, Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt said on Tuesday.

New train tickets aim to beat black market

New train tickets aim to beat black market

Swedish Rail (SJ) will on Wednesday move to broaden its personalised ticket system in a bid to thwart the black market in cheap tickets and improve customer service, the company said in a statement.

Feminist porn ‘challenges traditional gender roles’

Feminist porn ‘challenges traditional gender roles’

Film maker Mia Engberg explains the genesis of Dirty Diaries, a movie made up of 12 'feminist porn' shorts that has been generating heated debate across Sweden in the lead-up to its premiere this week.

Publicly funded ‘feminist porn’ to premiere

Publicly funded ‘feminist porn’ to premiere

'Feminist porn' movie Dirty Diaries, which received 500,000 kronor ($69,000) in public funding, is to premiere this Thursday in Stockholm.

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Swedish banks: Interest rates set to rise

Two of Sweden's biggest banks, SEB and Nordea, have predicted that the Riksbank will raise its benchmark interest rate to 2 percent by the end of next year from its current level of 0.25 percent.

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Swedish doctor found drunk on the job

Swedish health authorities have recommended that a doctor from a clinic in Umeå in northern Sweden be placed on probation for three years after he was caught under the heavy influence of alcohol at work.

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Economy on track despite August hiccup

The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which measures the manufacturing industry business cycle, fell in August to 52.4 from 54.3 in the previous month. An index over 50 indicates economic growth.

Three babies die of bacterial infection

Three babies die of bacterial infection

Three newborn children have died at Västerås hospital in central Sweden following infection with a strain of multiresistant bacteria.

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Wild boar hunter in strife for elk kill

A hunter in Lessebo who thought he had shot a wild boar but instead found he had shot a small elk has been charged by Växjö district court with illegal hunting, reports the Smålandsposten newspaper.

Ibrahimovic finds net in league debut

Ibrahimovic finds net in league debut

Barcelona's record signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the final goal in a comprehensive 3-0 home win for his new club over Sporting Gijon in the opening league game of the season on Monday.