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‘Council demands for ethical meat break EU law’: authority

The Swedish Competition Authority (Konkurrensverket) has ruled that demands from local councils to ensure ethical standards of meat served in schools runs contrary to EU regulations.

Google admits mistake in blocking Pirate Bay

Google admits mistake in blocking Pirate Bay

US search engine giant Google has admitted that an internal error was behind the blocking of Swedish file-sharing site The Pirate Bay on Friday.

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Sweden seeks to bury tsunami tapes

The contentious tapes detailing data traffic from the government offices in connection with the 2004 Asian tsunami are set to be classified for 70 years, according to a new proposal.

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Irish ‘Yes’ paves way for two new Swedish MEPs

The Irish "Yes" vote to the Lisbon treaty means that two further Swedes are set to take their place in an expanded EU parliament - provided that the Irish vote is backed up by the Czechs.

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Arctic Sea sister ship runs aground off Sweden

A freighter belonging to the owners of the hijacked cargo vessel Arctic Sea has run aground off Sweden, a Swedish coastguard official said on Saturday.