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Swedish soldier injured in Afghanistan

A Swedish soldier was injured in Afghanistan on Saturday when his unit was attacked by rebels.

Swedish coach Lagerbäck resigns

Swedish coach Lagerbäck resigns

Swedish national football team coach Lars Lagerbäck announced on Sunday his intention to resign after the final World Cup qualifier against Albania on Wednesday, accepting that the Scandinavians are unlikely to qualify for the 2010 finals.

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Pakistan Swedes arrive home

The four Swedes deported from Pakistan arrived at Stockholm Arlanda airport late on Saturday night.

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Young sex offenders escape investigation

Every fifth case of a reported sexual offence involving Swedish teenagers is not investigated by the social services, according to a report by Sveriges Radio youth current affairs programme Generation Z.

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Swedish drinking song contest comes to sober climax

The annual Swedish drinking song championships has been decided. Peter Roadson from Skurup in southern Sweden has claimed the title despite leaving the snaps in the sideboard.

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Danes end Sweden’s World Cup dream

Sweden were unable to live up to the pre-match bravado and were left wanting in Copenhagen losing 1-0 to Denmark who booked their spot in the World Cup finals in South Africa next summer.