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Officer warned for forcing conscripts to drop their pants

Swedish military commanders have come under fire for punishing a group of conscripts by forcing them to pull down their pants and crawl in the grass.

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Three dead following head-on collision

Two people died at the scene of a head-on collision between two cars on a main road in Dalarna in central Sweden on Monday afternoon.

Pirate Bay appeal pushed back to next summer

Pirate Bay appeal pushed back to next summer

An appeal launched by the four men found guilty in the Pirate Bay trial is unlikely to be heard until next summer, a Swedish appeals court announced on Monday.

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Most Swedes fail to prep for higher interest rates

Only one in ten mortgage holders in Sweden is taking special measures to prepare for any upcoming interest rate hike, a new study shows.

Armed robbers hit Michelin-rated eatery

Armed robbers hit Michelin-rated eatery

Armed robbers broke into the Michelin-rated Sjömagasinet in Gothenburg in western Sweden on Sunday night, tying up the maître d' and making off with tens of thousands of kronor.

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ABB forecasts profits of one billion dollars

Swedish-Swiss engineering group ABB expects third quarter net profits to hit one billion dollars, the company announced on Monday.

Islam ‘Sweden’s biggest threat’: far-right leader

Islam ‘Sweden’s biggest threat’: far-right leader

An article by the leader of the far-right Sweden Democrats claiming that Islam is the biggest threat to Sweden since World War II is tantamount to hate speech, according to legal experts.

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Encouraging results for Swedish HIV vaccine

A Swedish HIV vaccine, Hivis, has shown the best preliminary results the world has seen so far, according to experts.

Eriksson contacted for Sweden job: report

Eriksson contacted for Sweden job: report

Sven-Göran Eriksson has been contacted by the Swedish Football Federation about taking over as coach of Sweden’s national side, the Expressen newspaper reports.

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Ikea founders mull sale of Habitat furniture chain

The family of Ingvar Kamprad, the Swedish billionaire founder of the Ikea discount furniture chain, is thinking about ditching the high-end Habitat furniture and design chain.