Baghdatis claims Stockholm Open crown

Baghdatis claims Stockholm Open crown

Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus saw off Belgium's Olivier Rochus in two sets to claim the 2009 Stockholm Open on Sunday.

Swedish golfer Jonzon keeps tour card with do-or-die Spain win

Swedish golfer Jonzon keeps tour card with do-or-die Spain win

An 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole at the Castellon Masters was enough to secure victory and a continued place on the European Tour for Sweden's Michael Jonzon.

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Man murdered in party knife attack

A 25-year old man has died from his injuries after being stabbed at a house party near Borås, western Sweden, on Saturday evening.

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Swedish Match under fire in secret snus substance investigation

Tobacco company Swedish Match has been accused of adding a substance to moist snuff or 'snus' to purposely increase user dependency and, in turn, boosts sales of their products.

Injury forces Söderling out of Stockholm Open

Injury forces Söderling out of Stockholm Open

Robin Söderling was forced to pull out of his semi-final match on Saturday due to an elbow injury, ending hopes of a first tournament victory for the home favourite.

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Prison closures needed to keep authority afloat

An overhaul of Swedish prisons will see 14 institutions affected by closures and cutbacks as the appointed authority is forced to juggle figures in line with its budget for 2010.

Man held over bomb threats in Skåne

Man held over bomb threats in Skåne

A 34-year-old man is being held by police on suspicion of making bomb threats against a number of addresses in Skäne, southern Sweden, among them the homes of police personnel and a prosecutor.