Söderling upends Nadal in London ATP finals

Söderling upends Nadal in London ATP finals

Swedish tennis star Robin Söderling claimed a two set victory over world number two Rafael Nadal at the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Monday.

November in Sweden: Shoes at the door for dinner party season

November in Sweden: Shoes at the door for dinner party season

The Year in Sweden - November: Journalist Kim Loughran sketches a month by month account of the country he has called home ever since his accidental migration in 1966.

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Swedish tax agency extends court battle over one krona dispute

One krona ($0.15) is apparently all it takes to get the ever-watchful Swedish tax authorities to set their lawyers in action, as the agency has opted to launch an appeal following a lower court ruling over a disputed payment.

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Sweden confirms 15 swine flu deaths

Sweden's disease control authorities report that three women and eleven men have died from the swine flu since August. The fifteenth victim, a 3-year-old boy who died at the weekend, was not included in the report.

Swedish concern over Cocaine energy drink

Swedish concern over Cocaine energy drink

The Swedish Consumer Agency (Konsumentverket) has wasted no time in condemning the planned launch of a new energy drink marketed by a company from Helsingborg and trading under the name Cocaine.

Teen convicted for killing 16-year-old girl

Teen convicted for killing 16-year-old girl

A 17-year-old boy is to serve three years in secure juvenile care after being convicted for the murder of a teenage girl near Borås in western Sweden last summer.

Spotify launches Symbian mobile app

Spotify launches Symbian mobile app

Swedish online music service Spotify announced on Monday that it has launched an application for mobile phones running the Symbian operating system.

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One in five kids in Malmö live in poverty: report

The southern Swedish city of Malmö has more children living in families with a low standard of living than in any other municipality in Sweden, new statistics show.

Ikea profits since 2000: 200 billion kronor

Ikea profits since 2000: 200 billion kronor

Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea has raked in more than 200 billion kronor ($29 billion) in profits since the turn of the century, according to a new report.

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Woman found strangled in Stockholm flat

Police believe a woman in her thirties found dead in an apartment in west Stockholm on Sunday morning was murdered.

Lawyers explain Pakistan trip by ‘Guantánamo Swede’

Lawyers explain Pakistan trip by ‘Guantánamo Swede’

Lawyers representing a former Swedish terror suspect who spent time in the United States’ Guantánamo Bay prison, claim their client was not traveling to any trouble spots when he was arrested in Pakistan in August.