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Unauthorized gyno exams by medical students common: report

A woman with suspected cervical cancer was given a gynaecological exam without her knowledge by medical students at a hospital in Gothenburg in western Sweden, reported Aftonbladet newspaper.

Post-Christmas sales give much needed boost

Post-Christmas sales give much needed boost

The post-Christmas shopping frenzy is in full swing, giving the Swedish economy a much needed boost. Consumer spending is also up compared to the same period last year.

Alfredsson’s injury could hurt Swedish Olympic hockey team

Alfredsson’s injury could hurt Swedish Olympic hockey team

While Sweden was set to release its provisional roster for its 2010 Olympic hockey team on Sunday, the Ottawa Senators announced that their captain, Daniel Alfredsson, a key player in Sweden's 2006 Olympic gold medal run, will be out four to six weeks.

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Swedes positive about immigration: poll

A majority of the Swedish population is positive about immigration, according to a new Sifo opinion poll. Members of the Left Party were the most positive, while Sweden Democrats were the most negative.

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7,000 without power in western Sweden

Heavy snowfall left many around the country without electricity on Boxing Day. Around 7,000 of Vattenfall's customers in western Sweden experienced power outages. The worst affected area was Dalsland, where several households were without electricity for two days.