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No injuries at tennis club as roof collapses

Police and rescue workers have allayed fears that players had been injured or become trapped after a roof collapsed at a tennis hall outside Södertälje on Wednesday evening.

Palme assassination case to remain open

Palme assassination case to remain open

The investigation into the 1986 assassination of Swedish prime minister Olof Palme is to remain open indefinitely after the parliament passed a bill on Wednesday abolishing the statute of limitations for crimes of a particularly serious nature.

‘Roland Nilsson stole my goal’: Tomas Brolin

‘Roland Nilsson stole my goal’: Tomas Brolin

Tomas Brolin has been credited with 26 goals for Sweden. But the ex-Leeds United and Parma striker is now claiming that the figure should read 27.

What’s On in Sweden: February 4th – 11th

What’s On in Sweden: February 4th – 11th

What’s on in Sweden: Bodypoppers in Stockholm, launch of The Boat Show in Gothenburg and Bob Marley is celebrated in Malmö.

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Scania cuts dividend as profits fall

Swedish bus and truck manufacturer Scania reported a net profit of 1.236 billion kronor ($172 million) for the fourth quarter 2009 down from 1,708 million kronor in the corresponding period of last year.

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Swedish police conduct file sharing raid

Suspected file sharers were targeted in four raids at locations across Sweden on Tuesday, as police acted on information from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).

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Electrolux stock falls on gloomy forecast

Swedish appliances firm Electrolux reported solid 2009 profits on Wednesday. But a weak forecast pushed the company's stock into a nosedive.

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Lindh murder suspect sues newspaper for defamation

A libel case involving Swedish newspaper Sydsvenskan and the initial suspect in the murder of Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh in 2002 opened in a Malmö court on Wednesday.

Record number of tourists flock to Sweden

Record number of tourists flock to Sweden

The number of foreign tourists visiting Sweden climbed 3.3 percent in 2009, a new record high bucking the recession and a declining European trend, new statistics from the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket) show.

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SMS loan defaults at record high: report

The Swedish Enforcement Authority (Kronofogden) received notice of 46,000 unpaid text message loans in 2009, an increase of 30 percent on 2008.

Homeless anger at MPs’ sleeping bag charity

Homeless anger at MPs’ sleeping bag charity

Stockholm's homeless have reacted in anger at a move by a group of members of parliament to launch a sleeping bag collection on their behalf, Expressen reports.

Skavsta reopens for air traffic

Skavsta reopens for air traffic

Air traffic is schedule to resume at Skavsta airport on Wednesday afternoon following a complete stoppage caused by adverse weather conditions.