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Newspaper cleared of defaming ex-Lindh murder suspect

Southern Swedish newspaper Sydsvenskan has been cleared of libel charges after being sued by the initial suspect in the murder of Swedish foreign minister Anna Lindh in 2002.

February in Sweden: No sex please, we’re cold

February in Sweden: No sex please, we’re cold

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

Swedish crime writer denies plagiarism allegations

Swedish crime writer denies plagiarism allegations

The Swedish publisher of Liza Marklund and US author James Patterson's crime novel Postcard Killers has denied that the book was inspired by Klas Östergren's The Last Cigarette.

Swedish daily slashes workforce

Swedish daily slashes workforce

Dagens Nyheter (DN), the Swedish daily newspaper, has announced that it is slashing 100 jobs after a year of continued losses, according to a report in Dagens Media.

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Metro finishes 2009 with a flourish

Metro International, the Swedish publisher of free newspapers, reported a strong last quarter in 2009 but recorded a loss for the full year.

Justice Minister reluctant to store data

Justice Minister reluctant to store data

The European Court of Justice has told Sweden that it must implement a 2006 measure requiring telecom operators to store information about their customers’ phone calls and emails.

Swedish rock mums roll up for riff camp

Swedish rock mums roll up for riff camp

If you are a "madame" aged "18 to eternity" and have long harboured dreams of stardom, a new music camp at cities across Sweden may help you hone your rock star poise and hot licks.

Delays as Arlanda Express train derails

Delays as Arlanda Express train derails

The wintry weather continued to cause extensive problems in the Stockholm region on Thursday as an Arlanda Express airport train derailed north of the city.

‘Swedes no longer sickest in EU’: report

‘Swedes no longer sickest in EU’: report

The established picture of the Swedes being the population with the highest incidence of sick leave in the world has been shaken. Sweden is now close to the European average, according to a report by Sveriges Radio (SR).

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Russian nuclear waste dumped off Sweden

The Russian military is suspected of having dumped chemical weapons and radioactive waste off the Swedish island of Gotland in the beginning of the 1990s, according to Sveriges Television (SVT).

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Swedish pensioner murdered in Egypt

A 62-year-old Swede has been found dead in her apartment in the tourist resort of Hurghada in Egypt, according to the Expressen newspaper.