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Swedes draw Dutch and Finns in Euro 2012 qualifiers

Sweden face Holland, Hungary and neighbours Finland in a Euro 2012 qualification group that gives Erik Hamrén's side a chance to settle old scores.

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Two Swedes killed in Afghanistan

Two Swedish military officers and a local interpreter were killed on Sunday when their unit came under fire west of Mazar-e Sharif in Afghanistan.

Proposed tax writeoffs for computer and TV installation

Proposed tax writeoffs for computer and TV installation

Swedish national elections are still months away. But political parties are already vaunting enticing proposals to woo voters.

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Dangerous cargo slips off ship near Gotland

A Coast Guard search has failed to find a container housing environmentally dangerous substances that slipped off a Finnish ship south of the Baltic Sea island of Gotland off the Swedish east coast on Saturday.

Citizen protests block hotel expansion in heritage town

Citizen protests block hotel expansion in heritage town

Following a vigorous citizen protest, an historic hotel in Sweden’s oldest town has been denied permission to expand. Sigtuna Stads Hotell in the thousand-year town of Sigtuna must content itself with just 26 rooms.

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Sweden fares badly in global economic report

Swedish citizens have fared badly compared to other developed nations during the deepest depression since the 1930s.

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One thousand pigs survive barn roof collapse

Winter should not come as a surprise in Sweden. But it did – after many mild seasons.