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Volvo sold to China’s Geely

Chinese car maker Zhejiang Geely Holding has signed a deal to buy Sweden's Volvo Cars from US auto maker Ford.

Chainsaw massacre averted in southern Sweden

Chainsaw massacre averted in southern Sweden

Peace has returned to the small community of Klippan in southern Sweden after a 25-year fired up his chainsaw and chased unsuspecting passers-by down the street last weekend, threatening to kill them.

Volvo unions on board as deal looms

Volvo unions on board as deal looms

The takeover of Volvo by Zhejiang Geely Holding looks set to go ahead on Sunday as unions linked to the Swedish car maker agreed to the Chinese company's purchase.

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Reinfeldt weighs in on village rape case

Sweden's prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has added his voice to the outcry over the treatment of a 14-year-old girl shunned by her village community after being raped in a school toilet.

Government promises tax cut for pensioners

Government promises tax cut for pensioners

Sweden's centre-right government has indicated it will include tax cuts for pensioners to the tune of five billion kronor ($688 million) in its impending spring budget.

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Lottery player wins record jackpot

A national lottery contestant in Helsingborg in southern Sweden hit the jackpot on Saturday evening with a record 214.6 million kronor ($29.5 million) win.