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One dead in bus crash

One person has died and 14 others were injured in a bus accident on Färingsö west of Stockholm, police reported on Wednesday.

No evidence of royal wedding tourist boom

No evidence of royal wedding tourist boom

A predicted rush of tourists to Stockholm for the upcoming royal wedding has so far failed to materialise, with no more bookings than in previous years, according to hoteliers in the capital.

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Companies better at making bill payments

Companies have become better at paying bills on time, according to new figures. The number of rulings in cases involving orders for payment fell by 22 percent in April over the same month last year, according to credit reporting company Syna's latest trade outlook barometer.

Researcher mauled by ‘sleeping’ bear

Researcher mauled by ‘sleeping’ bear

Peter Segerström, a Swedish predator researcher, was attacked on Monday by a bear who had been put to sleep to be tagged.

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Swedish abortions decline in 2009: report

The number of abortions performed in Sweden fell in 2009, for the first time in five years, new statistics from the National Board of Health and Welfare show.

NBA’s Jerebko returns to Sweden

NBA’s Jerebko returns to Sweden

Following his first season in the NBA, Jonas Jerebko has returned to Sweden to a warm reception from both the media and fans.

Choir singing can ease irritable bowels: study

Choir singing can ease irritable bowels: study

Singing is a popular pursuit in the Nordic countries and while it is often associated with alcohol consumption it can also have positive health effects - such as easing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Swedish research suggests.

‘Selman’ 20 kronor note given late reprieve

‘Selman’ 20 kronor note given late reprieve

Sweden's Riksbank wants to replace the 20 kronor ($3) note, known as 'Selman' as it depicts the celebrated Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf, with a new coin but the parliamentary finance committee has granted clemency and put a stop to the plan.

Headache pills cause chronic headaches: study

Headache pills cause chronic headaches: study

Overuse of common over-the-counter painkillers can cause chronic headaches, according to an ongoing Swedish study.

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10-year-old girl found alive and well

The ten-year-old girl who went missing from a playground in Svenljunga in southern Sweden on Friday was found alive and well on Tuesday evening.