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Somalia terror suspect remanded

A 23-year old man suspected of planning terror attacks in Somalia has been remanded in custody by Gothenburg District Court.

Backlash over student loan crackdown

Backlash over student loan crackdown

Swedish students are being forced to pay back tens of thousands of kronor at short notice because universities and the student loan authority can't agree on how to define a full-time student.

Swedes in semis at hockey worlds

Swedes in semis at hockey worlds

Sweden will face the Czech Republic in the semi-finals of the 2010 IIHF World Hockey Championship in Germany on Saturday.

Swedes back centre-right government in a crisis

Swedes back centre-right government in a crisis

The Swedish electorate have significantly more faith in the centre-right government to handle an economic crisis than the centre-left opposition, a new Sifo survey shows.

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Stockholm photography museum thrills Leibovitz

A new museum on Stockholm's waterfront has created a buzz among the world's best photographers. Claire Hardman found Annie Leibovitz, the world's most revered photographer, was among those to be won over.

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Hotel fined for guest slur at discrimination seminar

A Swedish appeals court has ruled that a Norrköping hotel was guilty of discriminating against a guest who was participating at a conference on ethnic discrimination at the time.

Who’s who in the extended royal family

Who’s who in the extended royal family

The King, Queen and their children might be the best-known members of the Swedish royal family, but there are numerous other Swedish princes and princesses - including the last surviving great-grandchild of Britain's Queen Victoria, writes Juan Navas.

Mobiles overtake fixed lines in Sweden

Mobiles overtake fixed lines in Sweden

Swedes now spend longer talking on mobile phones than on fixed lines, according to new calculations.

Olofsson happy with Geely Volvo assurances

Olofsson happy with Geely Volvo assurances

Sweden's enterprise minister Maud Olofsson has discussed the Volvo-Geely deal with senior Chinese management and received confirmation that the firm plans to retain its Swedish connection and maintain production in the country.

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Spring floods threaten northern Sweden

Sweden's meteorological agency SMHI has issued flood warnings in several areas across northern parts of Sweden as water levels rise with the spring floods.

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TeliaSonera appeals anti-piracy ruling

Swedish telecom firm TeliaSonera has announced its intention to appeal to the Supreme Court (Högsta Domstolen) an anti-piracy law ruling ordering the firm to hand over the names and addresses of people behind a file sharing website.