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Debt and Korea cause Stockholm market fall

Increasing concern about the European debt crisis and renewed tensions between North and South Korea caused share prices in Stockholm to fall sharply on Tuesday.

US must close foreign bases: opposition

US must close foreign bases: opposition

Sweden will 'demand' that the United States closes all foreign military bases if the red-green opposition wins power.

Stockholm’s royal love fest unveiled

Stockholm’s royal love fest unveiled

The City of Stockholm has unveiled the programme for the "Love 2010" festivities to celebrate the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling.

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Curb on online income snoopers moves closer

The Swedish parliament's Constitutional Committee has approved a law change that will make it harder to find out other people's incomes online.

Tourist board seeks folk costume renaissance

Tourist board seeks folk costume renaissance

The Swedish Tourist Association (Svenska Turistföreningen - STF) is hoping that a design competition will encourage people to rediscover the traditional folk costume and provide a debonair wedding gift for Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling.

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Socialite Swede released from Australian jail

A Swedish-born socialite, Charlotte Lindström, jailed for nearly four years in Australia in March 2008 for plotting to murder two witnesses in her boyfriend's drug trial has been released on parole from New South Wales prison.

Swedish unemployment rises in April

Swedish unemployment rises in April

Unemployment in Sweden climbed in April to 9.8 percent of the workforce with 483,000 registered job-seekers, exceeding expectations and up 80,000 on the corresponding month of 2009, a new report shows.

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Court ruling paves way for flood of ‘Princes’

A Swedish appeals court has cleared the path for parents to name their children Prince ("Prins") after rejecting a tax agency (Skatteverket) argument that the name was a professional title.

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New cancer medicine starves tumours

Swedish researchers have developed a new cancer DNA vaccine which restricts the supply of blood to tumours.

King to lead princess to the altar: Royal Court

King to lead princess to the altar: Royal Court

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf will lead his daughter, Crown Princess Victoria, to the altar at her wedding to Daniel Westling on June 19th, the Royal Court has confirmed.