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Whirlwind sparks panic at Stockholm pool

Shocked bathers took to their heels on Friday afternoon as a powerful whirlwind drew in over a popular outdoor swimming pool.

Sweden sees giant leap in trampoline accidents

Sweden sees giant leap in trampoline accidents

Sweden has witnessed a tenfold increase in trampoline accidents in recent years as the spring-loaded devices continue to grow in popularity.

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Man walks free after stabbing wife

A man who called the emergency services to say he had stabbed his wife twice in the chest has been cleared of any culpability after Jönköping district court ruled to drop the charges against him.

BP shareholders call for Svanberg’s head: report

BP shareholders call for Svanberg’s head: report

Several major BP shareholders are urging the embattled firm to eject Swedish chairman Carl Henric Svanberg as soon as the leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico is capped, the Financial Times reports.

Sweden’s prostitution law a success: report

Sweden’s prostitution law a success: report

A law criminalizing the purchase of prostitution has helped halve the number of streetwalkers in Sweden's cities, but the country is still facing a growing problem of sex sold over the internet, a report published on Friday said.