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No charges over Swedish Afghanistan deaths

No Swedish soldiers will face charges over the shootings of two Swedish officers and an interpreter in Afghanistan in February.

Stockholm Spanish celebrate hard-fought win

Stockholm Spanish celebrate hard-fought win

While the Stockholm supporters of the Netherlands and Spain gathered a mere stones throw from each other on Södermalm to watch the 2010 World Cup final, the football on offer could not have been further apart.

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Sick people far more likely to die in heatwaves

Deaths among people with serious psychiatric illnesses such as dementia rise by 90 percent during extended heatwaves, according to a new Swedish report.

Baltic algal blooms linked to nerve disease

Baltic algal blooms linked to nerve disease

The seasonal outbreaks of blue-green algae in the Baltic Sea emit a nerve poison which can have a link to Alzheimer's, Parkínson's and Lou Gehrig's disease, Swedish researchers have claimed, according to a report in the Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) daily on Monday.

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Sports trainer jailed for sex attacks on boys

A sports trainer from Stockholm has been jailed for a string of sex attacks against boys. The trainer, 22, was convicted of crimes against 16 boys and was jailed for three years and six months.

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Swedish bosses slate bonuses

Four out of five Swedish bosses say their companies’ bonus systems are faulty. Many complain that bonuses reward short-term gains rather than their firms’ long-term interests, according to a new survey.

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SEB sells German retail banking operation

Swedish bank SEB announced on Monday that it has signed a €555 million euros ($698 million) agreement to sell its German retail banking business to Spanish bank Santander.

Brewers celebrate summer heat

Brewers celebrate summer heat

Swedish breweries are happy over the recent heat wave and are hopeful that the warm summer weeks will compensate for poor sales in the spring.

Minister proposes ban on fighting dogs

Minister proposes ban on fighting dogs

Sweden's local government minister Mats Odell has proposed a ban on fighting dogs, citing security concerns for those living in large apartment buildings.

Sunday heat record proves lull before storm

Sunday heat record proves lull before storm

The weekend saw record temperatures across much of Sweden with Saturday's high beaten on Sunday by the 35 degrees recorded in Målilla in southern Sweden, before thunder and rain gave welcome respite on Sunday evening.