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Orders fall in June – but are up on 2009

Swedish industry saw orders fall by 2.5 percent between May and June, according to preliminary figures from Statistics Sweden. But the figures were a 15.5 percent rise on June 2009.

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Saab and Volvo speed up production

Swedish carmakers Saab and Volvo have both increased production to satisfy rising demand for their cars. Several hundred workers who had previously been laid off have been rehired.

Ex-partner of missing woman released

Ex-partner of missing woman released

The former partner of a woman who went missing in western Sweden last month was released from police custody on Friday, but remains suspected of her murder.

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Pirate Party amends manifesto on child porn

The Swedish Pirate Party has changed its election manifesto after criticism over its position on child pornography.

Swedish seniors set to vote in droves

Swedish seniors set to vote in droves

Almost all Swedish people aged 55-85-years-old plan to make the effort to vote in the September 19th general elections, a new survey shows.

Man City offers 5 million a week to Ibrahimovic

Man City offers 5 million a week to Ibrahimovic

Premier League football club Manchester City has offered Barcelona and Sweden star Zlatan Ibrahimovic around 5.5 million kronor ($745,000) per week to swap the Camp Nou for England's north-west, according to a report in UK newspaper The Sun.

Bus in boat rescue as rains hit Sweden

Bus in boat rescue as rains hit Sweden

Bus passengers were involved in a dramatic boat rescue in western Sweden on Friday morning as heavy rains led to flooding on the E20 in Halland, with the meteorological office forecasting continued wet weather for the weekend.

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Swedish paedophile to remain in Cambodian jail

The 63-year-old Swedish man convicted for sexually assaulting three boys in Cambodia, will serve his 6.5 year sentence after a Cambodian court confirmed his conviction.

Ship runs aground, captain suspected drunk

Ship runs aground, captain suspected drunk

A Dutch freighter has run aground off the coast of Helsingborg in southern Sweden, with the captain taken in for police questioning after he appeared drunk at the helm.

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Police discover stash of napalm material

Swedish police have discovered a store of ammunition in rural Österlen in southern Sweden after a raid targeting two men, aged 20 and 23-years-old. Among the items seized was alunat, a material used to make napalm.