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Elderly man lay dead for over three years

An elderly man was found dead in his apartment in Tumba in southern Stockholm last Wednesday with police believing that he could have been dead for over three years without anyone having noticed.

Juholt: ‘There is another way, a different choice’

Juholt: ‘There is another way, a different choice’

Håkan Juholt, the new leader of Sweden's Social Democrat party, attacked the government's record on youth unemployment, child poverty and 'growing divides' in society, in his inaugural speech on Saturday.

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Swedish boy mauled by bear

A 12-year-old boy was bitten in both legs by a brown bear on Friday after he disturbed the hibernating animal while out skiing in Funäsdalsberget in northern Sweden.

Olofsson in the dark over Vattenfall pay off

Olofsson in the dark over Vattenfall pay off

The Swedish government has denied that it, or enterprise minister Maud Olofsson, had any knowledge of the golden parachute payment that led to the sacking of Vattenfall chair Lars Westerberg.

Zlatan to miss Milan derby despite ban cut

Zlatan to miss Milan derby despite ban cut

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's ban for violent conduct was on Friday reduced from three games to two but the Sweden forward will still miss next weekend's Milan derby.