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Tallinn’s charms just a luxury ferry ride away

While the Stockholm archipelago has its undeniable charms, venturing a little further east means a great leap in terms of the culture and history offered by the much-underestimated Baltic countries.

Royal revellers brave birthday downpour

Royal revellers brave birthday downpour

Despite the nasty weather a brave crowd had gathered to congratulate Crown Princess Victoria on her birthday at the Royal Family’s summer residence Solliden on the Baltic island of Öland on Thursday.

Cops drop Örebro prof suspect suicide probe

Cops drop Örebro prof suspect suicide probe

An investigation into the suicide of the man suspected of murdering and dismembering a Örebro professor in March has been dropped with staff cleared of any suspicion of breach of duty.

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Swede suspected of war crimes in Serbia

A Swedish citizen was remanded into custody in Serbia on Wednesday after having been picked up by Serbian border police when entering the country. According to the Swedish foreign ministry he is suspected of war crimes.

Teaching vacancies jump in Sweden

Teaching vacancies jump in Sweden

The number of advertised vacancies for teaching jobs in Sweden has leapt 25 percent over the past year, new figures show, with unions arguing that low salaries are to blame.

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80-year-old convicted for nursing home abuse

An 80-year-old man was on Thursday convicted of rape in connection with the abuse of a woman in her seventies who suffered from dementia at a nursing home in Luleå in northern Sweden.

Swedish journalists faced Ethiopian court: ministry

Swedish journalists faced Ethiopian court: ministry

The two Swedish reporters arrested while travelling in the Ogaden province of Ethiopia in the beginning of the month have already faced a judge, according to information from Swedish and Ethiopian officials.

Swedish apartment prices continue to fall

Swedish apartment prices continue to fall

Flat prices fell by 4 percent in Sweden in June compared to the previous month, according to fresh figures from Sweden’s real estate statistics website Mäklarstatistik. This marks the third month in a row that flat prices have fallen in Sweden. However, house prices still remain unchanged.

UK court defers Assange extradition appeal

UK court defers Assange extradition appeal

Judges in the UK High Court on Wednesday deferred their decision an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange against his extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault.

Spotify set for US launch

Spotify set for US launch

Swedish music streaming service Spotify is set to launch its popular service in the US on Thursday.

Swedes undone by rampant Japan

Swedes undone by rampant Japan

Sweden proved incapable of coping with an impressive Japan who booked their place in the women's World Cup final against the United States with a emphatic 3-1 victor in Wednesday's semi-final.