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Long-term unemployed tapped for Swedish cultural preservation bid

The government has proposed utlising thousands of Swedes with diminished work capacity due to illness or disability in a new effort to help preserve Sweden's cultural heritage.

‘Tropical hurricane’ Katia batters Sweden

‘Tropical hurricane’ Katia batters Sweden

Parts of Sweden were left reeling on Tuesday in the wake of torrential rains and gusty winds accompanying the remnants of hurricane Katia as it made its way across the country.

Man charged for playing Dylan song for his ex

Man charged for playing Dylan song for his ex

A 50-year-old Swedish man has been charged with harassment after he played a Bob Dylan song for his ex-girlfriend hoping to reignite an abandoned love.

Foraging for Sweden’s autumn delights

Foraging for Sweden’s autumn delights

As the chill of autumn starts to sweep across Sweden, food blogger Maia Brindley Nilsson offers some tips about how to find some of the culinary treasures hidden in Sweden's forests.

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Italian politico convicted for pulling son’s hair

An Italian politician was convicted by a Swedish court on Tuesday for assaulting his son while on holiday in Stockholm in a case that has sparked heated debate in both Italy and Sweden.

Baby ‘euthanasia’ trial opens in Stockholm

Baby ‘euthanasia’ trial opens in Stockholm

The trial against a Swedish doctor accused of infant euthanasia came underway on Tuesday, a case causing concern among the country's medical profession.

Journalists ‘probing Lundin Oil’: report

Journalists ‘probing Lundin Oil’: report

The two Swedish reporters jailed in Ethiopia were in the country investigating Lundin Petroleum, a Swedish oil and mining company, at the time of their arrest, according to reports in the Swedish media.

Terror suspects involved in ‘murder plot’

Terror suspects involved in ‘murder plot’

Four men arrested in Gothenburg at the weekend on suspicion of planning terror crimes will face a remand hearing on Wednesday, but for planning to commit murder, rather than terror acts.

‘It’s changed my view of humanity’: prosecutor

‘It’s changed my view of humanity’: prosecutor

On Tuesday the trial against 24 people for possessing and distributing child pornography opened in Sweden, in a case that has drawn widespread attention as all but one of the defendants are women.

Nature snapper stripped of photo award

Nature snapper stripped of photo award

Photographer Terje Hellesö, has been stripped of the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency's Nature Photographer of the Year award after admitting that he manipulated a number of his pictures of predatory animals.

Zlatan ruled out of Barça clash

Zlatan ruled out of Barça clash

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is out of Tuesday's Champions League clash between his old club Barcelona and AC Milan at the Camp Nou due to a long-standing groin problem.