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Arboga child murderer seeks right to appeal

Christine Schürrer, the German woman who was sentenced to life in prison for murdering 3-year-old Max and his 1-year-old sister Saga, and then attempting to kill their mother Emma Jangestig in 2008, is now applying for leave to appeal her verdict.

One man dead after new Malmö shooting

One man dead after new Malmö shooting

Yet another man has been gunned down on the streets of Malmö, making him the fifth in just over a month to be shot dead in Sweden's third largest city.

Fake invoice fraud on the rise in Sweden: report

Fake invoice fraud on the rise in Sweden: report

The practice of sending fake invoices to companies and private citizens by fraudsters has increased to such an extent during the last six years that police have now labelled it Sweden's new "social problem".

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‘Serial’ rapist charged in southern Sweden

A 23-year-old man from Blekinge, in southern Sweden, has been charged with six rapes on a total of five teenage victims, of which two are under fifteen years of age.

Lottery winner loses out on millions after mix-up

Lottery winner loses out on millions after mix-up

A 32-year-old woman in Sweden recently lost out on winning a share of 80.5 million kronor ($11.7 million) due to the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) having her registered at the wrong address.

Secrets behind the 1961 Nobel prize in Literature revealed

Secrets behind the 1961 Nobel prize in Literature revealed

No outsider is privy to what goes on behind locked doors when the Nobel committee decides the winner of Sweden's prestigious literature prize - not until fifty years later when the documents become available to the public at the Nobel Library in Stockholm.

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Swedish teen girl killed in tram accident

A 17-year-old girl was killed in a tram accident near Drottningtorget in central Gothenburg around 5am on Tuesday morning.

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Police question couple over missing man

Police have arrested a couple in their twenties on suspicion of being behind the kidnapping of a 25-year-old man who went missing from his home in Uppsala on the December 28th.

Borg ‘most popular’ minister in Sweden: poll

Borg ‘most popular’ minister in Sweden: poll

Sweden's Minister of Finance, Anders Borg, scored the highest, leaving Fredrik Reinfeldt behind, when Swedes had their say on which ministers they like the best.

New law makes snus users pay more for less

New law makes snus users pay more for less

Users of snus, or moist snuff, will get less for their money as manufacturers reduced pouch content by ten percent when the tax on tobacco was raised at the beginning of the year.

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Swedish woman arrested in India with live bullet

Police in India have apprehended a Swedish member of the armed forces when she allegedly attempted to board a plane carrying a live bullet in her baggage.