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Fraudsters use loot to go on stamp-buying binge

A man and a woman from Sundsvall in northern Sweden are under suspicion for skimming bank cards of hundreds of thousands of kronor and buying postage stamps for the money.

Private school sued after bullying case

Private school sued after bullying case

Prestigious Swedish boarding school Lundsberg has been sued for 178,400 kronor ($26,523) in damages for a boy who was allegedly continuously bullied by other students.

Business Brief: Casas do Barlavento – luxury villas in Portugal
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Business Brief: Casas do Barlavento – luxury villas in Portugal

Do you fancy heading to Portugal's beautiful Algarve? Casas do Barlavento can help find you somewhere to rent for a holiday - or to buy.

Royal Court releases new pics of Princess Estelle

Royal Court releases new pics of Princess Estelle

The Royal Court on Monday released another three images of the latest addition to the Swedish Royal family, Princess Estelle.

Swedish snow golfing champs ‘hit the whites’

Swedish snow golfing champs ‘hit the whites’

Golf enthusiasts in Kiruna, northern Sweden, took to the “whites” this weekend to compete for the unofficial title of Sweden’s best snow golfer.

An expat’s guide to retirement planning in Sweden
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An expat’s guide to retirement planning in Sweden

Saving for your financial future has never been more important - particularly for expatriates. But what options are open to you in Sweden?

Eight charged in ‘biggest ever’ Swedish drug bust

Eight charged in ‘biggest ever’ Swedish drug bust

Eight people have been charged for their part in the “biggest ever” cocaine ring in Sweden, in which several tons of cocaine at a value of 4.5 billion kronor ($665 million) had been imported from Colombia.

Mother admits giving 3-year-old cigs and beer

Mother admits giving 3-year-old cigs and beer

A mother from Malmö in southern Sweden, charged with forcing her 3-year-old son to smoke cigarettes and drink alcohol at a party last year, has confessed to all charges but was unable to offer the court any explanation why she acted the way she did.

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Syria ‘monitoring’ exiles in Sweden: envoy

Former Syrian ambassador to Sweden, Mohammad Bassam Imadi, has revealed that the Syrian government was spying on Syrian exiles in Sweden during his time in office.

Studying ‘unmanly’:  young Swedes

Studying ‘unmanly’: young Swedes

A new Swedish study shows that young male high school students, enrolled in the science programme, often downplay their schoolwork in order to culture the social aspect of their future career through making friends and networking.

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Wanted man takes sleeping couple hostage

A wanted man took an unsuspecting couple hostage late Sunday night after entering their flat as they slept in an attempt to evade capture by police in the west Stockholm suburb of Bromma.

Huge rise in Swedish rape acquittals: study

Huge rise in Swedish rape acquittals: study

The frequency of rape case acquittals in Sweden has increased dramatically in recent years, new research has shown, and scholars have a theory as to what lay behind the trend.

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Woman held after two women found dead

One woman is being held by police in northern Sweden after two women were found dead early Saturday morning in a flat in Piteå.