How Swedish research allows doctors to ‘see pain’
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How Swedish research allows doctors to ‘see pain’

Pain-ridden whiplash patients, overworked doctors and insurance companies are just some of the potential beneficiaries of groundbreaking Swedish research that has led to the development of a new way of “seeing” pain.

Nude model ‘scarred’ by sex addict’s spying

Nude model ‘scarred’ by sex addict’s spying

A self-proclaimed sex addict from the UK has been fined in Sweden after using a camera hidden in a briefcase to secretly film a female model undressing in a Stockholm hotel room.

Stockholm’s Olympic Stadium turns 100 years

Stockholm’s Olympic Stadium turns 100 years

The Stockholm Olympic Stadium celebrates 100 years since it was inaugurated as the main venue for the 1912 Games by once again welcoming the city’s marathon runners into the stadium for the final straight of the race.

Girl found hanged in tree near Stockholm

Girl found hanged in tree near Stockholm

A 17-year-old girl was found hanging dead from a tree near Stockholm on Thursday in what police initially thought was a suicide but which is now being investigated as a murder.

British flyer finds lost WWII plane on The Local

British flyer finds lost WWII plane on The Local

An aging WWII veteran who ditched his plane off the Swedish coast in the late summer of 1943 has been able to share his harrowing tale thanks to an article on The Local about an airman who landed on a cow in a field in southern Sweden.

Swedish site chosen in Google’s World Wonders

Swedish site chosen in Google’s World Wonders

A unique collection of wooden buildings in northern Sweden has been chosen by Google in its new World Wonders Project, which takes people on a digital tour of selected heritage sites around the world.

Foreign PhDs ‘won’t give up’ residency rights fight

Foreign PhDs ‘won’t give up’ residency rights fight

A group of foreign PhD students have said they will continue their fight for new rules to ease their path to permanent residency in Sweden, despite the defeat this week of a parliamentary motion in favour of the move.

Swedish ‘summer’ kicks off with June snow

Swedish ‘summer’ kicks off with June snow

Residents in northern Sweden were forced to grab shovels rather than sun lotion on what was supposed to be the first day of summer, as much of the region was left covered in a thick blanket of snow on Friday.

Men hatch Swedish chicks from organic eggs

Men hatch Swedish chicks from organic eggs

Two men in northern Sweden who bought organic eggs from their local supermarket have now had four chicks hatch from the batch.

Sweden ranked ‘most competitive’ EU country

Sweden ranked ‘most competitive’ EU country

Sweden has been ranked as the most competitive country in the European Union (EU) and the fifth most competitive in the world, according to a new ranking from the Swiss business school IMD.

Man fined for thinking dynamite was sausage

Man fined for thinking dynamite was sausage

A Swedish man charged for possessing several sticks of dynamite claimed in court he was innocent as he thought the explosives were sausages.

Narcolepsy traced to specific vaccine batches

Narcolepsy traced to specific vaccine batches

A new Swedish study shows that all Swedes who developed narcolepsy from the swine flu vaccine Pandemrix received the vaccine from 12 of the 35 batches, despite the Swedish Medical Products Agency’s (Läkemedelsverket) previous claim that no such connection exists.

Lidström retires after 20 NHL seasons

Lidström retires after 20 NHL seasons

Swedish defenseman Nicklas Lidström announced his retirement from ice hockey on Thursday, hanging up his skates after 20 National Hockey League seasons with the Detroit Red Wings.