Sunshine greets Sweden’s National Day

Sunshine greets Sweden’s National Day

Swedes celebrated National Day on Wednesday with events across the country, and in Stockholm at least the weather offered a sunny break from the recent rains.

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Swedish teen held for child rape

An 18-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of having raped two ten-year-old girls at a school in western Sweden on Monday afternoon.

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Swedish study offers Alzheimer’s vaccine hope

Swedish researchers are hopeful that a new study published on Wednesday could represent a breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

Swedes see off Serbs in Euros warm up

Swedes see off Serbs in Euros warm up

Sweden beat Serbia 2-1 in their final pre-Euro friendly on Wednesday, securing an encouraging victory which nonetheless raised questions about whether the team's defence is up to scratch ahead of Euro 2012.

Crisis-hit Greeks flock to Sweden

Crisis-hit Greeks flock to Sweden

As the economic crisis intensifies in Greece, the number of Greeks coming to Sweden in search of housing and jobs has soared, a leader of the Scandinavian country's Greek community said Tuesday.