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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: still hunting for European football glory

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a larger than life character and immensely talented but he is going to have to break a habit of a lifetime if he is to fulfill Paris Saint Germain sporting director Leonardo's prediction of "writing history" for the club.

Zlatan leaves Milan for lucrative deal in Paris

Zlatan leaves Milan for lucrative deal in Paris

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed with French club Paris Saint Germain, a team official said on Tuesday, in a deal that will make him the highest-paid player in France's top football league

Docs thought pneumonia was anxiety, woman dead

Docs thought pneumonia was anxiety, woman dead

A hospital in southern Sweden has been reported to Sweden's National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) after a 55-year-old woman died from double pneumonia double pneumonia after doctors had diagnosed her for a panic attack.

Swedes windsurf to Germany in record time

Swedes windsurf to Germany in record time

Two Swedish men have broken what they believe is a world record by windsurfing from Sweden to Germany in under five hours.

‘Topless gender experts ride free’: go-kart track

‘Topless gender experts ride free’: go-kart track

Following the recent backlash from a Swedish gender official about a “sexy” sausage ad, a go-kart company in southern Sweden has offered female gender experts a free pass on the condition that they ride topless.

Sweden ‘at risk’ of losing global battle for talent

Sweden ‘at risk’ of losing global battle for talent

More than three fourths of Swedish university graduates are ready to seek jobs abroad, according to a new study, raising concerns as to whether Sweden does enough to keep talented graduates in the country.

Swedish teen caught in Obama Twitter crossfire

Swedish teen caught in Obama Twitter crossfire

A 19-year-old Swedish woman has been caught in the middle of an internet storm after her Twitter account matched the name of US President Barack Obama's "Life of Julia" women’s rights campaign.

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‘Harder than ever’ to get student flat in Stockholm

An influx of foreign students is one of the factors behind the worsening shortage of student housing in Stockholm, with only 15 percent of university students in the Swedish capital this autumn having been allocated a student flat.

Swedish team finds ‘first’ wild snow leopard cubs

Swedish team finds ‘first’ wild snow leopard cubs

Swedish researchers have discovered a den of wild snow leopards in the Mongolian mountains, marking the first time young cubs have been found in their natural habitat.

Green light for needle exchange in Stockholm

Green light for needle exchange in Stockholm

Swedish health officials have approved a request from Stockholm to launch a needle exchange programme for drug addicts in the Swedish capital.

Man lands job after threat to cut off boss’s fingers

Man lands job after threat to cut off boss’s fingers

An out of work 26-year-old from eastern Sweden who threatened to cut off a business owner's fingers after being denied a job is facing criminal charges for the violent threat.

Mangs deserves life for ‘ruthless’ sniper attacks

Mangs deserves life for ‘ruthless’ sniper attacks

A Swedish man on trial for a shooting spree targeting immigrants that left three people dead and wounded many more should probably be given Sweden's harshest punishment, a prosecutor said Monday.