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Swedish soldiers in Afghanistan firefight

For the second night running Swedish soldiers have been in the firing line in Afghanistan. The soldiers were on night patrol west of Mazar-i-Sharif on Friday night when they became involved in a firefight.

Canine companions in runaway car crash

When a car crashed through a garden fence in the southern Swedish town of Skurup on Friday evening the family presumed that the driver had made a getaway as the car appeared empty.

Swedish town marches against violence

Swedish town marches against violence

The northern Swedish town of Gällivare joined together on Friday evening to take a stand against recent violent attacks that have rocked the remote locality north of the Arctic Circle and left two women dead.

Stenson caught by Garcia in Shanghai

Stenson caught by Garcia in Shanghai

Sweden's Henrik Stenson was joined by Spanish sensation Sergio Garcia at the top of the HSBC Champions leaderboard after a rain-delayed second round in Shanghai on Saturday.

State rail operator in ticketing u-turn controversy

Swedish state-owned rail operator SJ has performed a u-turn and made changes to its controversial ticketing system. Travellers will from next year be obliged to carry identification in a push to tackle ticket touts.