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Study: 'Memory improves for every generation'

A new Swedish study researching dementia has indicated that memories of human beings improve for every generation. Put simply children of today will remember more than their parents.

Sweden increases humanitarian aid to Congo

Sweden increases humanitarian aid to Congo

The Swedish government has announced an increase in development aid to the Democratic Republic of Congo in response to the growing refugee crisis in the east of the war-torn African state.

Young woman raped on Malmö street

A 27-year-old woman was raped early on Sunday morning on the street in central Malmö. Witnesses to the crime alerted police and the perpetrator was arrested at the scene.

Moderates consider eco-car tax exemption

A working committee within the Moderate party is considering the cost of a system to replace the eco-car subsidy that will expire in the spring. The committee is also looking at broader measures to reduce carbon emissions.

Tiger's 'play' leaves keeper nursing his wounds

Tiger's 'play' leaves keeper nursing his wounds

A zookeeper at Junsele Zoo in the north of Sweden was bitten by a white tiger on Saturday. The injured man was stuck in the cage with his assailant for 15 minutes before the zoo's owner arrived to rescue him.