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Soviets lied over Wallenberg death: researchers

Two researchers have said there is strong evidence to suggest that Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg was still alive after the date on which the Soviet Union claimed he had died of a heart attack.

Surprise vote of confidence in Reinfeldt: poll

The Swedish electorate has expressed a vote of confidence in Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, according to a survey published Thursday. More than half of respondents said Reinfeldt would be the political candidate of choice in an upcoming election, while less than 26 percent said would support opposition leader Mona Sahlin.

Berdych defeats Söderling in Miami semi-final

Tomas Berdych beat fifth-seeded Swede Robin Söderling in the semi-finals of the Miami ATP Masters 1000 on Friday. Berdych will go on to face American Andy Roddick, who beat Spain's Rafael Nadal, in Sunday's final.

Pension gaps continue to grow: report

Income gap among Swedish pensioners has grown over the last 10 years, according to a report from Statistics Sweden (Statistiska Centralbyrån - SCB) covering 1999-2008.

Suspect arrested over car park murder

Suspect arrested over car park murder

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the brutal parking lot assault that led to the death of a 78-year-old woman in Landskrona in southern Sweden.

Hate cleric will not participate in Swedish conference

US-born Muslim preacher Abdullah Hakim Quick, who has described Jews as "filthy" and advocates the execution of homosexuals, will not be participating in a Swedish young Muslim conference he was scheduled to speak at over Easter weekend.