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Stockholm's Green City award: it's what you can't see that counts

Stockholm's Green City award: it's what you can't see that counts

A fisherman braces to reel in a large, wriggling salmon, its scales glistening in the sun as he lays his catch down, not on a sandy river bank but on the bustling cobblestone walkway outside parliament, at the very heart of the Swedish capital.

Leg injury may keep Zlatan out of Champions League quarter finals

Following an injury to his right leg, Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is unlikely to play during the Champions League quarter-final second leg clash with Arsenal on Tuesday.

Massive search launched for missing elderly woman

A massive search with police and canine units has been launched to find an 80-year-old woman who is missing in a forest outside of Glimåkra in Skåne in southern Sweden. The woman went for a walk in the woods on Saturday, but when she didn't come home relatives called police around 10.30pm.

Swedish state should focus on venture capital: report

The Swedish state should focus on developing new investment funds for risk capital as well as seeking out international and national capital, according to a proposal from SEB bank chairman Marcus Wallenberg and IF Metall trade union chairman Stefan Löfven, among other economic experts.

Car park murder suspect denies allegations

The 23-year-old main suspect in the assault that led to the death of a 78-year-old woman in Landskrona in southern Sweden has denied the allegations. The man is facing charges of murder and aggravated assault.