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Police urge calm at mosque demo

Police urge calm at mosque demo

Police in Gothenburg sought to ward off clashes on Sunday as neo-Nazi demonstrators opposed to the construction of a new mosque met with resistance from counter-demonstrators.

Swedes embroiled in Irish animal welfare row

Two Swedish students find themselves at the centre of an animal welfare controversy in Ireland after releasing a film of a hare dying in agony at a coursing event.

Swedish consumer group urges Israel boycott

A consumer organization in western Sweden with some 350,000 members has called on the country's Coop supermarkets to stop selling all goods from Israel.

Assault victim dumped in cemetery

A police unit in Gothenburg discovered a 22-year-old man in a cemetery on Saturday evening with one of his legs broken and his body covered in bruises.

Sweden to invest in new submarines

Sweden to invest in new submarines

The Swedish military is set to shell out billions of kronor for two new state-of the-art submarines while also upgrading two older vessels, defence minister Sten Tolgfors has revealed, defence minister Sten Tolgfors has revealed.