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Young girl dies in cemetery accident

Young girl dies in cemetery accident

An eight-year-old girl died on Sunday when a gravestone apparently tipped over and fell on her head.

Fire shuts down Swedish nuclear reactor

Fire shuts down Swedish nuclear reactor

The nuclear reactor at Oskarshamn was closed down late on Saturday night after a fire broke out at the plant.

Asylum seekers used as car wash 'slaves'

Asylum seekers and undocumented immigrants are being treated like slaves and paid far less than the legal minimum wage at car washes around the country, according to the police.

Gambling addicts 'not getting enough help'

Swedish health authorities have criticised the lack of help available in Sweden for gambling addiction, with many municipalities providing no resources at all to deal with the problem.

Voters flee Social Democrats in new poll

Voters flee Social Democrats in new poll

The latest voter poll shows that support for the Social Democrats has dropped nearly 10 points over the past three weeks in the wake of party leader Håkan Juholt's accommodation subsidies scandal.