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Malmö murders linked to fake online firms: report

Several of the recent killings in Malmö have been linked to financial fraud and fake companies trading online, according to sources close to the ongoing murder investigations.

Flying Finn Latvala claims Swedish rally title

Flying Finn Latvala claims Swedish rally title

Finland's Jari-Matti Latvala won the Rally of Sweden near Hagfors in western Sweden on Sunday, clinching the sixth win of his career and the second in Sweden.

Teacher held after having sex with teen students

A 24-year-old teacher has been remanded into custody on suspicion of child rape after admitting that he had sexual relations with a number of teenage pupils, according to a report in the Aftonbladet daily.

Sweden approves medical 'marijuana'

Sweden approves medical 'marijuana'

Medicinal cannabis is now available as a prescription medicine in Sweden after the Medical Products Agency (Läkemedelsverket) approved a cannabis-based mouth spray for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Man arrested after 'hugging thief' attack

A man has been arrested in Gävle in northern Sweden on suspicion of having stolen a 20-year-old's wallet while doling out an impromptu hug in an apparent copycat attack of a gang operating in Stockholm.