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Swedish king's uncle dies at 95

Swedish king's uncle dies at 95

The last surviving great-grandchild of Britain's Queen Victoria, Count Carl Johan Bernadotte of Wisborg, has died at the age of 95.

Malmö shooter set to face murder charges

The 40-year-old man believed to be behind a string of shootings in Malmö in southern Sweden is to be formally charged on Monday for three murders and a slew of attempted murders after having spent 18 months on remand.

Swedish police in 'bear attack hoax' retreat

The 38-year-old man who claimed on Saturday that he had been attacked by a bear south of Gävle in eastern Sweden, has injuries which doctors believe were inflicted by an animal and police have now apologized for doubting his story.

Sweden see off Czechs at hockey worlds

Sweden see off Czechs at hockey worlds

Co-hosts Sweden maintained their perfect record at the at the World Ice Hockey Championships, earning their second win of the tournament by beating the Czech Republic 4-1 at the ice of Globen arena on Saturday.

Swedish police: bear attack was a hoax

Police in Gävleborg in eastern Sweden have announced that they no longer believe a man who claimed on Saturday to have been the victim of an unprovoked bear attack.

Bildt: next French leader faces 'wake up' call

Bildt: next French leader faces 'wake up' call

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt urged the front-running French presidential candidate Francois Hollande on Saturday to take account of European economic conditions if he wins a presidential poll.