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Ship to Gaza boarded by Israeli soldiers: report

Ship to Gaza boarded by Israeli soldiers: report

Israeli soldiers have surrounded and boarded Estelle, a vessel operated by Sweden-based activist group Ship to Gaza, according to reports from the crew.

Kinnevik invests billions in German online shop

Kinnevik invests billions in German online shop

Swedish investment company Kinnevik has spent 2 billion kronor ($300 million) on a ten percent stake in the Berlin-based online shoe and clothing shop Zalando.

Swedish 'trekkies' tie the knot at Klingon wedding

A Swedish couple made sci-fi history on Friday after they exchanged their vows at a Star Trek-inspired Klingon-clad wedding ceremony in London, according to a report by Reuters.

Malmö police launch hate crimes hotline

Malmö police launch hate crimes hotline

Malmö police have launched a dedicated hate crimes hotline after criticism over how victims have been treated when reporting a suspected crime.

Blood rain heads for southern Sweden

Blood rain heads for southern Sweden

Sweden could be hit by the meteorological phenomenon "blood rain" over the weekend, so-called due to its distinct red hue, according to forecasters.