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'Crime possible' in death of five-year-old girl

'Crime possible' in death of five-year-old girl

Swedish police said on Tuesday they had not ruled out foul play in the death of a five-year-old girl, whose body was found by a lake near Avesta in central Sweden on Monday.

EU grants Swedes child support in Denmark

EU grants Swedes child support in Denmark

Southern Swedes who cross the Öresund Bridge as part of their daily commute to work in Denmark are set to finally benefit from Danish child support, after the EU intervened to settle an ongoing dispute between the Scandinavian neighbours.

Spillage leaves Swedish motorway soaked in beer

Spillage leaves Swedish motorway soaked in beer

Motorists taking the E18 between Arboga and Örebro got a free drink on Tuesday morning after a truck scattered thousands of beer cans, leaving the motorway soaked in alcohol.

Man in custody in missing woman case

A 35-year-old man has been remanded into custody in connection with the case of the missing mother of two in Trollhättan in western Sweden.

'Counting immigrants' worth in money is racist'

'Counting immigrants' worth in money is racist'

Don't fall into the racist trap of measuring immigrants' value by how much they contribute to the treasury. How much do disabled people contribute to the balance sheet of society? Sick people? Such thinking opens the door to horrible follow-up questions, argues Swedish author Marcus Priftis.

Road piracy on rise in Sweden as two detained

Road piracy on rise in Sweden as two detained

A duo of thieves pretending to be stranded on the side of the road in western Sweden threatened a motorist with a blade when he stopped to help them.

Sweden in the top of EU single market league

Sweden in the top of EU single market league

Sweden is among the top performers in the EU single market, according to a new report from the European Commission published on Monday.

Sweden's Marcus Berg signs for Greek side

Sweden's Marcus Berg signs for Greek side

Swedish international striker Marcus Berg has joined Greek side Panathinaikos for an undisclosed fee from Bundesliga side Hamburg, the Greek Super League club announced Monday.

Swedish town hall hit by horse manure attack

Swedish town hall hit by horse manure attack

Employees of Grums municipality in western Sweden were forced to find their way past over 1,000 litres of horse manure on Monday which had been dumped outside the town hall in a suspected political protest.

Swedish city indicted over parasite outbreak

Swedish city indicted over parasite outbreak

The municipality of Östersund in northern Sweden has been charged for environmental crimes following the parasite outbreak which left half the population with the stomach flu in the winter of 2010.