Storm Alfrida knocks out Gotland phone network (including emergency number)
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Storm Alfrida knocks out Gotland phone network (including emergency number)

Swedish islanders were left without working phone lines and electricity after Storm Alfrida battered Scandinavia.

One in three calls to Sweden’s emergency number are unnecessary

One in three calls to Sweden’s emergency number are unnecessary

Sweden-bound plane forced into emergency landing

Sweden-bound plane forced into emergency landing

20 firefighters battle blaze on boat in Gothenburg harbour

20 firefighters battle blaze on boat in Gothenburg harbour

Flight declares emergency minutes after takeoff

Flight declares emergency minutes after takeoff

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Pregnant woman dies after emergency calls ignored

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Emergency calls meet with engaged tone

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Stockholm store cleared after ‘gas leak’

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Man dies after two hour wait for ambulance

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Apartment fire leaves two dead

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Police operator fails to report murder call

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103-year-old woman puts out bed fire

Forest fires ‘out of control’ in western Sweden

Forest fires ‘out of control’ in western Sweden

Profit pressures rise for troubled ambulance firm

Profit pressures rise for troubled ambulance firm

Woman calls SOS alarm 2,000 times

Woman calls SOS alarm 2,000 times

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Woman runs herself over with own car

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Doc refused to aid dying man: ‘I don’t know why’

Patient waits eight hours in emergency ward, dies

Patient waits eight hours in emergency ward, dies

Old maps result in hour-long ambulance delay

Old maps result in hour-long ambulance delay

Sweden launches new emergency number

Sweden launches new emergency number

‘Centralize the Swedish emergency call system’

‘Centralize the Swedish emergency call system’

Woman dies hours after ambulance no-show

Woman dies hours after ambulance no-show