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Early year slide persists on Stockholm stock exchange

The Stockholm stock exchange slumped for the fourth consecutive day of trading on Monday, with shares in Ericsson weighing most heavily on the bourse.

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Saab sales stuck in reverse

Sales of Saab cars fell to their second lowest level since 2000 last year, with 125,015 vehicles sold worldwide.

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Opera star rape suspect slams Sweden

Swedish opera star Tito Beltran has lashed out at his adoptive country ahead of his forthcoming rape trial, describing the country as "worse than Chile during the dictatorship".

Three convicted over teen killing
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Three convicted over teen killing

Three teenagers have been convicted of killing Stockholm teenager Riccardo Campogiani in an attack outside a Kungsholmen party venue last autumn.

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Man gets life for double murder

A 32-year-old man has been awarded a life sentence for the murder last year of a couple in rural Skåne.

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Man jailed for murdering and mutilating wife

A 63-year-old man has been jailed for eleven years for murdering his 76-year-old wife. Following the killing, the man mutilated the woman's body, removing several of her internal organs.

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Kid-friendly Sweden aims to better record with parenting classes

Already considered one of the best countries for raising children, Sweden aims to better its record by offering even more classes to help mums and dads improve their parenting skills.

Bergqvist: I quit
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Bergqvist: I quit

Champion Swedish high-jumper Kajsa Bergqvist has said she is to retire from top-flight athletics.

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Swedish woman found dead at Texas shooting range

A Swedish woman was found dead on Saturday night at a shooting range in Pasadena, Texas.

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Sweden’s Chopra captures PGA opener

Sweden's Daniel Chopra won the season-opening PGA Mercedes-Benz Championship at Kapalua, Hawaii, with a birdie putt on the fourth playoff hole to edge American Steve Stricker.

More poll joy for Social Democrats
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More poll joy for Social Democrats

Support for the Social Democrats, Sweden's leading opposition party, has risen for the third time running in surveys carried out by pollster Skop.

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Swedes hurt in Austrian coach crash

A Danish coach carrying mostly Macedonians and Swedes careered off a motorway bridge in southeastern Austria overnight on Saturday, injuring up to 40 passengers, seven of them seriously, police said on Sunday.

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Asylum seeker figures soar

The total number of asylum seekers to Sweden increased by 49 percent last year, with a dramatic surge in the numbers of Iraqis and Somalis applying, Swedish authorities said Sunday.

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Georgians should respect election results: Bildt

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has called on Georgians to respect the results of a snap presidential election after international observers said the vote was fair.