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Volvo recalls 82,000 cars over faulty diesel filters

Swedish automaker Volvo, a subsidiary of Ford Motor, said on Saturday it was recalling 82,000 cars worldwide due to a technical problem with fuel pump electronic modules.

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Sweden slashes asylum grants to Iraqi refugees

Sweden has slashed the proportion of Iraqi asylum seekers it has allowed to stay in the country, following the tightening of rules by the judiciary, the immigration service said Saturday.

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Mentally ill children locked up with violent adults

Mentally ill children are being systematically locked up with violent adults at several institutions across Sweden. In contravention of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, says children's ombudsman Lena Nyberg to Svenska Dagbladet.

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Bomb explodes in Landskrona attack

A bomb exploded outside a house in Landskrona on Friday evening. Several shots were also fired at the house in the southern Swedish town.

Man shot dead in Malmö
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Man shot dead in Malmö

A 24-year-old man was found shot dead on a Malmö street on Saturday morning. The man was taken to hospital where he was confirmed dead on arrival.

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Bourse closes up despite Ericsson

The Stockholm stock exchange ended the week on a positive note despite Ericsson's report. A turbulent bourse week ended with stocks climbing across the board.

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Milk used to heat castle

Warm milk is being used to heat up Wapnö castle outside of Halmstad in Sweden. The heating system uses energy from the milking of the castle's 1,000 cows.

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Joachim ‘Pim-Pim’ Johansson forced to retire at 25

Swedish tennis player Joachim 'Pim-Pim' Johansson, who once reached number nine in the world, announced his retirement on Friday at the age of 25 because of a long-standing shoulder injury.