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News: Sweden

We have started to collect the most important news related to Sweden in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Sweden to sell North Korean jeans

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 11:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Designer jeans made in North Korea are going on sale in Sweden as the communist states aims to make inroads into Western fashion.
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Italy edge to World Cup victory

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 8:26
related countries: China China, Ireland Ireland, Italy Italy

Edoardo and Francesco Molinari hold off Ireland and Sweden on a tense final day to secure Italy's first victory in the World Cup of Golf in China.
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Swedish 'murder' committed by elk

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 13:54

A Swedish man arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife is cleared after police concluded an elk was to blame.
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Live - Nadal v Soderling

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 14:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Sweden's Robin Soderling stuns world number two Rafael Nadal in the opening Group B match at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
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EU concern at Russia human rights

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 15:22
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Sweden's PM describes Russia's human rights situation as a "cause for concern" after an EU-Russia summit in Stockholm.
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EU negotiates names for top jobs

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 11:14

Sweden's PM says he is half-way through consultations ahead of a special EU summit to allocate the new top jobs.
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Morocco expels Swedish diplomat

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 9:48
related countries: Morocco Morocco, Western Sahara Western Sahara

Morocco expels a Swedish diplomat for allegedly passing documents to separatist groups in Western Sahara.
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Bosnian Serb 'Iron Lady' released

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 11:59
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Former Bosnian Serb leader Biljana Plavsic is freed from a Swedish prison after serving six years for war crimes.
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Sweden church allows gay weddings

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 21:14

The synod of Sweden's largest church votes overwhelmingly to conduct same-sex marriages from next month.
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Eriksson rules out Sweden switch

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 12:03

Notts County director of football Sven-Goran Eriksson rules himself out of the running to become the new Sweden coach, the Swedish FA has announced.
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Eriksson in line for Sweden job

Monday, October 19th 2009, 9:56

Sven-Goran Eriksson, currently director of football at Notts County, will be sounded out about the Sweden managerial job this week, BBC Sport can reveal.
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Bunny boilers - Stockholm 'burning rabbits to produce heat'

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 17:03
related places: Stockholm

Swedes have mixed reactions after hearing reports of rabbits being used to produce renewable heat.
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Czech president's new treaty snag

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 15:53
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, Portugal Portugal

Czech President Vaclav Klaus wants a footnote added to the EU's Lisbon Treaty before signing it, the EU presidency says.
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Well-educated women 'aid' chances of a couple's long life

Monday, October 5th 2009, 23:26
related places: A

A well-educated woman influences both her own and her partner's chances of a long life, Swedish research indicates.
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Chess set from legendary film makes $140,000 at auction

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 15:09

Chess pieces used to delay Death in Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal are sold for 1m Swedish crowns (£90,250; $143,000), officials say.
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Moving the goalposts - Swedish keeper's woodwork trick rumbled

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 20:55

IFK Goteborg goalkeeper Kim Christensen could be in hot water after moving the posts during a Swedish first division game in order to make the goal smaller.
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Helicopter used in Sweden robbery

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 10:52
related places: Stockholm

Swedish police hunt for robbers who used a stolen helicopter to raid a cash depot in the capital, Stockholm.
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Brazil's economy out of recession

Friday, September 11th 2009, 14:34
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Japan Japan

Brazil follows countries such as Sweden and Japan by coming out of recession after its economy grew in the April-to-June quarter.
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Road noise raises blood pressure, Swedish study suggests

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 0:13

People living near noisy roads are at greater risk of developing high blood pressure, a Swedish study suggests.
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Spotify app approved for iPhone

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 19:19

Apple approves an iPhone application from Swedish firm Spotify, allowing users to stream music to their mobile handsets.
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Netanyahu enters Sweden organ row

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 18:03
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's prime minister calls on Sweden to condemn newspaper claims that Israeli troops killed Palestinians and sold their organs.
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Israel fury at Sweden organ claim

Friday, August 21st 2009, 11:31
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel is to complain officially to Sweden over newspaper claims that Israeli soldiers killed Palestinians to sell their organs.
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Greenpeace in anti-trawling move

Monday, August 10th 2009, 16:51

Greenpeace drops boulders onto the sea floor off Sweden to prevent what it says are destructive forms of fishing.
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Swedish couple miss Italian island of Capri after GPS typo

Tuesday, July 28th 2009, 16:30
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Capri, Carpi

A Swedish couple looking for the isle of Capri end up in Carpi, an industrial town in northern Italy, after making an error with their car's GPS.
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