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Two teachers killed in attack at secondary school in Sweden’s Malmö city

Two teachers in their 50s have died after a violent attack at a secondary school in the southern Swedish city of Malmö, police say. An 18-year-old student at the school has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Local media report that the victims were stabbed, but no firearms were used in the attack. The two […]

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President Putin sent troops into Ukraine to block NATO membership, now more counties are eager to join NATO

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his troops into Ukraine to display his might and most importantly stop Ukraine from taking NATO membership. However, Russia’s assault on it’s neighbor has made more countries think about aligning with NATO. Nearby Finland and Sweden are rethinking their long-standing positions of military neutrality, with a majority of voters now […]

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Sweden: Knife-wielding masked robbers steal computers from secondary school during lessons

Two knife-wielding robbers entered a secondary school in Sweden on Monday and stole computers from students, local media has reported. The masked men entered the classroom of the school in Vasteras as a lesson was taking place. The men took all of the class’s computers but were forced to discard some after teachers chased after […]

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Sweden recruits crowds to pick up discarded cigarette butts from streets and squares

Crows are being recruited to pick up discarded cigarette butts from the streets and squares of a Swedish city as part of a cost-cutting drive. The wild birds carry out the task as they receive a little food for every butt that they deposit in a bespoke machine designed by a startup in Södertälje, near […]

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Sweden: Giant straw goat that is annual Christmas symbol in Gavle city has been set on fire

A giant straw goat that has become an annual highlight in the Swedish city of Gavle has been burned by an arsonist. A man in his 40s was arrested after the structure was set alight in the early hours of Friday. The goat has been attacked many times before but survived every festive period since […]

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Two feared killed after two cargo ships collide in Baltic Sea off the Swedish coast

Two people are feared to have died after two cargo ships collided in the Baltic Sea off the Swedish coast early on Monday, causing one to overturn. Prosecutors have begun an inquiry into alleged gross negligence at sea involving the UK-flagged Scot Carrier. The coastguard was also investigating suspected “gross drunkenness at sea”. Rescue boats […]

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Ikea is offering 107-square-foot apartment for less than $1 per month in Tokyo

Swedish retailer Ikea is becoming a landlord in Japan with a tiny apartment it will rent out in Tokyo. The 107-square-foot apartment is located in the Shinjuku district and will cost just 99 yen ($0.86) per month to rent, according to details released by Ikea this week. Only one unit is available, and it is […]

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Magdalena Andersson: Sweden’s first female prime minister reappointed by narrow margin

Sweden’s first female prime minister has been reappointed to the top job after political turmoil forced her to resign within hours of taking the post last week. MPs backed Social Democratic Party leader Magdalena Andersson by a narrow margin in a new vote on Monday. She will attempt to lead a one-party government until an […]

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Sweden’s parliament confirms Magdalena Andersson as first female PM

Sweden’s parliament confirmed Social Democrat leader Magdalena Andersson as the country’s first female prime minister. The 54-year-old, who took over as leader of the governing Social Democrat party earlier this month, was elected as outgoing leader Stefan Lofven’s successor during a confirmation vote in parliament on Wednesday. A total of 117 members of parliament voted […]

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Two arrested for throwing children from building in Sweden; 1 dead, 1 severely injured

Swedish police arrested two adults on suspicion of murder after two children fell “from a great height” and one of them died. Those arrested are a man and a woman, police said. The children, who reportedly were siblings and both under the age of 10, were rushed to a hospital but one of them died. […]

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Lars Vilks: Swedish artist who drew offensive Muhammad cartoon dies in traffic accident

A Swedish artist who drew an offensive Prophet Muhammad sketch died in a traffic accident. Lars Vilks was reported to be travelling in a civilian police vehicle which collided with a truck near the town of Markaryd in southern Sweden. Two police officers were also killed and the truck driver was injured. The 75-year-old artist […]

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Sweden: Mysterious explosion rocks Gothenburg apartment block, 25 injured

An explosion at a block of flats in the Swedish city of Gothenburg early on Tuesday sent about 25 people to the hospital. The Greater Gothenburg Fire and Rescue Service said there was no natural cause behind the explosion. The fire service added there was no gas pipeline in the house. The Police said they […]