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Sweden re-militarises Baltic island of Gotland
Sweden re-militarises Baltic island of Gotland

Sweden's Baltic Sea island of Gotland is once again home to a permanent military presence.

Sweden re-militarises Baltic island of Gotland
'Naive' Sweden to beef up anti-terror measures: PM
'Naive' Sweden to beef up anti-terror measures: PM

Sweden has been naive about the risk of an attack on its soil and plans to beef up security measures, including surveillance of encrypted communications.

'Naive' Sweden to beef up anti-terror measures: PM
Israel condemns 'impudent' remarks by Swedish FM
Israel condemns 'impudent' remarks by Swedish FM

Israel criticised "appallingly impudent" remarks by Sweden's foreign minister for drawing a parallel between the Paris attacks and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Israel condemns 'impudent' remarks by Swedish FM
Millennium sequel hits bookstores as author admits 'total fear'
Millennium sequel hits bookstores as author admits 'total fear'

The eagerly-awaited sequel to Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium crime trilogy hit store shelves in 25 countries.

Millennium sequel hits bookstores as author admits 'total fear'
Swedish Ikea store stops knife sales after attack
Swedish Ikea store stops knife sales after attack

The Ikea branch in central Sweden where two shoppers were fatally stabbed -- reportedly with knives taken from the shelves -- will temporarily stop knife sales.

Swedish Ikea store stops knife sales after attack
Sweden's newest prince to be named Nicolas: palace
Sweden's newest prince to be named Nicolas: palace

Sweden's newest royal, born earlier this week to Princess Madeleine and sixth in line to the throne, will be named Prince Nicolas Paul Gustaf.

Sweden's newest prince to be named Nicolas: palace
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IKEA to make home deliveries in all countries with stores

Swedish furniture giant IKEA announced that it would expand its online sales service to include home deliveries in all countries where it has stores.

IKEA to make home deliveries in all countries with stores
Sweden swoons over its Eurovision winner
Sweden swoons over its Eurovision winner

Swedish pop lovers celebrated their country's sixth Eurovision victory with an outpouring of national pride, welcoming heartthrob winner Mans Zelmerlow home.

Sweden swoons over its Eurovision winner
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Obesity in pregnancy puts child at diabetes risk: study

Women who are obese while pregnant may put their offspring at risk of childhood diabetes, a condition that requires lifelong insulin therapy.

Obesity in pregnancy puts child at diabetes risk: study
Sweden's Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist. ©Reuters
Sweden raises defence budget amid Russia concerns

Sweden will raise defence spending by 10.2 billion kronor for the period 2016 to 2020, the government said amid concerns over Russia's military resurgence.

Sweden raises defence budget amid Russia concerns
Cartoonist sent into hiding after Copenhagen attacks
Cartoonist sent into hiding after Copenhagen attacks

A Swedish cartoonist believed to have been targeted in one of the Copenhagen shootings at the weekend has been sent into hiding.

Cartoonist sent into hiding after Copenhagen attacks
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Ice Speedway to hit Medeu on Valentine's Day

On February 14 and 15, Almaty’s Medeu ice skating rink will host a stage of the Speedway world championship.

Ice Speedway to hit Medeu on Valentine's Day
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Ikea recalls 169,000 baby mattresses in US

The Swedish furniture company Ikea has recalled 169,000 crib mattresses after reports that two children became trapped.

Ikea recalls 169,000 baby mattresses in US
General view of IKEA's first city centre store. ©REUTERS
Ikea ruffles a few feathers with first Korean store

Global furniture giant Ikea opens its first store in South Korea, a much-anticipated market entry that has stumbled at a number of commercial and cultural hurdles along the way.

Ikea ruffles a few feathers with first Korean store
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Can you drink too much milk? Study raises questions

A study in The BMJ medical journal said Swedes with a high intake of cow's milk died younger -- and women suffered more fractures.

Can you drink too much milk? Study raises questions
Nobel laureate Malala wins World's Children's Prize
Nobel laureate Malala wins World's Children's Prize

Girl's rights champion Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate in history, won the World's Children's Prize.

Nobel laureate Malala wins World's Children's Prize
WikiLeaks' Assange 'confident' ahead of Sweden ruling
WikiLeaks' Assange 'confident' ahead of Sweden ruling

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he was "confident" his asylum status will be resolved, as he awaits an imminent ruling on his case by a Swedish court.

WikiLeaks' Assange 'confident' ahead of Sweden ruling
Mystery deepens over reported Russian sub in Sweden
Mystery deepens over reported Russian sub in Sweden

Mystery deepened over a Swedish military operation triggered by "foreign underwater activity" off the coast of Stockholm.

Mystery deepens over reported Russian sub in Sweden
Gustaf Fridolin, Minister of Education Green Party, Stefan Loefven, Prime Minister Social Democrat, Asa Romson leader of the Greens, Magdalena Andersson, Minister of Finance, smiles during a news conf
New Swedish government blames predecessor for 'poor' finances

Sweden's new Social Democrat-led government lowered the growth forecast, blaming sweeping tax breaks by the outgoing conservative coalition for a "large hole".

New Swedish government blames predecessor for 'poor' finances
Nobel economics winners: Usually American, usually pro-austerity
Nobel economics winners: Usually American, usually pro-austerity

The winner of the Nobel economics prize is notoriously hard to predict, but it's usually an American male opposed to big government and big spending.

Nobel economics winners: Usually American, usually pro-austerity