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Video links cut Parkinson's waiting times in Sweden

Doctors fighting Parkinson's Disease in Sweden have discovered it's good to talk as improved digital communications slash waiting times for treatment from six months to just one week.

Doctors fighting Parkinson's Disease in Sweden have discovered it's good to talk as improved digital communications slash waiting times for treatment from six months to just one week.

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Jamala's 'political' song wins Eurovision for Ukraine in Stockholm

Music, kitsch and politics took centre stage at the 61st edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm on Saturday night. There was suspense

Music, kitsch and politics took centre stage at the 61st edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm on Saturday night. There was suspense

Culture

Eurovision hopefuls line up for finals glory

Well, Europe is in the middle of a refugee crisis, has Greece wobbling and the euro under threat, faces a resurgent Russia in the east, and a

Well, Europe is in the middle of a refugee crisis, has Greece wobbling and the euro under threat, faces a resurgent Russia in the east, and a

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Manga fan Jamie-Lee to sing for Germany at Eurovision Contest

The Eurovision song contest is drawing near and 18-year Jamie-Lee Kriewitz is getting ready to represent Germany in the event, that will be broadcast

The Eurovision song contest is drawing near and 18-year Jamie-Lee Kriewitz is getting ready to represent Germany in the event, that will be broadcast

Culture

Jüri Pootsmann Estonia's pop idol primed for Eurovision success

It has been a whirlwind 12-months for 21-year-old Jüri Pootsmann. He won Estonian Idol in 2015, landing him a record deal with Universal Music, his status as Estonia’s new superstar was cemented after

It has been a whirlwind 12-months for 21-year-old Jüri Pootsmann. He won Estonian Idol in 2015, landing him a record deal with Universal Music, his status as Estonia’s new superstar was cemented after

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False alarm at Stockholm's Arlanda airport

Some disruption was reported at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport after a security alert early on Tuesday. Sweden’s The Local reported that police were

Some disruption was reported at Stockholm’s Arlanda airport after a security alert early on Tuesday. Sweden’s The Local reported that police were

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Lavish Stockholm banquet celebrates achievements of Nobel prize winners

A lavish banquet has been held in Stockholm for the winners of this year’s Nobel prizes. The awards – in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and

A lavish banquet has been held in Stockholm for the winners of this year’s Nobel prizes. The awards – in medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and

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Nobel prize banquet needs to be 'fit for a king'

In Sweden, Nobel Prize winners received the awards for literature, chemistry, physics, medicine and economics, as stipulated in the will of the

In Sweden, Nobel Prize winners received the awards for literature, chemistry, physics, medicine and economics, as stipulated in the will of the

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World pays tribute to victims of Paris attacks

People around the world showed their sorrow and solidarity with France on Saturday in the wake of the Paris attacks. In Rio de Janeiro the iconic

People around the world showed their sorrow and solidarity with France on Saturday in the wake of the Paris attacks. In Rio de Janeiro the iconic

Culture

Larssen "Dragon Tattoo" sequel publishing event of the year

The tattooed young hacker Lisbeth Salander is back in the sequel to Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium” trilogy” but with a twist – a new author – and a

The tattooed young hacker Lisbeth Salander is back in the sequel to Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium” trilogy” but with a twist – a new author – and a

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Two killed, one seriously injured, in Ikea knife attack

A knife attack in an Ikea store in Sweden has left two dead and a third seriously injured. Police were called to the store, in the city of

A knife attack in an Ikea store in Sweden has left two dead and a third seriously injured. Police were called to the store, in the city of

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Sweden mourns death of prize-winning poet Tomas Transtromer

Sweden is mourning the death of one of its most famous literary figures, the Nobel Prize-winning poet Tomas Transtromer. Members of the Nobel academy

Sweden is mourning the death of one of its most famous literary figures, the Nobel Prize-winning poet Tomas Transtromer. Members of the Nobel academy

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Clashes on sidelines of Stockholm neo-Nazi rally

Clashes have broken out between police and activists protesting against a neo-Nazi rally in Stockholm. The violence erupted on the sidelines of a

Clashes have broken out between police and activists protesting against a neo-Nazi rally in Stockholm. The violence erupted on the sidelines of a

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Swedish PM marches in Stockholm Pride Parade

Stockholm Pride Parade, Scandinavia’s largest, took place on Saturday (August 2). 60,000 participants took to the streets of the Swedish capital

Stockholm Pride Parade, Scandinavia’s largest, took place on Saturday (August 2). 60,000 participants took to the streets of the Swedish capital

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Two stabbed during neo-Nazi attack on anti-racist protesters in Sweden

In Stockholm an attack by far-right extremists on demonstrators taking part in an anti-racism rally resulted in two stabbings and two injured police

In Stockholm an attack by far-right extremists on demonstrators taking part in an anti-racism rally resulted in two stabbings and two injured police

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Swedish far-right leader attacked with cake

A far-right Swedish politician was the victim of a rather unusual attack when a protester threw a cake in his face during a book-signing event on

A far-right Swedish politician was the victim of a rather unusual attack when a protester threw a cake in his face during a book-signing event on

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IPCC underlines mankind's role in Global Warming

The first report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in six years, which brings together hundreds of scientists, says it is more

The first report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in six years, which brings together hundreds of scientists, says it is more

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Riots prompt focus on Sweden's poor immigrant suburbs

Almost a week of rioting in parts of Stockholm has highlighted social problems among the mainly immigrant communities in poor areas of Swedish

Almost a week of rioting in parts of Stockholm has highlighted social problems among the mainly immigrant communities in poor areas of Swedish

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Stockholm riots provoke questions about Sweden's immigrants

As Stockholm wakes up after a fifth consecutive night of rioting, questions are increasingly being asked about the root causes. A police station

As Stockholm wakes up after a fifth consecutive night of rioting, questions are increasingly being asked about the root causes. A police station

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Stockholm hit by worst riots in years

Several Stockholm suburbs have experienced a third night of unrest, with youths setting fire to cars and throwing stones at police and firefighters

Several Stockholm suburbs have experienced a third night of unrest, with youths setting fire to cars and throwing stones at police and firefighters

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Third night of rioting hits Stockholm suburbs

Youths set fire to cars and buildings as rioting continued for a third night in the suburbs of Stockholm. Violence was reported in a number of

Youths set fire to cars and buildings as rioting continued for a third night in the suburbs of Stockholm. Violence was reported in a number of

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Youth riots in Stockholm suburb

In the Stockholm suburb of Husby, police clashed with youths, who set fire to buildings and cars on May 19. Authorities said that around 50 people

In the Stockholm suburb of Husby, police clashed with youths, who set fire to buildings and cars on May 19. Authorities said that around 50 people

Sport

Switzerland and Sweden to meet in World Championship final

Co-hosts Sweden will meet surprise package Switzerland in Sunday’s final of the world ice hockey championships following respective wins over Finland

Co-hosts Sweden will meet surprise package Switzerland in Sunday’s final of the world ice hockey championships following respective wins over Finland