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Huge cuts at Gothenburg ball bearing plant
SKF headquarters in Gothenburg. Photo: TT

Huge cuts at Gothenburg ball bearing plant

The world's biggest producer of ball bearings SKF announced massive job cuts on Wednesday even though its net profits soared fivefold in 2014. READ  

Breastmilk drug could fight resistant bacteria

Breastmilk drug could fight resistant bacteria

Swedish researchers may have found a solution to the growing resistance to antibiotics in the most unlikely of places — breastmilk. READ  

Swedish 'genital' video gets remade in English
A screenshot of the SVT video

Swedish 'genital' video gets remade in English

An English version of a viral Swedish children's cartoon featuring dancing genitals, is set to be released next month, its composer Johan Holmström has told The Local. READ  

Sweden wins lead role in Europe's Ebola fight
Health workers wearing Ebola protective gear remove the body of a man suspected to have died of the virus in Liberia. AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh

Sweden wins lead role in Europe's Ebola fight

Swedish researchers are spearheading two out of eight Ebola research projects launched on Friday by the European Union’s Innovative Medicines Initiative. READ  

Sweden's Ericsson in showdown with Apple
Is Ericsson's technology used in iPhones?

Sweden's Ericsson in showdown with Apple

Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has filed a complaint against Apple in a US court over the iconic American brand's use of its technology in iPhones and other wireless devices. READ  

New Volvo cars to reach United States from China
Volvo cars are already popular in China. Photo: TT

New Volvo cars to reach United States from China

China's first-ever car export to the United States is going to be the originally Swedish brand Volvo, with the cars made at a new factory in Chengdu. READ  

Cyber attack on Swedish Parliament's website
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Cyber attack on Swedish Parliament's website

The official website of the Swedish Parliament was taken down on Tuesday, in what officials labelled "an outside attack". READ  

Four in ten Swedes want New Year firework limit
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Four in ten Swedes want New Year firework limit

Swedes love to set off fireworks as they see in the New Year but new research suggests increasing numbers want the practice banned or limited to improve safety. READ  

High chance of Northern Lights in Sweden skies
Photo: TT

High chance of Northern Lights in Sweden skies

A particularly active sun alongside clear cold nights has dramatically raised the chances of experiencing the Northern Lights in Swedish skies in 2015. READ  

Stockholm promised a white Christmas
Stockholm in the snow last year. Photo: TT

Stockholm promised a white Christmas

Sweden's weather agency has predicted a white Christmas for the Swedish capital, with snow expected to fall on Christmas Eve. READ  

Icy roads as Swedes head home for Christmas
Photo: TT

Icy roads as Swedes head home for Christmas

The Swedish weather agency has issued a warning for icy roads across the country as many city-dwellers head out to the countryside for Christmas. READ  

Agency: Dream in vain of a white Christmas
There is little chance of snow in Stockholm this Christmas. File photo: TT

Agency: Dream in vain of a white Christmas

Sweden's weather agency SMHI has warned those living in southern parts of the country to stop dreaming of a white Christmas or risk disappointment. READ  

Sweden launches site to fight child sex tourism
Swedes can use the website to report other people's suspicious behaviour. Photo: Shutterstock.

Sweden launches site to fight child sex tourism

Swedish police have launched an internet site to help crack down on Swedes travelling abroad for sex with minors. READ  

Swedes ask Google most about floss and selfies
Selfies were all the rage in 2014 - but what does selfie mean? Photo: Shutterstock.

Swedes ask Google most about floss and selfies

Google has revealed what Swedish people searched for the most during 2014, with everything from mosquito bites, dental floss, and selfies taking top places. READ  

Pirate Bay: France orders providers to block site
File Photo: Marc Femenia/TT

Pirate Bay: France orders providers to block site

A French court has ordered France’s leading internet operators to block all clients who try to access Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay to stop them illegally downloading copyright-protected content. READ  

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