Iraqi refugees get 18-month crash course on Sweden

Iraqi refugees get 18-month crash course on Sweden

Part three of a three part series looking at the challenges posed by large scale immigration from Iraq to a relatively small Swedish town.

Iraqi kids learn Swedish way of life

Iraqi kids learn Swedish way of life

Part two of a three part series looking at the challenges posed by large scale immigration from Iraq to a relatively small Swedish town.

Big trouble in ‘Little Baghdad’

Big trouble in ‘Little Baghdad’

Part one of a three part series looking at the challenges posed by large scale immigration from Iraq to a relatively small Swedish town.

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Sweden’s Sörenstam wins season-opener in Hawaii

Swedish star Annika Sörenstam had plenty of spark in her debut, by posting a three-under 69 Saturday to capture the season-opening SBS Open at Kahuku in Hawaii.

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Stenmark laments loss of slalom kudos

Swedish legend Ingemar Stenmark on Saturday lamented the relative loss of kudos of the slalom, in which he won a record 86 races, insisting its technical complexity merited the discipline more space on the calendar.

Carola in Eurovision omission shock

Carola in Eurovision omission shock

Eurovision queen, Carola Häggkvist, missed out on a place in the final of Sweden's Melodifestivalen on Saturday. Sanna Nielsen and the Rongedal brothers caused the upset in Väserås.

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Mildest winter in 250 years

This winter is set to be the mildest winter in Stockholm in over 250 years. Average temperatures for the December-February period are forecast to be 2-2.2 degrees Celsius, SMHI reports.

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‘Gay sermon’ preacher causes temperance society crisis

The expulsion of controversial pentecostalist pastor Åke Green has caused a crisis at temperance society IOGT-NTO.

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Woman dies trying to rescue a dead chicken

A 63-year-old woman died on Saturday night after falling down a well while trying to fish out a dead chicken. The accident occurred near Ed in Dalsland in western Sweden.

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Government support hits new low

The gap between the Alliance government and the opposition parties has grown to a new record 19.4 percentage points, a new survey by Sifo shows.