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Editor threatened over Jesus defecation poster

The editor of a Swedish newspaper has received death threats for publishing a picture of Jesus being defecated on by the devil.

Senior civil servant arrested with Russian prostitute

Senior civil servant arrested with Russian prostitute

A senior civil servant has been arrested by police with a Russian prostitute in a Stockholm hotel, writes Sundsvalls Tidning.

Where did all the women go?

Where did all the women go?

Peter Vinthagen Simpson speaks to actress Ann Petrén, one of the leading lights of the Swedish theatre scene, about the ongoing Modern Women project and the mysterious disappearance of a generation of female dramatists who once gave August Strindberg a run for his money.

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Stock market falls across the board

The Stockholm stock exchange fell across the board on Friday. Commodities and finance stocks led the decline.

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Bildt condemns Jerusalem shootings

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has condemned the shootings in Jerusalem which caused the deaths of eight students.

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Sweden Democrats under constant threat

Leaders of the far-right Sweden Democrats live under constant threat of violence, according to new report from the Swedish security service Säpo.

Women prefer Reinfeldt over Sahlin

Women prefer Reinfeldt over Sahlin

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt is more popular among voters than opposition leader Mona Sahlin, a new poll by Demoskop shows.