Sahlin pushes for more paternity leave

Sahlin pushes for more paternity leave

Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin has said she is ready to fight to ensure that dads spend more time with their kids, Expressen reports.

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Swedes happy to change cities for work

Seven out of ten Swedes are ready to move to another city for a job and more than half are willing moving out of the country.

New Swedish restaurants added to Guide Michelin

New Swedish restaurants added to Guide Michelin

Three new Swedish restaurants have been honored with their own stars in the recently released Guide Michelin Cities of Europe 2008.

Liberals call for compulsory citizenship classes

Liberals call for compulsory citizenship classes

The Liberal Party (Folkpartiet) has said it wants to introduce a mandatory course for all immigrants seeking Swedish citizenship.

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Court halts Iraqi’s deportation to Greece

A Migration Court in Malmö has stopped an Iraqi asylum seeker from being deported to Greece, angering the head of Sweden's Migration Board.

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Sahlin: ‘Tell refugees where to live’

Social Democratic Party Leader Mona Sahlin doesn’t believe that refugees should decide for themselves where to live for the first one or two years they are in Sweden.

Sweden no longer has world’s highest tax burden

Sweden no longer has world’s highest tax burden

Sweden has long had the reputation of having the highest taxes in the world.

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Procter & Gamble sacks worker over private blog

The Swedish branch of US manufacturing giant Procter & Gamble has sacked one of its workers following the publication in a newspaper of excerpts from his private blog.

Breastfeeding women ‘may drink wine’

Breastfeeding women ‘may drink wine’

Women who breastfeed will not do their children any harm by drinking a glass or two of wine once or twice a week, according to new recommendations from Sweden's National Food Administration (Livsmedelsverket).

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Police uncover neo-Nazi arms cache

Police in Stockholm have confiscated a large number of weapons and explosives following a raid on a neo-Nazi organization.