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UNHCR criticizes Sweden’s Iraqi refugee policy

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday criticized Sweden's policy of deporting rejected Iraqi asylum seekers to the southern and central regions of their home country.

Irish tourist missing in Stockholm

Irish tourist missing in Stockholm

Police in Stockholm are looking into the disappearance of a 32-year-old Irish man, who was last seen leaving a restaurant in the city on Saturday night.

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Computers owners to face TV licence fees

Sweden's television licensing agency Radiotjänst is preparing to push through measures requiring computer owners to pay the annual television license fee of around 2,000 kronor ($327).

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‘Swedish feminists should embrace free markets’

Swedish feminists could well secure more support if they decided to embrace free markets rather than left wing ideologies, argues Nima Sanandaji of the Captus think tank.

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Telia Sonera ‘not concerned’ over telecom regulator powers

The government wants to give telecom regulator PTS greater powers in order to increase competition in the market for high speed internet services, a move which may have immediate consequences for Finnish-Swedish telecom operator Telia Sonera.

Government to consider Swedish language law

Government to consider Swedish language law

Everyone who lives in Sweden should have access to the Swedish language and the position of Swedish as a first language ought to be regulated by a language law, according to a recently submitted proposal to the government.

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Father sentenced for drunken driving lesson

A 46-year-old Swede has been sentenced to a month in prison for drunk driving even though he wasn’t behind the wheel when police stopped the vehicle.

Supreme Court: commercial breaks violate copyright laws

Supreme Court: commercial breaks violate copyright laws

Sweden’s Supreme Court has ruled in favor of two film directors who had sued TV4 for copyright infringement after the channel ran extended commercial breaks during the directors’ films.

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Brawl breaks out at Karolinska maternity ward

Police were called to break up a fight in the maternity ward at Stockholm’s famed Karolinska Hospital Monday night.

Bromma airport’s future safe for three more decades

Bromma airport’s future safe for three more decades

Stockholm’s Municipal Council decided on Monday night to renew the lease on Bromma airport for another 30 years.

Father arrested for brutal child murders

Father arrested for brutal child murders

Two children, aged 1 and 3, have been stabbed to death at a house in Arboga in central Sweden, according to a statement from Örebro University Hospital.

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Swedish cities set their own climate targets

Municipalities in Sweden aren’t waiting for the government to set up the country’s climate goals--they’re moving ahead with their own plans instead.