Muslim woman receives damages for headscarf slight

Muslim woman receives damages for headscarf slight

A 20-year-old Malmö woman has been awarded damages after she was asked to leave a bus for wearing a veil.

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GE figures sink Stockholm bourse

A weak report from US white good giant General Electric sank the Stockholm bourse as the trading week ended on Friday. The OMXS index closed down 1.5 percent.

Reinfeldt to meet China’s president

Reinfeldt to meet China’s president

Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt will meet China's president Hu Jintao today in connection with a conference on the Chinese island of Hainan.

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Acupuncturist to face charges for quackery

An acupuncturist in northern Sweden has been indicted under the act restricting medical quackery after having treated a baby for colic.

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‘Wrong names’ stop Western Union transfers

Western Union has stopped the private money transfers of Arab men with typical Arab names. The company gave the men's names as justification for their action.