Nurses demonstrate for higher pay as strike looms

Nurses demonstrate for higher pay as strike looms

Nurses took to the streets in Stockholm and Gothenburg on Sunday to demonstrate for higher pay. A strike beckons on Monday as mediators called off talks on Saturday.

Poll: Reinfeldt more capable than Sahlin

Poll: Reinfeldt more capable than Sahlin

Fredrik Reinfeldt is more capable than Mona Sahlin of leading a government, a new voter poll shows. Sahlin is nicer, though.

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71-year-old woman detained for arson

A 71-year-old woman was remanded into custody on Saturday on suspicion of arson. Police suspect that she could be behind a series of fires in the Rosengård area of Malmö.

Help line for sex offenders proposed

Help line for sex offenders proposed

The Swedish Association for Sexuality Education (RFSU) wants a national helpline for would-be sex offenders.

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Deportation costs escalate

The costs of deporting failed asylum seekers from Sweden has escalated. 116 million kronor ($19.5 million) was spent on deporting unsuccessful asylum seekers in 2007.

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Car vandals seek redemption

Erik and Olle finished off a night out in Gävle in northern Sweden in June 2006 by vandalizing 21 cars. This week the pair have been busy making amends.