Take a break: Gothenburg’s Archipelago

Take a break: Gothenburg’s Archipelago

Just a hop, skip and a jump from the city, Gothenburg's archipelago is a great place to get away from it all, writes Matt O'Leary.

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Woman injured in parcel bomb blast

A woman has been taken to Karolinska Hospital with serious injuries after a parcel bomb exploded at her apartment on the Stockholm island of Lidingö on Thursday afternoon.

Sweden to evaluate effects of prostitution law

Sweden to evaluate effects of prostitution law

Paying for sex has been illegal in Sweden for nearly ten years, and now the government wants to evaluate the law's impact.

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New Stockholm mayor named

Moderate Party Riksdag member Sten Nordin is the unanimous choice of his party’s City Hall nominating committee to take over as Stockholm’s new mayor.

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Going out in Gothenburg – April 25 – 27

Where to go out in Gothenburg this weekend? Monthly Magazine has the answers (Click links for more information)

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What’s on in Sweden: April 25 – May 1

What's on this week in Sweden: Surreal circus in Stockholm, Entombed in Gothenburg, Walpurgis celebrations in Malmö.

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Stockholm art gallery guide: April 25 – May 1

This week’s art tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

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Stockholm clubs and concert tips: April 24 – 26

Weekend club and concert tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

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AstraZeneca says profits slid in first quarter

Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca said on Thursday that first-quarter net profits fell 3.7 percent to $1.503 amid restructuring.

Lecturer’s killer gets ten years

Lecturer’s killer gets ten years

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for murdering Örebro University lecturer Fuat Deniz in December of last year.

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Ambassador urges caution after Paris attack

Following the murder of a 19-year-old Swedish woman in Paris, Sweden’s Ambassador Gunnar Lund has urged young Swedes to be careful when visiting the French capital.

Sweden drops plan to ban sexist adverts

Sweden drops plan to ban sexist adverts

The Swedish government has decided not to pursue a suggested ban on sexist advertising.

Nurses strike gathers momentum

Nurses strike gathers momentum

Sweden's ongoing nurses strike continued apace on Thursday morning as a further 900 nurses went off duty.

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Two-year-old boy run over by train

A 2-year-old boy has died after being run over by a train in Teckomatorp in southern Sweden on Wednesday afternoon.

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ABB sees first quarter profits soar

The Swiss-Swedish engineering giant ABB announced on Thursday an 87 percent rise in first quarter net earnings to $1 billion due to strong sales and efficiency gains.