Making sense of the Iraq conference

Making sense of the Iraq conference

David Landes reviews what the Swedish press had to say about the importance of the Iraq conference held this week in Stockholm.

Malmö hit by rash of doggy doo bin thefts

Malmö hit by rash of doggy doo bin thefts

Malmö's specially designed dog waste receptacles are so popular that they don't stay on the street very long. So far this year, thieves have swiped up to 170,000 kronor (28,260$) worth of the stainless steel doggy doo bins.

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Key player in Trustor affair sentenced to prison

Thomas Jisander, one of the principals in the so-called Trustor affair has been convicted by the Stockholm District Court for grave embezzlement.

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Cleaning company in sex ring cover up

Stockholm police have arrested two men for helping to run a prostitute ring under the guise of a cleaning company.

Swedish geriatric care in shambles

Swedish geriatric care in shambles

Government investigator Thorbjörn Larsson's report uncovers shocking evidence that Sweden treats its aged as mere bodies, not worthy of any integrity, soul or interests of their own.

Sweden to reopen Baghdad embassy

Sweden to reopen Baghdad embassy

As Sweden announced plans to reopen its Baghdad embassy later this year, Iraq's prime minister also called for Iraqi refugees to return to their former homeland.

Sweden’s GDP growth hits a wall

Sweden’s GDP growth hits a wall

According to Statistics Sweden, the country's GDP's growth statistics for the year's first quarter are considerably lower than economists expected.

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Swede arrested for attempted child rape in Kenya

Kenyan police have arrested a Swedish man in his 50s accused of the attempted rape ofa 7-year-old girl.

Swedish teen girls have more sex with one another

Swedish teen girls have more sex with one another

More teenage girls than boys have had sex with someone of the same gender, according to a new dissertation from the Sahlgrenska Academy in Gothenburg.

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Youth leader child rape scandal widens

The child rape scandal surrounding a youth club leader in the central Swedish town of Västerås continues to grow.

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‘Force municipalities to accept refugees’

Municipalities in Sweden should be required to accept refugees, a government inquiry has concluded.