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Swedish broadband users flock to mobile networks

For the first time, telecom operators in Sweden have generated more revenues from mobile network services than from fixed telephony, according to a report on the Swedish telecom market by the Post and Telecom Agency (PTS).

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Ericsson ordered to raise women’s salaries

Over 100 female employees at Ericsson have been given pay raises after Sweden’s Equal Opportunities Ombudsman (JämO) ruled that the women were paid worse than men.

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Niclas Alexandersson misses out for Swedes

Swedish defender Niclas Alexandersson will miss Saturday's Group D meeting with Spain as he has a calf strain, the team camp said Thursday.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips – June 13 – 19

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

Affluent Stockholm suburb named best place to live

Affluent Stockholm suburb named best place to live

The Stockholm suburb of Danderyd is the best municipality in which to live, according to a new ranking by the magazine Fokus.

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Stockholm art gallery guide: June 13 – 19

Stockholm art gallery and exhibition tips from Kalendarium (Click links for more information)

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Teacher suspended for taping 3-year-old’s mouth shut

A teacher has been reported to police for taping a boisterous 3-year-old boy’s mouth shut at a pre-school in Lund in southern Sweden.

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Stockholm club and concert guide: June 13 – 14

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

Report: Sweden’s crisis readiness ‘insufficient’

Report: Sweden’s crisis readiness ‘insufficient’

The government’s ability to govern, coordinate, and follow up on crisis preparedness is insufficient, according to the annual report of the Swedish National Audit Office (SNAO) released on Thursday.

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Mum avoids conviction for tongue kissing her son

A Swedish mother charged with sexual assault for giving her six-year-old son a deep kiss has been acquitted by the Borås District Court in western Sweden.

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Court ruling separates 90-year-old from wife

After 63 years together, 90-year-old Arvid Andersson and his wife have been told they can no longer live together.

A shore thing: Swedish lakes

A shore thing: Swedish lakes

A keen wildlife watcher and hobby angler, René Rice falls hook, line and sinker for Sweden's watery charms.

Ibrahimovic aiming to shoot down Spain

Ibrahimovic aiming to shoot down Spain

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic broke his two-year goal drought in the yellow shirt before insisting he wants to fire his side into the Euro 2008 quarter-finals with a win over Spain on Saturday.

Swedish rally legend dies in crash

Swedish rally legend dies in crash

Former Swedish rally driver and Toyota Formula 1 team principal, Ove Andersson, 70, died on Wednesday in a car crash in South Africa's Western Cape province, SAPA news agency reports.

Men use more energy than women: study

Men use more energy than women: study

Swedish men consume far more energy than women, especially when it comes to transportation, a study by the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) indicated Wednesday.

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Swedish tycoon defends interest in Amazon

Johan Eliasch, a London-based Swedish tycoon who is in legal hot water with Brazil over logging on land he owns in the Amazon forest, on Wednesday defended his environmental credentials in a statement published by the Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper.