Public urination leads to unrelenting stream of fines

Public urination leads to unrelenting stream of fines

More and more Swedes are getting fined for urinating in public.

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Swiss looking at Gripen purchase

Switzerland is considering buying the JAS Gripen aircraft from Sweden.

More Swedes become dollar millionaires

More Swedes become dollar millionaires

There are more truly wealthy people in Sweden than ever before.

School’s out for death metal teacher

School’s out for death metal teacher

A hard rocking teacher who was fired before ever setting foot in a classroom has lodged a discrimination complaint with Sweden’s Ombudsman of Justice (JO).

Swedish town chosen for international potato academy

Swedish town chosen for international potato academy

The United Nations has declared 2008 the international year of the potato and now the lovable spud is set to have its own academy seated in Alingsås in western Sweden.

Study: Swedish teens ‘more stressed out’ at school

Study: Swedish teens ‘more stressed out’ at school

Swedish 15-year-olds feel more pressure in school than their counterparts in other countries.

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‘Don’t bin non-European college applications’

Sweden's higher education agency has slammed a recommendation by the Association of Swedish Higher Education that schools reject applications from non-European students without review.

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Tax dodging estate agents to face the law

Dozens of estate agents in the Stockholm area have been reported to the police for allegedly withholding money from the tax authorities.

Baltic Sea gasps for air

Baltic Sea gasps for air

The World Wildlife Fund cautioned on Monday that the spread of so-called marine dead zones, where nothing can survive due to lack of oxygen, could cause the Baltic Sea ecosystem to collapse.

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Taxpayers prop up political parties

The amount of money paid out in grants to Sweden's political parties has risen by more than 40 percent over the last seven years, according to figures compiled by public television news programme Rapport.