‘Class divisions widen in Sweden’

‘Class divisions widen in Sweden’

Economic class divisions in Sweden are wider now than at any other time in the last twenty years, according to a new study.

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SAS Cargo admits guilt in US price-fixing case

The cargo subsidiary of SAS, SAS Cargo, along with several other airline companies, has admitted to forming a price-fixing cartel in violation of US competition law, according to the US Department of Justice.

Swedish triple jump champ on comeback trail

Swedish triple jump champ on comeback trail

Sweden's Olympic triple jump champion Christian Olsson, who has been out injured for almost a year, will take part in next week's IAAF meeting in Madrid, the IAAF said on its website.

Acquittals in landmark human smuggling case

Acquittals in landmark human smuggling case

Three women and one man who had been considered the ringleaders of a major human trafficking operation from Vietnam to Sweden were released today by the Halmstad District Court in western Sweden.

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Stockholm art gallery guide: June 27 – July 3

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

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Stockholm club and concert guide: June 26 – 29

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

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Gothenburg club and concert tips – June 27 – 29

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

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Union to picket petrol station over porn

A branch of the Syndicalist trade union has threatened strike action at a petrol station in northern Sweden if managers refuses to remove pornographic material from the shelves.

Record windfall from foreign tourists

Record windfall from foreign tourists

Sweden's tourist industry is growing at a record pace with revenue from foreign tourists last year outstripping income from the country's main export industries, according to new figures.

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‘Change property tax to green building tax’

A coalition of Swedish real estate and environmental organizations has suggested using property taxes as a way to promote investment in measures to conserve energy.

No early release for triple murderer

No early release for triple murderer

A Helsinki court has ruled that triple murderer Nikita Fouganthine, previously known as Juha Valjakkala, will not be released in July as previously planned, Finnish news agency FNB reports.

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Officials place chatty bird under house arrest

Politicians in Lerum in western Sweden have ruled that Girli the parrot may only spend two hours each weekday in its outdoor cage and must remain indoors for the entire weekend.

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Opponents of tax break ‘guilty of hypocrisy’

Former government minister Ylva Johansson (SocDem) has successfully applied for tax deductions on domestic services, a policy to which her party is opposed, Svenska Dagbladet reports.