Bus strike over

Bus strike over

Bus drivers from the Kommunal union and the Bussarbetsgivarna employers group announced late Tuesday night that they had both signed off on a new agreement, ending the bus strike.

Swedish doctors urge action over autism-sunlight link

Swedish doctors urge action over autism-sunlight link

Doctors in Sweden caution that vitamin D deficiency caused by a lack of sunlight could explain the country's increased incidence of autism.

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H&M sales rise despite slumping retail market

June sales for Swedish clothing retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) beat all expectations, jumping 8 percent despite signs of a retail slowdown throughout much of Europe.

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Sweden’s welfare programmes hinder Iraqi integration

By emphasizing welfare programmes over work and entrepreneurship, Sweden makes it harder for Iraqi immigrants to achieve success in their new country, argues Nima Sanandaji of the Captus think tank.

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Saab divests space subsidiary to Swiss peer

Swedish defence and aerospace group Saab AB said on Tuesday it will sell its Saab Space subsidiary to Switzerland-based RUAG Holding for 335 million kronor ($56 million).

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Family outrage at hospital’s cadaver confusion

A mix-up at a hospital in Karlstad in western Sweden led to relatives holding a burial service for the wrong man.

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Socialist school planned for Borås

The Social Democrat youth organization (SSU) is planning to open a new independent school in Borås. SSU intends to test the independent schools system.

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Snoop law to be tried in European court

The Swedish government will have to defend the new FRA surveillance law in front of the European Court of Human Rights in a case filed by an independent law organization.

Thief: ‘I was just testing the bank’s security’

Thief: ‘I was just testing the bank’s security’

A remorseful thief returned the money he stole from a bank in Ånäset in northern Sweden. The thief claimed to have been testing bank security.

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Study: violence increasing on streets of Stockholm

Street violence in Stockholm is rising, according to a study by Stockholm South General Hospital (Södersjukhuset).

State agency ‘violated freedom of religion’

State agency ‘violated freedom of religion’

The head of Sweden’s Evangelical Free Church has slammed the National Defence Radio Establishment (FRA) upon learning that the agency spied on Word of Life pastor Ulf Ekman in the 1990s.