Sweden’s heat wave endangers elderly

Sweden’s heat wave endangers elderly

Sweden’s current heat wave isn’t all sunshine as death rates for the elderly rise steadily with thermometer increases.

Jazz festival coverage needs to be more about the music

Jazz festival coverage needs to be more about the music

Music fan Gene Oberto wishes critics would change their tune when it comes to the Stockholm Jazz Festival.

Looming Lufthansa strike threatens Swedes’ holidays

Looming Lufthansa strike threatens Swedes’ holidays

Lufthansa airlines’ strike is due to start at midnight on Sunday and threatens to paralyze thousands of Swedish holiday plans.

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General Motors to build Saab in Mexico

US car giant General Motors is to start production of a new Saab car model in Mexico next year. This is part of an attempt to turn around GM’s disastrous sales figures.

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Prejudice stops women from studying maths

Boys and girls are equally good at mathematics, but far less Swedish women continue to study mathematics or technology at a higher education level.

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Toddler found home alone with dead mother

Police now believe the 22-year-old woman found dead in Hjo in western Sweden on Friday afternoon may have been killed on Wednesday, which means her three-year-old daughter was home alone with her murdered mum for almost 48 hours.