Amnesty rights report won’t stop minister’s Olympic travel

Amnesty rights report won’t stop minister’s Olympic travel

The Swedish culture minister Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth has decided not to amend plans to travel to Beijing and the Olympic opening ceremony despite a new report from Amnesty damning China's human rights record.

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Naked Swedish couple assaulted by drunken Aussie in Scotland

A pair of vacationing Swedes had their romantic getaway in Scotland interrupted earlier this week when a drunken Australian sheep shearer broke into their hotel room.

Stanley Cup makes baptism tour of Sweden

Stanley Cup makes baptism tour of Sweden

The Stanley Cup, ice hockey's holy grail, was put to unorthodox use as it made its way across Sweden this July - as a baptismal font.

Solar eclipse best seen from the north

Solar eclipse best seen from the north

Stargazers and scientists from across the world are gearing up for a solar eclipse on Friday. In Sweden, the eclipse can be seen from late morning across the country.

What’s on in Sweden: August 1 – 7

What’s on in Sweden: August 1 – 7

What’s on in Sweden: August 1st – 7th. Europride climaxes in Stockholm, Way Out West in Gothenburg and Propagandhi in Malmö.

Klüft: ‘I am finished with the heptathlon’

Klüft: ‘I am finished with the heptathlon’

Olympic champion Caroline Klüft insisted in a magazine here on Thursday she is finished with the heptathlon as she prepares to concentrate on the long-jump and triple-jump in Beijing.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: August 1 – 3

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

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Stockholm art gallery guide: July 31 – August 6

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

Confidence in Sweden’s economy plummets

Confidence in Sweden’s economy plummets

Swedish consumer confidence is at its lowest for over 15 years, a new report from the National Institute of Economic Research (KI) shows.

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Stockholm club and concert guide: July 31 – August 3

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

Mother identifies German suspect

Mother identifies German suspect

Emma Jangestig, mother of the two toddlers murdered in Arboga in March, told the court on Thursday that when the trial began she immediately recognized the 32-year-old German woman accused in the killings, Christine Schürrer.

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Authorities close in on untaxed labour

A special investigation by the Swedish Tax Authority (Skatteverket) of staffing companies and other firms who supply labour under the table has so far resulted in the filing of nearly 1,000 criminal complaints.

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Man seeks redress for 100 day rape charge detention

A 34-year-old man from Skåne in the south of Sweden is requesting a total of 280,000 kronor ($46,000) in compensation from the state for having been deprived of his liberty for 100 days.

Nuder wrote book rather than casting Riksdag votes

Nuder wrote book rather than casting Riksdag votes

Former Social Democratic finance minister Pär Nuder is facing questions for having written a book while still drawing his salary as a member of the Riksdag.