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Sweden approves new labour immigration law

Sweden's parliament has pushed through legislation that will make it easier for non-EU citizens to come to the country to work.

What are your survival tips for the Swedish winter?

What are your survival tips for the Swedish winter?

Every week a panel of readers will give their views on the state of play in Sweden. This week: woolly undies and trips to Spain are among the suggestions for getting through the winter.

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Lufthansa ditches SAS takeover plans: report

German airline Lufthansa has backed out of discussions on the possible takeover of struggling Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung reports.

Ryanair mulls flights from Sweden to US

Ryanair mulls flights from Sweden to US

A planned new transatlantic venture from budget airline Ryanair may see flights departing from Sweden to the United States within the next few years.

US teacher in trouble over comments in Swedish film

US teacher in trouble over comments in Swedish film

A Swedish television documentary has landed a North Carolina school teacher in hot water for politically-biased comments she made to her students.

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Prison sentences for people smugglers

Two men at the heart of a massive people smuggling operation were each sentenced to three years in prison by a Swedish court on Wednesday.

Sweden suffers most shoplifting in the Nordic region

Sweden suffers most shoplifting in the Nordic region

Swedish shoplifters have stolen more than their Nordic counterparts for the second year in a row, a new study has shown.

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Pro-Israel employee wins suit against Migration Board

A court has ruled that Sweden’s Migration Board broke employment protection laws when it demoted an employee who maintained a pro-Israeli blog.

Stockholm art installation wins international award

Stockholm art installation wins international award

With the Swedish winter in full swing, an interactive installation is shedding some light on the darkness – as well as on Stockholmers' state of mind.

Migration Board to blacklist ineffectual asylum lawyers

Migration Board to blacklist ineffectual asylum lawyers

The Migration Board (Migrationsverket) has begun blacklisting attorneys the agency deems unfit for handling the cases of asylum seekers in Sweden.

Slump continues for Swedish housing prices

Slump continues for Swedish housing prices

Apartment prices in Sweden took a steep dive in October, with prices for houses also experiencing a downward trend.

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Sweden assists Montenegro with napalm disposal

Sweden is helping Montenegro dispose of 26 tonnes of napalm that was stored at a military facility in the Bay of Kotor, a popular tourist destination on its Adriatic coast.