Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 22

Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 22

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, Nov. 21

Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, Nov. 21

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 22

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 22

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Friday, Nov. 21

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Friday, Nov. 21

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Millions promised for Vasa preservation research

Millions promised for Vasa preservation research

The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskaprådet) announced plans on Wednesday for a multi-million kronor research project aimed at learning more about how to best preserve the centuries old Vasa war ship, one of Sweden’s most popular tourist destinations.

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BBC statement to SVT regarding 2005 Niger reports

The following is the full statement issued to Sveriges Television (SVT) by the BBC in response to questions about the latter's reporting on the 2005 food crisis in Africa.

SVT criticizes BBC Africa report

SVT criticizes BBC Africa report

A documentary broadcast on Swedish public television on Tuesday called into question the reputation of Britain’s public broadcaster, the BBC, for filing misleading and inaccurate reports about the severity of a food shortage in Niger in 2005.

Stockholm club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 22

Stockholm club and concert tips: Saturday, Nov. 22

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Stockholm club and concert tips: Friday, Nov 21

Stockholm club and concert tips: Friday, Nov 21

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Sweden to enter talks with banks

Sweden's government is to meet with representatives of the country's major banks on Thursday in a bid to understand the banks' refusal to join a state-sponsored lending guarantee scheme.

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Chihuahua pup sparks feud with Playboy bunny

Bonnie the Chihuahua has found herself at the centre of divorce wranglings between Swedish-speaking Playboy Playmate Ida Ljungqvist and her estranged husband Joshua R. Lang, reports MSNBC.

Sahlin sets Christmas cooperation deadline

Sahlin sets Christmas cooperation deadline

Social Democrat leader Mona Sahlin has said a decision will be reached by Christmas as to whether the main parties of the opposition will run for election in 2010 on a joint electoral platform.

Sweden sees wave of squatter evictions

Sweden sees wave of squatter evictions

Police on Tuesday removed a group of young people from a building in Malmö in the latest in a series of squatter evictions in the south of the country. Protesters in Malmö and Lund have also taken to the streets to demonstrate against housing shortages.

Joyous court climax for Madonna of Orgasm Church

Joyous court climax for Madonna of Orgasm Church

The Madonna of Orgasm Church (Orgasmens Madonnas kyrka) took an important step toward official recognition in Sweden last week when a court ruled it had the right to be registered as a faith community.

How hard is Swedish to learn?

How hard is Swedish to learn?

Learning Swedish can be a tricky business for even the most nimble-tongued of linguists. This week we get the views of our readers’ panel on how best to deal with the intimidating dots and circles.

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Scania to open production facility in Iraq

Truck and bus maker Scania announced on Wednesday that it has signed an agreement with the government of Iraq to open an assembly plant in the country in 2009.

‘Do more to encourage talented students’: Moderates

‘Do more to encourage talented students’: Moderates

Schools need to do a better job of encouraging and taking responsibility for talented students, according to Moderate Party working group.

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Man detained for triple-stabbing

A 32-year-old man from Motala in central Sweden has been remanded in custody on three counts of attempted murder after stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her mother, and her mother’s friend on Saturday.