Let’s Dance swings into action

Let’s Dance swings into action

One of Sweden's most popular television shows has its season premiere on Friday evening, with viewers expected to tune in en masse to watch celebrities shake their stuff on Let's Dance.

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Stockholm native faces discrimination in Malmö

A Stockholm-born consultant living in the southern Swedish town of Malmö claims he is being discriminated against due to his Stockholm dialect.

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Driver loses control: bus smashes 11 cars

An out of control bus rammed into ten cars and a minibus in downtown Borås in western Sweden on Friday, sending four people to hospital with minor injuries.

Sixteen charged for brazen postal heist

Sixteen charged for brazen postal heist

Prosecutors on Friday indicted 16 people in Gothenburg District Court for their role in the audacious robbery of a postal depot near the city’s central train station in January 2008.

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Swedes headed home following Gaza escape

Twelve Swedes who managed to get out of Gaza are now in the Jordanian capital of Amman and will be headed back to Sweden on Friday evening.

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‘Our three million members do not want us to sell wine’

Wine merchant Mark Majzner is angered by his treatment at the hands of Sweden's powerful cooperative union after a lucrative deal fell through at the eleventh hour.

June date set for immigrant ID cards

June date set for immigrant ID cards

Immigrants to Sweden will likely have to wait at least another six months before being able to receive Swedish national identification cards from the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket).

Financial crisis to ‘peter out’ in 2009: Riksbank

Financial crisis to ‘peter out’ in 2009: Riksbank

Sweden's economy is set to rediscover its growth trend in 2010 as the ongoing financial crisis tails off in 2009, according to a new prognosis from the country's central bank.

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Swedish town struggles to bury its dead

A controversy has erupted in Kristianstad in southern Sweden over responsibility for the handling of corpses, resulting in an overflow at the central hospital’s morgue.

Swedish researchers awarded grant from actor Michael J. Fox

Swedish researchers awarded grant from actor Michael J. Fox

Swedish-American biopharmaceutical company ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received an $830,000 grant from the foundation started by actor Michael J. Fox to support research into Parkinson’s disease.

GM denies problems selling Saab brand

GM denies problems selling Saab brand

Saab Automobile owner General Motors on Thursday rejected reports it was having trouble finding any buyers interested in acquiring the troubled Swedish car brand.