Swedish Muslim could set new headscarf precedent

Swedish Muslim could set new headscarf precedent

Cherin Awad, known for her work on a controversial Sveriges Television (SVT) programme, may well become the first practising attorney in Sweden to wear a headscarf.

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Threesome assault pastor defrocked

A pastor convicted of assaulting his ex-wife following sex games involving another man has been relieved of his duties by his employer, the Church of Sweden.

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Men at 40 have highest incomes in Sweden: study

Forty-year-old men are the top earners in Sweden, new statistics show.

Church furor over ‘racist’ religious group

Church furor over ‘racist’ religious group

The Church of Sweden on Thursday cited lax internal oversight for why a conservative religious group that wants to convert Sweden to Catholicism and has leaders who deny the Holocaust was given permission to hold meetings in Swedish churches.

Skiing on a shoestring in Åre

Skiing on a shoestring in Åre

With money troubles weighing heavier on Sweden than a fresh fall of snow, Jennifer Heape headed to the Åre ski resort to check out a more frugal alternative to the typical foreign alpine getaway.

Bid to sell Swedish prison clothes online backfires

Bid to sell Swedish prison clothes online backfires

A woman’s attempt to sell a Swedish prisoner’s uniform on the popular buy-and-sell website Blocket.se nearly resulted in her own brush with the law.

Club and concert tips: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Club and concert tips: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Wage weekend in Sweden makes for an electric atmosphere. Get plugged in with our weekend guide, produced in cooperation with nightlife experts Djungeltrumman.

Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 24

Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 24

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 23

Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 23

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Government details crisis measures

Government details crisis measures

Finance Minister Anders Borg and Enterprise Minister Maud Olofsson on Thursday presented a government bill containing measures to counteract Sweden's current economic crisis, including emergency loans to the country’s struggling auto sector.

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 24

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 24

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 23

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 23

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Stockholm club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 24

Stockholm club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 24

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Stockholm club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 23

Stockholm club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 23

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

What’s on in Sweden: January 23 – 29

What’s on in Sweden: January 23 – 29

What's on in Sweden: Oasis and Chris Brown in Stockholm; International Film Festival in Gothenburg; Tribute to "The Boss" in Malmö.

State pays for drunk driver’s wine

State pays for drunk driver’s wine

A man from northern Sweden is to receive compensation from the state after he had his box wine confiscated by police in connection with a drink driving conviction.

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Swedish couple denied right to name their son Q

Parents of a boy in Jämtland in northwestern Sweden have been told they cannot name their son Q, following a ruling by the administrative court of appeal (Kammarrätten).

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University given go ahead to expel convicted murderer

A decision by the county administrative court in Stockholm means that Uppsala University can expel a convicted murderer enrolled in medical studies at the school, according to the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen).

Man shot dead north of Stockholm

Man shot dead north of Stockholm

A man was shot and killed outside the Magasinet restaurant in Upplands Väsby north of Stockholm in front of crowd of witnesses early Thursday morning.