TV interview sparks Holocaust denial probe

TV interview sparks Holocaust denial probe

An interview broadcast on Swedish television this week has caused German prosecutors to launch an investigation against a controversial British bishop suspected of inciting racial hatred.

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Sweden quizzed over underage nude film acquittal

The European Court of Human Rights is taking Sweden to task over its privacy laws after a man escaped without conviction despite secretly filming his 14-year-old stepdaughter in the shower.

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Unemployment insurance enrollment on the rise

The number of Swedes enrolled in unemployment insurance programmes (a-kassa) jumped by 3,000 in the fourth quarter of 2008, according to new statistics.

Wilander hopes for Edberg comeback in Davis Cup

Wilander hopes for Edberg comeback in Davis Cup

Swedish tennis legend Mats Wilander, current coach of the country’s Davis Cup team, is hoping fellow tennis great Stefan Edberg will be willing to make a comeback to help the squad overcome a spate of injuries.

Arla exec to take over as head of Systembolaget

Arla exec to take over as head of Systembolaget

Sweden’s state-run liquor monopoly Systembolaget has named a successor to Anitra Steen, who is set to retire from her position as managing director on April 30th.

New database ranks Sweden’s high schools

New database ranks Sweden’s high schools

Swedish students applying for admittance to the country’s high schools now have another tool to help them compare various schools following the launch on Friday of a new database.

Lottery millionaire suspected of murder

Lottery millionaire suspected of murder

A 30-year-old Swedish lottery millionaire has been arrested on suspicion of having shot and killed a man outside a restaurant north of Stockholm in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Health board slams refugee medical clinic

Health board slams refugee medical clinic

Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare has directed a scathing critique against a medical centre for asylum seekers in Stockholm County.

Fab abs: Sweden’s rippling bodies of work

Fab abs: Sweden’s rippling bodies of work

Robert La Bua casts an eye over the multibillion-kronor industry behind the faces - and torsos - of Sweden's male models.

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Poisonings hit Gothenburg health office

A series of mysterious poisonings which sent several people to hospital continues to baffle both police and employees from a home healthcare office in Hisingen near Gothenburg.

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Most Swedish pastors willing to wed gay couples

Nearly seven in ten pastors in the Church of Sweden are open to performing marriage ceremonies for gay couples in churches.

One dead following Mölndal shooting

One dead following Mölndal shooting

A man was shot dead on a footpath in a residential area in Mölndal in western Sweden on Thursday night.