Arboga murderer appeals conviction a second time

Arboga murderer appeals conviction a second time

Christine Schürrer, the German woman found guilty of murdering two children in Arboga, has appealed her life sentence.

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Sweden to reward quick learning immigrants

The Swedish government has announced the launch of a performance-related bonus for immigrants pursuing state-funded language courses.

McDonald’s wins right to serve beer at Stockholm airport

McDonald’s wins right to serve beer at Stockholm airport

Weary world travellers will soon be able to wash down their Big Mac with a strong beer following a court decision to grant fast-food chain McDonald's an alcohol licence for its Stockholm Arlanda restaurant, reports Christian website Dagen.

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Swedish hairdresser behind youth drugs ring

Swedish police on Thursday carried out raids against 447 suspected drugs buyers across the entire country.

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High court ruling could hit Sweden’s tax revenues

A corporate taxation ruling by Sweden's Supreme Administrative Court (Regeringsrätten) could lead to the Swedish state missing out billions of kronor in tax revenues.

Sweden braces for warm spring weather

Sweden braces for warm spring weather

The wintry conditions and snowfalls of recent weeks are set to give way to sunny skies and spring temperatures, according to Sweden's meteorological agency (SMHI).

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Swedish study links stress to childhood obesity

Swedish researchers have found a link between stress within the family and obesity among children, according to a doctoral thesis published on Friday.

Gucci loses Swedish trademark battle

Gucci loses Swedish trademark battle

The global fashion emporium Gucci has lost its bid to register its trademark in Sweden. Its emblem - two Gs face to face - is already owned by a firm in Gothenburg.

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‘Sweden doesn’t need more universities’: Leijonborg

The government has said it plans to reject applications from Swedish colleges (högskolor) interested in upgrading their status to full-fledged universities.

Reversal in defence policy reforms

Reversal in defence policy reforms

The government has decided against disbanding army units as a part of Sweden’s ongoing defence policy reform process, electing instead to create a new ground combat reserve group.