Concert review: The Baboon Show

Concert review: The Baboon Show

Swedish punk four-piece, The Baboon Show launched its ‘best of’ album with a live show at Debaser Slussen on Wednesday night.

Swimwear designer rejects sexism charges

Swimwear designer rejects sexism charges

Swedish swimwear firm Panos Emporio has come out strongly in defence of its marketing material following allegations of sexism from a leading advertising watchdog.

Swedish team helps uncover prehistoric ‘monster predator’

Swedish team helps uncover prehistoric ‘monster predator’

Researchers from Uppsala University have helped reveal that an old collection of fossils sitting in storage in the United States actually belong to a massive prehistoric predator previously unknown to archeologists.

New Rosengård fires ‘revenge’: police

New Rosengård fires ‘revenge’: police

Police in Malmö claim a recent wave of deliberately set fires in the city’s heavily-immigrant Rosengård neighbourhood constitutes an act of retaliation for recent arrests.

Art exhibitions you mustn’t miss

Art exhibitions you mustn’t miss

From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Danish surrealists, art critic Katarina Wadstein MacLeod samples the season's most eye-catching exhibitions in Sweden and Denmark.

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Sharp drop in asylum applications to Sweden

Fewer people are seeking asylum in Sweden, with the number of applications dropping 33 percent last year, according to new statistics.

Sony Ericsson issues profit warning

Sony Ericsson issues profit warning

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson warned investors on Friday that its first quarter profits wouldn’t meet expectations, as a slump in global demand hit the company's sales and earnings.

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Coke condemned a second time for ‘sexist’ ads

An admittedly “boorish” Coca-Cola web advertisement for its Zero drink has been scolded by Sweden’s sexist ad watchdog for portraying women as “pure sex objects”.

Sweden’s baby boom hits new high

Sweden’s baby boom hits new high

Swedish women are giving birth to more babies than at any point since the earlier nineties, new figures show.

Bullet sent to Sweden’s finance minister

Bullet sent to Sweden’s finance minister

A letter with a .22-calibre bullet arrived at the offices of Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg on Thursday courtesy of a leftist extremist group angered by bonuses paid to executives at state-owned companies.

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Local government layoffs looming

Shrinking tax revenues will force one in three Swedish municipalities to lay off employees this year.