Eriksson fired from Mexico job

Eriksson fired from Mexico job

Sven-Göran Eriksson has been sacked from his position as coach of the Mexican national team following defeat to Honduras in a World Cup qualifier.

Club and concert tips: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Club and concert tips: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Longer evenings, more clement weather and clubs aplenty. Spring into action with our weekend going out guide: The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, April 4

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, April 3

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, April 4

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Gothenburg club and concert tips: Friday, April 3

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Stockholm club and concert tips: Saturday, April 4

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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Stockholm club and concert tips: Friday, April 3

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Longer jail terms for axe attack family

Longer jail terms for axe attack family

Members of the family convicted for involvement in a vicious axe attack in a village outside of Haparanda in the far north of Sweden in 2008 have had their penalties increased by an appeals court.

What’s on in Sweden: April 3 – 9

What’s on in Sweden: April 3 – 9

What's on in Sweden: New York Stories bids farewell in Stockholm; Sahara Hotnights in Gothenburg; Chicks on Speed in Malmö.

Swedish football: A beginner’s guide to the Allsvenskan

Swedish football: A beginner’s guide to the Allsvenskan

With the Swedish football season kicking of this weekend, Nic Townsend separates the title hopefuls from the relegation woefuls in a team by team analysis of the Allsvenskan.

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AMF Pension ex-CEO makes pensions agreement public

AMF Pension embattled former CEO Christer Elmehagen has reached an agreement with the firm's chairperson Göran Tunhammar to make public part of his controversial pension agreement.

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Sweden extends bank rescue plan

Sweden's government announced on Thursday a six month extension to the 1.5 trillion kronor ($183.8 billion) bank rescue plan that was announced in October.

Clinton and Blair in Stockholm climate conference

Clinton and Blair in Stockholm climate conference

Tony Blair, Bill Clinton and Nobel prize-winner Wangari Maathai, met Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt in Stockholm on Wednesday to discuss the impact of the financial crisis on work to arrest climate change.

Glass found in Falun sausage

Glass found in Falun sausage

A fragment of glass has been found in a Falun sausage bought from a store in Karlsborg in southern Sweden. The incident has been reported to police, according to TV4 Skaraborg.

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Children’s TV presenter cuts off finger tip on air

A Swedish children's television presenter gave credence to the well-worn phrase "don't try this at home" when she sliced the tip off a finger while chopping a potato in the middle of a live broadcast.

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Unpaid blogger risks losing unemployment benefits

A former Volvo worker in southern Sweden has been told to stop blogging for his local newspaper if he wants to retain his unemployment insurance.

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New law sees dip in internet traffic

Internet use in Sweden dipped by 30 percent on Wednesday, as the country's new anti-file sharing measures came into force.

Sweden passes new gay marriage law

Sweden passes new gay marriage law

Sweden's parliament passed new legislation by a wide majority on Wednesday that will allow homosexuals to marry in church and civil weddings.