61 of 70 pizzerias fail hygiene inspection

61 of 70 pizzerias fail hygiene inspection

Food safety authorities in Halmstad in western Sweden have been shocked to find minimum hygiene standards observed by just nine out of seventy restaurants serving pizzas in the town, newspaper Hallands-Posten reports.

Clay Ketter exhibition at Moderna Museet

Clay Ketter exhibition at Moderna Museet

Paint, wood, photos and plastic might not seem like a list of artistic mediums to be used collectively, but creative mastermind Clay Ketter uses these and more in executing his artistic visions.

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Young man gets nine years for murder

A 19-year-old man was sentenced on Monday to nine years in prison after shooting a man to death and burning the body in a Stockholm suburb.

Newlywed dies after suspicious Malmö fall

Newlywed dies after suspicious Malmö fall

A 28-year-old woman died after falling out of a third-floor window of a building in Malmö on Sunday. Police have not ruled out the possibility of foul play.

Eco-friendly jewellery for a higher cause

Eco-friendly jewellery for a higher cause

An empty soda can may seem like nothing but garbage, but to designer Kumvana Gomani, it’s a piece of art waiting to happen. Nearly two years ago, the eco-friendly entrepreneur started a jewellery company, using recyclable materials to make sustainable, hand-crafted pieces.

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Girl arrested for attempted bikini murder

A sunbathing session in western Sweden took a sinister turn on Friday when a teenage girl in Lidköping attempted to strangle her cousin with a bikini top.

Freckles increase risk of cancer: study

Freckles increase risk of cancer: study

People with freckles or birthmarks are at greater risk of developing malignant melinoma, a kind of skin cancer.

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Woman jailed for rape of boy

A 39-year-old woman who sexually assualted an underage boy and photographed the attack was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on Friday.

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More Swedes buying private insurance: report

More and more Swedes are purchasing private insurance for income protection as a result of the economic crisis.

Swedes spending less and saving more

Swedes spending less and saving more

One fifth of Swedes are buying less as a result of the financial crisis. Among low income earners, close to a third have reduced their spending in the wake of economic turmoil, according to a new study from insurance company Länsförsäkringar.

Patient dies due to improper IV administration

Patient dies due to improper IV administration

A patient at Danderyd hospital in Stockholm was reported dead after having received a nutritional intravenous drip too quickly, reports Radio Stockholm.

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Two arrested for gang rape at music festival

Two people have been arrested on suspicions of gang rape on Saturday night at Arvikafestivalen, a synth and electronica music festival held every summer in western Sweden.