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Swedish town mulls low pay for bad teachers

A municipality in southern Sweden has moved one step closer to implementing a proposal which would tie teacher pay to students’ performance on national standardized tests.

Swedish prices deflate due to cheap vacations

Swedish prices deflate due to cheap vacations

Cheaper holiday packages sent Sweden’s consumer prices sliding further in August, according to new statistics released on Thursday.

Zlatan’s boasting draws fire from former Inter teammate

Zlatan’s boasting draws fire from former Inter teammate

Comments by Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic suggesting he was responsible for the success of Inter Milan have prompted a backlash from former teammate Marco Materazzi.

Billy bookshelf does battle with Big Mac Index

Billy bookshelf does battle with Big Mac Index

Ikea’s iconic Billy bookshelf may be on its way to ousting McDonald’s Big Mac as a gauge for comparing price levels across different countries.

Swedish auction house to sell Ingmar Bergman’s possessions

Swedish auction house to sell Ingmar Bergman’s possessions

Later this month, Bukowski's in Stockholm is set to auction the possessions of beloved Swedish film director, Ingmar Bergman, who died in 2007 at the age of 89.

Stock exchange gives Pirate Bay suitor the boot

Stock exchange gives Pirate Bay suitor the boot

Global Gaming Factory (GGF), the Swedish tech company which is set to purchase The Pirate Bay file sharing site, has been thrown out of the Aktietorget stock exchange, further jeopardizing the proposed deal.

Sweden leave it late in Malta

Sweden leave it late in Malta

An 81st minute own goal spared Sweden's blushes in Valletta on Wednesday evening, as Sweden leaped to second place in Wold Cup qualifying Group One.

Söderling falls to Federer in US Open

Söderling falls to Federer in US Open

Sweden’s Robin Söderling’s run at the US Open tennis tournament came to an end Wednesday with a four set loss to top seed and defending champion Roger Federer.

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EU to offer billions in climate aid to poor nations: Reinfeldt

Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Wednesday announced plans for the European Union (EU) to offer developing countries €15 billion ($22 billion) a year to help combat climate change.

Volvo to recall 26,000 cars due to software glitch

Volvo to recall 26,000 cars due to software glitch

Volvo Cars announced on Wednesday it planned to recall 26,000 cars worldwide because of faulty software which can lead to engine problems.