Swedish pupils speak out on bully teachers

Swedish pupils speak out on bully teachers

An annual survey conducted by Sweden’s biggest children’s magazine – Kamratposten - posed the question: ’What do you think of your teacher?” 16 percent of school children thought they were bullies.

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Outrage over drunken Swedish pastor’s funeral service

A family from Skåne in southern Sweden has demanded compensation from the Church of Sweden claiming that the pastor employed to conduct a funeral had consumed a glass too many in the vestry.

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Downloads rocket as Swedes go legal

Following months of media coverage on the Pirate Bay, as well the introduction of an anti-piracy law, figures show more Swedes are opting to download their media legally.

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Pre-teen girl reports rape at Swedish school

Three boys aged 12-13-years-old are suspected of having raped a 10-year-old girl at a school in Linköping in central Sweden.

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Date fixed for Nobel Literature Prize

The Swedish Academy said on Thursday that the winner of the Nobel Literature Prize will be announced on Thursday, October 8th.

Upward swing for Swedish entrepreneurs

Upward swing for Swedish entrepreneurs

The number of company start-ups around Sweden rose significantly in September, up 18 percent in comparison with the same month of last year.

Migration Board reports Brazilian footballer over work permit mix-up

Migration Board reports Brazilian footballer over work permit mix-up

Brazilian striker Wanderson do Carmo has been netting goals for Swedish football club Gais without a residence permit.

‘Scared straight’ TV show slammed

‘Scared straight’ TV show slammed

A new TV4 reality show featuring youths doing time in an adult prison has been slammed by the Swedish Welfare Board (Socialstyrelsen) for encouraging criminal careers.

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Two Swedes missing after Samoa tsunami

Two young Swedes are reported to be missing after the tsunami which swept across the South Pacific islands of Samoa on Tuesday evening.

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Egypt kicks out Swedish journalist

A Swedish journalist was deported by Egypt on Thursday reportedly due to his alleged involvement in pro-Palestinian march, an Egyptian security official told AFP.