Malmö mystery man ‘sounds Dutch’: linguist

Malmö mystery man ‘sounds Dutch’: linguist

A man in southern Sweden who has called on the public to help him rediscover his identity probably has either Dutch or Flemish as his native language, a prominent forensic linguist has told The Local.

Saab sales continue to crash in Europe

Saab sales continue to crash in Europe

Sales figures for Saab Automobile continue to disappoint, dipping 61.7 percent in September compared with the year before. Meanwhile, Volvo’s car sales jumped 8.1 percent.

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Teacher who paid for sex with minor ‘can’t be fired’

Being found guilty of paying for group sex with a minor is not sufficient grounds for education officials in Stockholm to fire a teacher who has refused to quit following his conviction.

Swedish study finds body temperature best taken from behind

Swedish study finds body temperature best taken from behind

A Swedish study has shown that inserting a thermometer into a patient’s mouth or ear is not the most reliable way to determine whether or not someone has a fever.

Dole drops Bananas!* lawsuit

Dole drops Bananas!* lawsuit

Dole Foods was withdrawn its lawsuit against Swedish filmmaker Fredrik Gertten over a documentary film which the company claimed contained falsehoods which harmed the US food giant.

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Sweden to probe housing discrimination

Sweden’s Equality Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen – DO) plans to launch a nationwide investigation into discrimination in Sweden’s housing market.

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Hazardous roads in Sweden as ice arrives

A number of motorists were left needing hospital treatment on Thursday morning as icy road conditions caused accidents across Sweden.

Win fails to help Sweden fulfill World Cup dream

Win fails to help Sweden fulfill World Cup dream

Despite a 4-1 drubbing of Albania on Wednesday night, Sweden’s slim hopes of continuing their World Cup journey came to an end as Malta failed to take points from Portugal.

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Two Swedes convicted for selling illegal porn

Two porn peddlers from northwestern Sweden have been convicted for selling pornographic films with exceedingly violent content.

What’s on in Sweden: October 16 – 22

What’s on in Sweden: October 16 – 22

What's on in Sweden: Championship rugby & Massive Attack (UK) in Stockholm/Uppsala; Chocolate festival & avant garde dance in Gothenburg; Rahael Saadiq (US) in Malmö/Lund.

Sweden’s Princess Madeleine in underwear ‘bomb’ scare

Sweden’s Princess Madeleine in underwear ‘bomb’ scare

A mysterious package addressed to Sweden’s Princess Madeleine at the World Childhood Foundation in New York prompted a response from the police’s bomb squad on Tuesday.