Far-right ‘no threat’ to red-green cooperation

Far-right ‘no threat’ to red-green cooperation

Left Party leader Lars Ohly on Tuesday changed his stance regarding pre-election cooperation with other parties on the left, emphasizing that the far-right Sweden Democrats would never threaten to split the nascent red-green partnership.

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Wilander quits as head of Sweden’s Davis Cup team

Swedish tennis great Mats Wilander said on Tuesday he planned to step down as captain of Sweden's Davis Cup team in order to spend more time with his family.

Eriksson rejects Swedish top job offer

Eriksson rejects Swedish top job offer

Former England and Mexico boss Sven-Göran Eriksson has ruled himself out as a candidate for the vacant post as Swedish national team coach.

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Swedes upbeat about the economy: poll

Swedes have become more positive about the country’s economic development, as well as developments in their own pocketbooks, according to a new study.

‘Poop in boots’ scandal has Cats cast hissing

‘Poop in boots’ scandal has Cats cast hissing

Accusations of sexual harassment and a feces-filled counterattack have rocked the Stockholm production of the musical Cats, despite rave reviews and sellout crowds.

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Stockholm Q & A: Where can I find Argentinian food in Stockholm?

In our regular column answering readers' questions about Stockholm, Peter Vinthagen Simpson gives tips on where to find good Argentinian cuisine in Stockholm.

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No appreciation for Token as kid’s name: Swedish tax agency

Swedish tax authorities have decided to continue their fight to bar a Stockholm-area mother from naming her child Token.

Sweden Democrat leader reported for ‘hate speech’

Sweden Democrat leader reported for ‘hate speech’

An opinion piece by Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson in which he labels Muslims a major threat has been reported to Sweden's highest legal official by the Centre Against Racism (Centrum Mot Rasism).

‘Henke’ Larsson to quit professional football

‘Henke’ Larsson to quit professional football

Swedish football legend Henrik Larsson has announced he is retiring from professional football at the conclusion of the current season.

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Bank robber in custody following ‘religious awakening’

Police in western Sweden may soon be able to close their files on a daring four-year old bank robbery after one of the thieves experienced a religious salvation during his time on the run.

Swedbank’s losses worse than expected

Swedbank’s losses worse than expected

Swedbank has reported an operating loss of 2.6 billion kronor ($373.6 million) for the third quarter, a worse result than analysts expected for the Swedish bank with heavy exposure in the troubled Baltic region.

‘Renationalize Sweden’s schools’: Liberals

‘Renationalize Sweden’s schools’: Liberals

The state ought to once again take over primary responsibility for Sweden’s schools, according to a proposal under consideration within the Liberal Party (Folkpartiet).