Hamrén named coach as Swedish FA gets its man

Hamrén named coach as Swedish FA gets its man

Erik Hamrén is to take over as new national team coach after the Swedish Football Association reached an agreement on Wednesday with his club, Norwegian champions Rosenborg.

What’s on in Sweden: November 6 – 12

What’s on in Sweden: November 6 – 12

What's on in Sweden: Selam African festival & gospel munificence in Stockholm; Cirque du Soleil and MJ Thriller in Gothenburg; Oumou Sangaré in Malmö/Lund.

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Questions from Brussels may threaten Saab sale

An emergency loan vital to completing the sale of Saab Automobile has been held up by questions from the European Commission, possibly jeopardizing the proposed deal.

Sweden hails Balkan border deal

Sweden hails Balkan border deal

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Wednesday oversaw a deal aimed at resolving a divisive border dispute between Croatia and Slovenia.

Anglicans snub Swedish lesbian bishop

Anglicans snub Swedish lesbian bishop

Anglican bishops from England and Northern Ireland have rebuffed invitations to attend the ordination of the openly gay Eva Brunne to be the next Bishop of Stockholm.

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Saab suffers US and Swedish sales slump

Saab Automobile sales plummeted in the United States during the month of October, while sales of Volvo showed signs of improvement.

Women awarded damages for nightclub make-out session

Women awarded damages for nightclub make-out session

Two women who were told to stop kissing by a guard at a popular Stockholm night club have had their damage award for discrimination upheld by the Supreme Court.

‘I won’t let my country be taken over by xenophobes’

‘I won’t let my country be taken over by xenophobes’

Curiosity is the most effective weapon against xenophobia, writes journalist and head of think tank FORES Martin Ådahl, as a comment on the Sweden Democrats’ future role in Swedish politics.

Massive problems for Tele2 mobile customers

Massive problems for Tele2 mobile customers

Millions of Swedes have had trouble using their mobile phones on Wednesday morning due to problems with the network of Swedish mobile operator Tele2.

Dad reports rabbit-munching eagle to police

Dad reports rabbit-munching eagle to police

An insatiable eagle has been reported to the police after it attacked and killed a little girl's pet rabbit in a garden on the island of Väddö in the Stockholm archipelago.

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Red-greens and centre- right in dead heat: poll

Support for Sweden’s two main political blocs is about equal, according to a new poll, which also shows the far-right Sweden Democrats with enough support to gain a seat in the Riksdag.