Malmö gets sucked in to world of comics

Malmö gets sucked in to world of comics

The Local's Charlotte Webb sits down with World of Comics festival co-ordinator, Caroline Lund, to talk masks and multiculturalism in Malmö.

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Who should I call to learn more about the swine flu vaccine?

With the swine flu vaccine now available to the general public in Sweden, a growing number of questions have come up regarding who should receive the vaccine and where to get vaccinated.

Social Democrats slam Nord Stream approval

Social Democrats slam Nord Stream approval

Sweden’s decision to allow the Russian-led Nord Stream gas pipeline to pass through its territorial waters has prompted a scathing response from the political opposition.

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Three arrested for Viking treasure theft

Three men, including the board member of an auction house, have been arrested on Gotland in connection with the plunder of hundreds of Viking-era silver artifacts from the Baltic Sea island, Sveriges Radio reports.

One dose is enough: Swedish health officials

One dose is enough: Swedish health officials

Swedish health authorities have determined that one dose of vaccine is sufficient to provide adequate protection against the swine flu for healthy people over 13-years-old, including pregnant women.

Reinfeldt reclaims top spot in Sweden power rankings

Reinfeldt reclaims top spot in Sweden power rankings

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt can once again lay claim to the title of Sweden’s most power person, having nudged his own finance minister Anders Borg from the top spot in a new ranking released on Thursday.

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Fury over three-year-old’s retouched school photo

The father of a three-year-old girl from northern Sweden is outraged that school photographers have retouched his daughter’s school picture for the second year in a row.

Reinfeldt warns India of climate change dangers

Reinfeldt warns India of climate change dangers

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Friday cautioned India about the impact of climate change if upcoming UN climate talks fail to produce a new agreement to reduce emissions.

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Sweden to pay more asylum seekers to leave

Sweden has decided to expand a programme which gives unsuccessful asylum seekers money to voluntarily return to their homelands, at the same time as the number of refugee applications continues to drop.

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Sweden breaks trend of rising bankruptcy figures

The number of Swedish companies filing for bankruptcy has dropped for the first time since June 2008, new figures show, although many companies continue to struggle.

Swedish toddlers set to receive swine flu vaccine

Swedish toddlers set to receive swine flu vaccine

The swine flu vaccine will soon be available to all children younger than three-years-old, according to Swedish health authorities.