Politician causes stir with sex play outburst

Politician causes stir with sex play outburst

A Green Party politician from southern Sweden is defending the use of sex organ slang during a local council debate about Swedishness.

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Government keeps new Stockholm- Arlanda rail link on track

It will soon be possible to take a Stockholm commuter train directly to Arlanda airport, after the government on Thursday gave the go ahead to Uppsala and Stockholm to cooperate on a commuter rail route connecting the two counties.

Stockholm Pride asks: ‘how hetero’ is your Facebook?

Stockholm Pride asks: ‘how hetero’ is your Facebook?

Facebook users can now check to see "how hetero" the pictures they have posted on the popular social networking site are, thanks to a new web application launched by the organizers of an annual celebration of gay culture in Stockholm.

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Spread of swine flu in Sweden slowing down: official

Swedish health officials said on Thursday that the spread of swine flu has tapered off somewhat in the last week.

Renewed speculation over likely Saab buyers

Renewed speculation over likely Saab buyers

Rumours are circulating in Trollhättan, the western Swedish home of Saab Automobile, about renewed interest from buyers looking to purchase the Swedish automaker. Talks are also continuing with a number of Chinese car companies.

Treasure find granddad fuming over finder’s fee

Treasure find granddad fuming over finder’s fee

Amateur Swedish archaeologist Jens Granhof, 69, is incensed at the 40,000 kronor ($5,800) reward he and his grandson received for a find of Middle Age-era silver coins, claiming the sum fails to capture the true value of their discovery.

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Stockholm Q & A: Where can I find a nice sauna to book

A reader wants to find a nice sauna that you can book for group in and around Stockholm. But which one? Peter Vinthagen Simpson has the answer.

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Wife’s pregnancy blamed for prostitute visit

A high-ranking manager at a Swedish state-owned company has admitted he paid for sex with a prostitute because he hadn’t had sex with his pregnant wife for five months.

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Trustor ‘mastermind’ questioned by Swedish police in Brussels

Joachim Posener, accused of being the brains behind the Trustor investment scandal, has been questioned by Swedish authorities after more than a decade on the run.

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Jobs agency tapped for greater integration role

The Swedish agency primarily tasked with helping unemployed people find jobs will assume a greater responsibility for implementing Sweden’s integration policies, according to a new government proposal.

Residence permits for sale on black market

Residence permits for sale on black market

Swedish residence permits can be purchased on the black market for €2,000 ($3,020) apiece, allowing buyers to travel freely throughout Europe.