Bishop blasts pastor over anal sex outburst

Bishop blasts pastor over anal sex outburst

Church of Sweden pastor and gay marriage opponent Dag Sandahl has drawn the ire of senior clergy after launching a foul-mouthed attack on gay sex at an October church summit.

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Labour market storm subsiding: job agency

The worst appears to be over for the Swedish labour market, according to the country’s employment agency, which projects that unemployment will stop rising in the second half of 2010.

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Dozens arrested in Swedish doping raid

Swedish police have arrested 40 people in a nationwide doping raid, according to a statement.

‘Abolish women’s right to vote’: 80,000 Facebook users duped

‘Abolish women’s right to vote’: 80,000 Facebook users duped

Swedes received a lesson in the internet’s power for deception when a Facebook group claiming to support heart research suddenly changed into one aimed at scrapping women’s right to vote.

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Big fat Greek bailout ‘unlikely’: Borg

Sweden’s finance minister Anders Borg warned Greece on Wednesday that European countries were unlikely to help the Mediterranean nation solve its current budget crisis.

Swedish students falling behind in maths: study

Swedish students falling behind in maths: study

Swedish high school (gymnasium) students’ skills in maths and physics have declined considerably in the last decade, according to the results of an international study.

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Holmberg leaves hospital in ‘good condition’

Tiger Woods' mother-in-law Barbro Holmberg has been released from a Florida hospital after collapsing from stomach pains at the home of the golfing superstar.

Swedish star: ‘Tiger tried to recruit me as a lover’

Swedish star: ‘Tiger tried to recruit me as a lover’

One of Sweden’s top female celebrities is claiming she was approached by an agent on behalf of Tiger Woods about having a fling with the star golfer.

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‘Segregation can be a good thing’: study

Segregation isn't necessarily a bad thing, according to a new report critical of policies which try to control where immigrants and refugees settle in Sweden.

Inebriated elk terrorizes streets of Södertälje

Inebriated elk terrorizes streets of Södertälje

A drunken elk reportedly attacked a pedestrian in the Hölö district of Södertälje south of Stockholm on Tuesday, prompting a response from police.

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Bildt blasts Belarus over student’s expulsion

Swedish foreign minister Carl Bidlt found himself embroiled in a verbal spat with his counterpart from Belarus on Tuesday over the questionable expulsion of a university student due to "poor attendance".