Swede slams English use for royal wedding bash

Swede slams English use for royal wedding bash

A slogan chosen by the city of Stockholm to promote events related to the June 2010 wedding of Crown Princess Victoria has been reported to the Ombudsmen of Justice (Justitieombudsmännen – JO) for violating Sweden’s language laws.

Sweden’s minorities struggle with health

Sweden’s minorities struggle with health

Sweden's minorities have more health problems than the population as a whole, according to a new study examining the respective health situations of the country's Jews, Romanies, Sweden Finns, Sami and Tornedalians.

McDonald’s worker fired for disparaging blog post

McDonald’s worker fired for disparaging blog post

A workplace spat at a McDonald’s in central Sweden spilled over onto the internet last week, prompting an angry reaction from union representatives after the details of a worker’s sacking were detailed on Facebook.

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Paedophile site reported for privacy violations

A website featuring personal information about Swedes convicted of sex crimes involving children has been reported to the police by Sweden's Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen – DI).

Swedish employers shun foreign grads: study

Swedish employers shun foreign grads: study

The Swedish job market has become tougher for degree-holding immigrants in the last decade, a new report shows.

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Teenage boy killed by train

A teenage boy has died after being hit by a commuter train north of Stockholm on Monday morning.

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Ecclestone prepares new cash bid for Saab

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone remains in the hunt to buy Saab from General Motors despite reports touting Dutch sportscar maker Spyker as the sole remaining bidder.

Private pharmacies return to Sweden

Private pharmacies return to Sweden

The first private pharmacy in Sweden since 1971 opened for business in Stockholm on Sunday following an inauguration by Swedish Health and Social Affairs minister Göran Hägglund.

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Swedes claim surprise double in Nordic skiing World Cup

Sweden picked up an unexpected pair of victories in the men’s and women’s Nordic skiing World Cup competition in Estonia on Sunday.

Thousands of drivers in Saab support road rally

Thousands of drivers in Saab support road rally

More than 2,000 Saab drivers filled a several kilometre stretch of road in the Swedish automaker's home town on Sunday in a demonstration of support for the beloved brand in the face of a decision by owner General Motors (GM) to wind it down.