Stockholm swells with millionaire men

Stockholm swells with millionaire men

Stockholm-area men dominate the ranks of the roughly 40,000 Swedes who earn more than one million kronor ($139,000) per year, fresh statistics show.

Four years in jail for Indian smuggling ring

Four years in jail for Indian smuggling ring

A 38-year-old man has been jailed for four years for his part in running a smuggling ring specialized in spiriting Indians through Sweden to other countries in Europe.

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Holocaust survivor can keep pension: court

A Holocaust survivor living in Gothenburg in western Sweden will not have her Swedish pension cut because of compensation payments she receives from the German state, a Swedish court has ruled.

‘Vast differences’ in Swedish schools: study

‘Vast differences’ in Swedish schools: study

Some of Sweden’s best primary schools ('grundskolor', ages 7-16) can be found in municipalities along the southeastern coast of the country, according to a new ranking.

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Sweden in major embassy shake-up

Sweden announced on Thursday it will shutter six embassies by the end of the year, while at the same time opening ten new embassies to help carry out its foreign aid programmes.

Starbucks picks Arla for European drinks deal

Starbucks picks Arla for European drinks deal

Scandinavian dairy producer Arla Foods has signed a contract with Starbucks to produce and sell ready-to-drink beverages under the US coffee giant’s brand throughout Europe.

Swedish dads spending more time at home: study

Swedish dads spending more time at home: study

Dads in Sweden are taking greater advantage of the country’s generous parental leave, a new report shows.

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Murder suspect crashes victims’ memorial service

A 35-year-old man suspected of a double murder unexpectedly showed up at a memorial service arranged by the family of the victims, both of whom were recovered from a burned out vehicle in western Sweden.

Sweden to prescribe exercise to battle youth obesity

Sweden to prescribe exercise to battle youth obesity

School nurses in Uppsala in eastern Sweden will soon begin prescribing children exercise in order to combat increasing obesity among teenage boys.

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Sweden shifts priorities for resettling UN refugees

Sweden plans to give priority to refugees from Somalia and Eritrea in its efforts to resettle an estimated 1,700 to 1,900 United Nations (UN) refugees this year.