How to shine at your Swedish job interview

How to shine at your Swedish job interview

Sponsored article: Even getting a job interview can be an achievement, particularly if you're a foreigner in Sweden. In the first of a series of features on the Swedish job market, Nic Townsend looks at how you can make the most of your big chance.

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Jilted lover fly-posts pics of ex-boyfriend’s privates

An 18-year-old woman in northern Sweden has been charged with harassment after taping pictures of her ex-boyfriend's private parts on lampposts near his home.

Unions welcome teacher training overhaul

Unions welcome teacher training overhaul

In a move welcomed by Sweden's teaching unions, the government has proposed a raft of sweeping changes to the country's teacher training system.

‘We killed Swedish soldiers’: Taliban

‘We killed Swedish soldiers’: Taliban

The Taliban has claimed that it was behind the attack that killed two Swedish solders and their Afghan interpreter on Sunday.

Sweden arrests Auschwitz sign suspect

Sweden arrests Auschwitz sign suspect

Police in Stockholm have arrested former neo-Nazi Anders Högström in connection with the theft of the "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from the Auschwitz death camp.

Skavsta rejects Ryanair ‘illegal closure’ claims

Skavsta rejects Ryanair ‘illegal closure’ claims

A Ryanair flight coming into Stockholm Skavsta Airport on Wednesday evening was told that it could not land as the airport was closed, a move the Irish low-cost airline has declared 'illegal'.

‘Parents should pay for their children’s crimes’

‘Parents should pay for their children’s crimes’

The Swedish government has announced that from September 1st parents will be made financially responsible for crimes committed by their children.

Riksbank mulls summer interest rate hike

Riksbank mulls summer interest rate hike

The Swedish Riksbank on Thursday announced its decision to leave the benchmark interest (repo) rate unchanged at 0.25 percent.

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AT&T picks Ericsson for 4G network

US telecoms giant AT&T has selected Sweden's Ericsson and France's Alcatel-Lucent as equipment suppliers for its next-generation, high-speed mobile phone network, the companies said on Wednesday.

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Telia Sonera doles out billions on strong report

Swedish-Finnish telecom firm Telia Sonera has reported a profit after financial items of 6.98 billion kronor ($947 million) for the final quarter 2009, up from 6.58 billion in the corresponding period of 2008.

‘Auschwitz thief no priority’: Swedish police

‘Auschwitz thief no priority’: Swedish police

Swedish police have now issued an arrest warrant for Anders Högström, the 35-year-old Swede suspected of being the mastermind behind the theft of the "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from the Auschwitz death camp.

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Sweden plays host to World Rally Champs

The World Rally Championships (WRC) returns to Sweden on Friday after a two-year long hiatus. Defending champion Sebastien Loeb says he is looking forward to racing in the snow ahead of the first rally of the 2010 championship.