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Moderates knew of election list fraud: report

Highly placed leaders of the Moderate Party (Moderaterna) have known for weeks that electoral fraud was being committed within the local organization in Stockholm, according to a media report.

Ikea hit by strikes in France

Ikea hit by strikes in France

Strikers protesting at an inadequate pay offer hit 16 of the 26 Ikea stores in France Saturday but only one was forced to close, the Swedish retail giant said.

Defence firm Saab returns to profitability

Defence firm Saab returns to profitability

Loss-making Saab Automobile in Sweden, solely owned by General Motors, is best known for its mid-range cars, and has been up for sale. The prospective buyer is Spyker Cars in Holland, producer of tailored luxury cars.

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Teenage bus drivers proposed by government

The Swedish Government wants to lower the age to 18 for obtaining a license to drive a bus or taxi. The idea is to attract younger people into the profession.

Snow halts trains in southern Sweden

Snow halts trains in southern Sweden

It’s been snowing off and on for weeks. Combined with freezing temperatures, travel has slowed throughout Sweden.

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Sweden Democrats could enter parliament: poll

A small but significant surge in support for the nationalist political party Sweden Democrats (Sverigedemokraterna, SD) means they could enter parliament after general elections later this year, if current trends continue.