Christian paper rejects LGBT youth camp ad

Christian paper rejects LGBT youth camp ad

Christian newspaper Dagen has rejected an ad for a camp for gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Christian youth.

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Summer Rail Destinations: Stockholm

The antiquity of Gamla Stan, the forests of Djurgården, the cliffs of Södermalm and of course the surrounding blue sea: all these elements combine to help make Stockholm one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

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Immigrant employment rates vary by region

Employment rates between local- and foreign-born workers differ by more than 30 percentage points in some areas of Sweden, according to a report from Statistics Sweden (Statistiska centralbyrån, SCB) based on data from 2008.

Forecast: Royal wedding wet and cold

Forecast: Royal wedding wet and cold

Next week's Royal Wedding could be a wet and chilly affair, if early weather forecasts are to be believed.

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Ikea in US recall after baby strangles

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has recalled 3.4 million blinds sold in the United States and Canada after a 18-month-old baby nearly died after being strangled by a cord, the company said on Friday.

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Swedes set to hike holiday spend

Swedes plan to increase the the money they lavish on annual holidays, as they did in 2009, a new report from Scandinavian bank Nordea shows.

Sweden is best – it’s official

Sweden is best – it’s official

Sweden is simply the best. And don't take our word for it - this is the conclusion of a whole range of global rankings, write Bo Ekman and James Wine from the Tällberg Foundation.

Strangers to marry at alternate ‘royal’ wedding

Strangers to marry at alternate ‘royal’ wedding

A Malmö-based art network has decided to join in the royal wedding fun and organise their own mass wedding under the theme "kinda cheaper, not as good" and with a twist - he hopefuls will not know whom they will marry until the day.

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Middle-aged men dominate election lists

The majority of candidates running for the parliamentary election in the fall are middle-aged men, according to a survey from Sveriges Radio's (SR) news service Ekot.

The American who keeps Stockholm swinging

The American who keeps Stockholm swinging

Andy Fite is bringing jazz to new audiences in Stockholm. Lysanne Sizoo has met him.

Obama summons Svanberg over oil spill

Obama summons Svanberg over oil spill

US president Barrack Obama has called BP's Swedish chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg to a meeting at the White House to discuss the Mexican Gulf oil catastrophe.

Pastor disciplined over village rape case

Pastor disciplined over village rape case

The Church of Sweden pastor who welcomed a 15-year-old convicted rapist to the end of term celebrations in a high profile incident in Bjästa in northern Sweden, has been issued with a written caution by the diocese of Harnösand.

Prosecutor to investigate oil firm accusations

Prosecutor to investigate oil firm accusations

A Swedish prosecutor has indicated that there will be an investigation into claims made in a report that Swedish company Lundin Oil was involved in war crimes in Sudan during the time that Foreign Minister Carl Bildt sat on the board.