Modelling class for kids pulled over ‘ethics’

Modelling class for kids pulled over ‘ethics’

An adult education centre in Karlskrona in southern Sweden has cancelled a modelling course for children aged five to eight after receiving a number of calls about the offering, Sveriges Radio Blekinge reported on Thursday.

Assange: charges caused ‘enormous’ damage

Assange: charges caused ‘enormous’ damage

WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange on Thursday said that the handling of rape and molestation allegations against him by Swedish prosecutors has caused enormous damage to his person and to the whistleblower website.

WWF warns of Baltic Sea ‘Wild West’

WWF warns of Baltic Sea ‘Wild West’

The Baltic Sea faces the threat of uncontrolled growth of freight traffic and wind energy over the next 20 years, the World Wildlife Fund has warned in a new report, calling on governments to work together to avert a Baltic 'Wild West'.

Alliance touts tax cuts in election manifesto

Alliance touts tax cuts in election manifesto

The ruling Alliance coalition has promised its fifth in-work tax credit if it wins the election next month, it promised as it rolled out its manifesto on Thursday.

Ibrahimovic sheds light on Guardiola rift

Ibrahimovic sheds light on Guardiola rift

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed rumours of a rift with Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola, saying that he hardly ever speaks to him.

Swedish unemployment drops in July

Swedish unemployment drops in July

Unemployment in Sweden dropped significantly in July to 8 percent from 9.5 percent in the previous month, Statistics Sweden reported on Thursday.

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What’s On in Sweden: August 27 – September 2

What’s on in Sweden: Open air Othello in Stockholm, 100 years of flight in Gothenburg, and a huge Beatles concert in Malmö.

Saab owner Spyker’s debts greater than assets

Saab owner Spyker’s debts greater than assets

Luxury car manufacturer Spyker Cars, which purchased Sweden's Saab from General Motors, has more debts than assets, according to a filing submitted to the stock exchange in Amsterdam, NYSE Euronext.

Drug abuse on the rise in Sweden

Drug abuse on the rise in Sweden

The number of people suffering from serious abuse of alcohol and drugs has increased by 20 and 15 percent respectively over the past decade, new figures from a government inquiry show.

Value of Svanberg’s BP shares plummets

Value of Svanberg’s BP shares plummets

The value of Swedish BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg's share holdings in the company have plummeted to around 40 million kronor ($5.37 million) from the 62 million kronor he had originally paid for them.

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Would-be au pairs lose 100,000 kronor to fraud

Two girls from Haninge, south of Stockholm, hoping to work as au pairs in New York learned that they lost more than 100,000 kronor ($13,400) to a fraudulent agency, TV4 Nyheterna reported late on Wednesday.