‘Frankenfood’ potatoes turn up in Swedish field

‘Frankenfood’ potatoes turn up in Swedish field

The discovery of genetically modified potatoes in a field in Sweden has led to the European Commission on Monday issuing a summons on German chemical giant BASF.

Left Party’s Ohly rebuked for ‘breast pump’ advice

Left Party’s Ohly rebuked for ‘breast pump’ advice

Left Party leader Lars Ohly has been slammed by breastfeeding experts and Red-Green coalition colleagues for advising nursing mothers to pump milk out of their breast so that they can go back to work earlier.

Introducing the Red-Greens

Introducing the Red-Greens

Here's a look at the centre-left Red-Greens, who hope they can move from opposition to Sweden's governing coalition.

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Greece ‘unfit’ for asylum reviews: Swedish court

The Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen) in Malmö has halted the transfer of five asylum seekers to Greece even though EU rules stipulate the applications should be reviewed there.

In-home cameras to aid supervision of elderly

In-home cameras to aid supervision of elderly

A home-help service in western Sweden has placed surveillance cameras in the homes of elderly clients to allow the service to monitor its clients from afar.

Swedes expect higher house prices: report

Swedes expect higher house prices: report

Around half of Swedish households expect house prices to continue to rise with only a fifth expecting a fall, according to a new survey published on Monday.

No run on deposits as HQ Bank reopens

No run on deposits as HQ Bank reopens

Fears of widespread withdrawals at HQ Bank proved unfounded when it reopened its doors on Monday morning.

Stockholm football club coach quits after threats

Stockholm football club coach quits after threats

Michael Borgqvist has resigned his post as head coach of Stockholm football club Hammarby IF after receiving a number of anonymous threats.

Introducing the Alliance

Introducing the Alliance

Here's a look at the centre-right Alliance, which is looking to win another term as Sweden's ruling coalition.

Social Democrats back law on contributions

Social Democrats back law on contributions

The Social Democrats have changed course and have proposed a law requiring all political parties to disclose from where they receive private contributions.

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Student wearing niqab begins teacher training

A student wearing the niqab has begun attending a teacher training course in Stockholm, more than one and a half years after another woman reported a school that would not allow her to wear the headscarf in class.

Vilks arsonists face appeals court trial

Vilks arsonists face appeals court trial

Two brothers sentenced to prison for firebombing the home of Swedish artist Lars Vilks in mid-May will appear in court on Monday to appeal the ruling.