Green Party: No agreement with Reinfeldt

Green Party: No agreement with Reinfeldt

The Green Party confirmed in a press conference on Monday that no agreement has been reached over a coalition with a Fredrik Reinfeldt-led government, revealing that Alliance coalition leaders appeared "split" on the issue.

‘Your apathy elected the Sweden Democrats’

‘Your apathy elected the Sweden Democrats’

US-born contributor Naomi Olofsson wonders why supposedly immigrant-friendly Swedes who never bothered to help immigrants adjust to life in Sweden seem so outraged at the success of the far-right Sweden Democrats.

Military staff reject foreign duty ultimatum

Military staff reject foreign duty ultimatum

Over 600 of the 16,000 people employed by the Swedish Armed Forces have rejected signing a new employment contract which includes a obligation to serve overseas when required.

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Student unions hit hard as membership drops

Student unions at Sweden's universities have been hit hard financially since compulsory membership was abolished on July 1st despite more than a billion kronor of support from universities.

Vengeful ex behind bomb hoax: report

Vengeful ex behind bomb hoax: report

The source of a hoax bomb threat to Canadian police which forced a Pakistan-bound plane to make an emergency landing at Stockholm Arlanda Airport at the weekend, was an angry ex-girlfriend, according to a Swedish media report.

Man says Ladies Night ‘not all right’

Man says Ladies Night ‘not all right’

Ladies Night, a popular cabaret show which has just celebrated its fifth year in Sweden, has been reported to the Discrimination Ombudsman (Diskriminerings ombudsman - DO) by a man denied tickets on the grounds of his gender.

Swedish filmmaker shot in Afghanistan

Swedish filmmaker shot in Afghanistan

Swedish documentary filmmaker Pål Hollender fled Afghanistan on Sunday night to seek medical treatment in Dubai after he was shot in the arm while filming a new documentary in the country.

Public peeing OK if no one is offended: Swedish court

Public peeing OK if no one is offended: Swedish court

A Swedish man charged with public urination has been acquitted by a Stockholm court, opening the door for thousands of others to avoid fines for heeding the call of nature in public.

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Ten face trial in teen pimping scandal

The trial of ten men 10 men suspected of having sold a mentally handicapped 14-year-old girl for sex opened in Malmö district court on Monday.

Arlanda bomb suspect remains in Sweden

Arlanda bomb suspect remains in Sweden

The 28-year-old man who was on Saturday a suspect in a bomb threat at Stockholm Arlanda Airport remains in Sweden after having been refused carriage on a flight to Pakistan, despite the case being closed.

Publisher Metro launches in three new French cities

Publisher Metro launches in three new French cities

Swedish media company Metro International has launched in three new French cities and will boost distribution in Paris starting next month.