Centre Party councillor seeks obesity tax

Centre Party councillor seeks obesity tax

A municipal councillor for the Centre Party in Uppsala in eastern Sweden has proposed the introduction of a tax linked to a person's (over)weight.

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Swede among terrorist suspects held in Uganda

A Swedish national is among a group of three people arrested on Uganda's eastern border on suspicion of having ties to a terrorist group, according to a local media report.

‘Sweden has key role in cyberwar’: report

‘Sweden has key role in cyberwar’: report

Sweden has a key role in Europe as the U.S. prepares for future cyber-warfare, classified documents released by WikiLeaks indicate.

Leader of Sweden’s Pirate Party resigns

Leader of Sweden’s Pirate Party resigns

Rick Falkvinge, the leader of Sweden's Pirate Party, has resigned his post, feeling that he has stagnated after five years in the role.

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Sweden records first swine flu death

A seven-year-old boy has become Sweden's first fatality linked to swine flu this season after his death was announced by a health official on Saturday.