ABB closes Egypt factories over unrest

ABB closes Egypt factories over unrest

Swiss Swedish engineering giant ABB said on Tuesday that it had decided to temporarily shut factories in Egypt due to the continued unrest in the country.

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Royal court mulls suing over King book review

Sweden's Royal Court has allowed its lawyers to scrutinise a book review of the biography on King Carl XVI Gustaf published in the Left Party's newspaper to see if there are grounds to pursue legal action.

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Swedish schools run by convicted paedophile

A Swedish pedophile received permission to open three schools despite having a previous conviction for having sexual relations with a child, according to a television news report on Monday.

Immigrant kids prone to ‘special needs’ label

Immigrant kids prone to ‘special needs’ label

Several government agencies have directed criticism at 30 Swedish municipalities for placing children at special schools based on erroneous grounds.

Sweden sacks ‘Super Ombudsman’

Sweden sacks ‘Super Ombudsman’

The Swedish government has announced that the Equality Ombudsman (DO), Katri Linna, is to be reassigned, despite having four years remaining in her post.

Foreign office on hand to aid stranded Swedes

Foreign office on hand to aid stranded Swedes

Sweden's foreign ministry has set up a desk at Cairo airport to help Swedish travellers seeking to find a way home.

Student loans body reports 29 for fraud

Student loans body reports 29 for fraud

Sweden's student loans body, CSN, has reported 29 people to the police on suspicion of committing serious fraud in connection with applications for studies at a UK university.

Child poverty increases in Sweden: report

Child poverty increases in Sweden: report

Some 220,000 children were living in poverty in Sweden in 2008 and the figure is increasing, a new report from Save the Children Sweden (Rädda Barnen) shows.

No crime suspected over Swedish actor death

No crime suspected over Swedish actor death

Swedish police have closed an investigation into the fire that claimed the lives of Swedish actors Per Oscarsson and Kia Östling, concluding that no crime had been committed.

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Swedish police shoot dead suspected killer

Police in Eskilstuna in eastern Sweden on Tuesday morning shot dead a man suspected of killing his mother with a knife.