Björklund: Swedish arms exports ’embarrassing’

Björklund: Swedish arms exports ’embarrassing’

Liberal Party (Folkpartiet) leader Jan Björklund has called for a tightening of conditions for Swedish arms exports, calling sales to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain an "embarrassment".

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Upbringing not culture affects criminality: study

Differences in crime statistics between immigrants and those born in Sweden can be explained by socio-economic factors in childhood and has nothing to do with culture or race, a new Swedish study has shown.

Unicef reviews Persbrandt role after cocaine bust

Unicef reviews Persbrandt role after cocaine bust

Swedish actor Mikael Persbrandt, the star of the Oscar-winning film "In a Better World", could lose his role as an ambassador of the UN's children's fund Unicef after being caught using cocaine.

Swedes oppose new nuclear power: poll

Swedes oppose new nuclear power: poll

Opposition to the construction of new nuclear power is broad in Sweden, a new poll by Sifo shows following the catastrophe in Japan.

Elin trumps Tiger with Florida mansion buy

Elin trumps Tiger with Florida mansion buy

Elin Nordegren, the ex-wife of Tiger Woods, has purchased a Florida beachfront mansion larger than the golf superstar's nearby island estate home, the Palm Beach Post reported Friday.