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Saab chair apologises to employees

Saab chairman Victor Muller arrived in Trollhättan on Tuesday to brief employees on the cooperation with Chinese firm Pang Da and to apologise for the turbulence of recent weeks.

Drunk actor fell asleep on stage

Drunk actor fell asleep on stage

When a performing arts group put on a show at a the Inkonst culture venue in central Malmö on Friday, one actor got so drunk that he fell asleep on stage.

EU network: Sweden passive on ‘slave auction’

EU network: Sweden passive on ‘slave auction’

The pan-European network of NGOs and research institutes has called on the Swedish government to use the opportunity of a "slave auction" held in Lund in April to "address the specific needs of victims of racism and racial hatred".

Nobel laureates in Stockholm climate ‘trial’

Nobel laureates in Stockholm climate ‘trial’

Around 20 Nobel prize winners will preside over a mock courtroom in Stockholm on Tuesday, with the Planet Earth and humanity on opposing sides of the case, as part of a symposium to highlight global sustainability.

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Cabbie sex offender remains at the wheel

A taxi-driver in Uppsala in central Sweden who was convicted of sexual harassment against a woman passenger last autumn can continue to drive his cab after appealing the verdict, despite two more reported offences.

Swedish teacher lands EU ‘tongue stories’ award

Swedish teacher lands EU ‘tongue stories’ award

A elementary school teacher from Skövde in western Sweden is one 28 Europeans recognised by the EU in a competition to highlight language diversity.

Alcoholism linked to family drinking: study

Alcoholism linked to family drinking: study

Having a relative with an alcohol problem increases the risk of an individual developing alcoholism, a new Swedish study published on Tuesday has shown.

Government in labour market policy retreat

Government in labour market policy retreat

The Swedish government has announced changes to its unemployment policy to extend access to labour market training even for the long-term unemployed, bowing to broad criticism of existing regulations.

New cruel bear trap found in Swedish woods

New cruel bear trap found in Swedish woods

Another attempt to kill bears by fooling them into eating a blood-soaked mattress, thus causing them to starve to death slowly due to constipation, has been uncovered in the north of Sweden.

OECD slams Sweden for using aid for embassies

OECD slams Sweden for using aid for embassies

The OECD has criticised Sweden for using money from the development aid budget to finance embassy operations, in contravention of international regulations.

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Passenger saves bus after driver collapse

Quick action by the head of a Canadian choir touring Sweden narrowly averted an accident when the driver of their tour bus suffered a heart attack at full speed, Swedish media reported Monday.

SOS service under review after ambulance errors

SOS service under review after ambulance errors

Sweden's emergency response service SOS Alarm has been put under review by the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen).