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Social Democrats ‘hopeful’ on Libya action

Urban Ahlin, the foreign policy spokesman for the Social Democrats, said on Friday that he is "hopeful" to reach an agreement with the government on how the Swedish mission in Libya should continue.

EHEC search ‘detective work’: Swedish specialist

EHEC search ‘detective work’: Swedish specialist

Swedish scientists are concerned that it may be some time before the properties of the bacteria causing the current EHEC infection in Europe are fully understood.

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Saab Group receives major Thai navy order

The defence and security company Saab Group has received two orders from the Royal Thai Navy, worth a total of 454 million kronor ($73 million).

Many young Swedes favour dictatorship

Many young Swedes favour dictatorship

Over 25 percent young Swedes think that it would be “good or very good” for Sweden to be less democratic and ruled by a strong and dictatorial leader, according to a new study.

Swedish supermodel in ‘age-bullying’ lawsuit

Swedish supermodel in ‘age-bullying’ lawsuit

A Swedish model is suing beauty giant Estée Lauder for 12 million kronor ($1.93 million), after the cosmetics company portrayed her as old and wrinkly in an advert, according to Swedish daily Aftonbladet.

Parents fail to cash in on gender equity bonus

Parents fail to cash in on gender equity bonus

Swedish parents missed out on over 60 million kronor ($ 9.67 million) last year after almost half of couples entitled to the government's gender equity bonus (Jämställdhetsbonus) neglected to apply, according to recent figures from the Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan).

Renowned US choir back in Sweden after 90 years

Renowned US choir back in Sweden after 90 years

The Yale Glee Club chose Sweden to kick off a reprise the US singing group's 1928 international tour undertaken to celebrate its 150th anniversary. Contributor Lina Sennevall finds out why.

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Stockholm mum acquitted of trafficking

The 47-year-old Stockholm mum, who last year was sentenced to prison after keeping Polish women under “slave-like conditions” has been acquitted of the trafficking charges by the Svea Court of Appeal (Hovrätten).

Gothenburg football legend robbed of ball

Gothenburg football legend robbed of ball

The statue of legendary Swedish footballer Gunnar Gren was overthrown and robbed of its football on Wednesday night, in what is suspected to be a student prank.

Suicide attack could happen again: prosecutor

Suicide attack could happen again: prosecutor

As a more complete portrait of the Stockholm suicide bomber emerges six months after he blew himself up in the Swedish capital, the country's top prosecutor believes a future attack is still possible.

Drunken Swedish sailor forgot his wife was on shore

Drunken Swedish sailor forgot his wife was on shore

A Swedish sailor called sea rescue services on Thursday morning believing his wife had fallen overboard when in fact she had never been on the boat.