More Swedes buying homes in Spain

More Swedes buying homes in Spain

An increasing number of Swedes are snapping up vacation homes in Spain, with real estate purchases by Swedes up 105 percent last year, according to Spanish housing authorities.

Naked baby grad sign reported for child porn

Naked baby grad sign reported for child porn

A sign featuring a naked baby picture of a graduating student in southern Sweden so offended a bystander that it was reported to authorities for violating Sweden's laws prohibiting child pornography.

Karlstad University: a keen eye for business
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Karlstad University: a keen eye for business

At Karlstad University students are not only encouraged to excel in their academic studies, but also to realize their dreams through starting their own businesses.

‘Dad told me to grab the knife’: convicted son

‘Dad told me to grab the knife’: convicted son

The re-trial of the so-called Högsby 'honour killing' continued on Tuesday with testimony from the 23-year-old son who claims his parents made him take the blame for murdering his sister's boyfriend.

Ericsson scoops up US software firm Telcordia

Ericsson scoops up US software firm Telcordia

Sweden's Ericsson, the world's biggest mobile network equipment maker, said Wednesday it would pay $1.15 billion in cash for US communications software developer Telcordia.

Abba star helps bring new landmark to seaside town
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Abba star helps bring new landmark to seaside town

Västervik on Sweden’s East coast may remain one of Sweden’s best kept secrets to tourists outside the country, but if ABBA legend Björn Ulvaeus has his way, that could well be set to change.

Swedish ‘Snabba cash’ actor finds more Hollywood success

Swedish ‘Snabba cash’ actor finds more Hollywood success

Swedish heartthrob Joel Kinnaman has snagged yet another lead in an American feature film, according to Hollywood reports.

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Swedish kids invited to neo-Nazi summer camp

A Swedish neo-Nazi political party is offering children free admission to a camp scheduled to be held in a secret location in southern Sweden this summer. But not everyone is welcome to attend.

Ambulance call denied: woman ‘was still talking’

Ambulance call denied: woman ‘was still talking’

A woman from northern Sweden died after four calls placed over a four day period requesting to have an ambulance sent to her home in Timrå were ignored.

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Parental leave ‘traps’ immigrants at home

Less parental leave for those who have just arrived in Sweden with kids will help getting immigrant women out on the labour market, according to two Swedish experts.

Let city cyclists run red lights: politicians

Let city cyclists run red lights: politicians

Stockholm politicians are arguing that the city’s cyclists be allowed to run red lights and cycle against one-way traffic in order to avoid congestion and improve the situation for those who chose to travel by bicycle.

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Embassies prepped to prevent forced marriages

Young Swedes facing being forced into marriage while abroad this summer can expect more help from Swedish embassies and consulates abroad, according to the Swedish foreign ministry.