Students suspected of residency permit fraud

Students suspected of residency permit fraud

Thousands of foreign students are abusing their residency rights by never attending college in what could be a widespread visa fraud, according to a new report from the Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket).

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Uproar over ‘obese’ girl’s insurance snub

A five-year-old girl from Orust, an island off the west coast of Sweden, has been refused insurance from giant Folksam, on the grounds of her weight putting her into a “high risk” category, according to a report in daily Aftonbladet.

Factory sale may hold key to Saab’s future

Factory sale may hold key to Saab’s future

Talks will continue over the weekend between Saab and real estate company Hemfosa in the latest bid to save the ailing carmaker.

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Rise in truancy often parents’ fault: report

Thousands of schoolchildren across the country are regularly skipping classes as the problem of truancy grows, according to a new report.

Relatively calm midsummer celebrations in Sweden

Relatively calm midsummer celebrations in Sweden

Midsummer came and went amid the usual flurry of accidents and drunkenness, but with few serious incidents for police to deal with around the country.