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Tightened teaching rules cause trouble for students

All Swedish teachers will soon have a professional certificate. But this new requirement is posing difficulties.

Early retirement should be ‘difficult to get’

Early retirement should be ‘difficult to get’

A new system to replace young persons' version of early retirement, known as activity compensation (aktivitetsersättning), has been suggested by the Liberal Party (Folkpartiet).

Swedish teenagers in deadly crash

Swedish teenagers in deadly crash

A 16 year-old was killed in a single vehicle accident just outside Lund, in the south of Sweden, at 5am on Sunday morning.

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Swedes’ environmental interest plummets: report

Public interest in climate issues has dropped to its lowest point in five years, according to the upcoming annual SOM report from the University of Gothenburg.

Mankell commits to Gaza aid trip

Mankell commits to Gaza aid trip

Swedish crime author Henning Mankell vowed Saturday to carry on taking part in the flotilla taking aid to Gaza as long as Israel's blockade of the Palestinian territory continued.