Swedish women one step closer to quarter finals

Swedish women one step closer to quarter finals

Sweden once again struggled to score but secured their second straight 1-0 victory on Saturday, beating North Korea to take a big step towards reaching the 2011 Women's World Cup quarter-finals.

Fishing industry quiet on worms in cod: report

Fishing industry quiet on worms in cod: report

A growing seal population in the Baltic sea has brought with it an unwanted consequence - the cod worm (anisakis), which can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and intense stomach aches if ingested, is steadily becoming more common in the Baltic area.

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Former Swedish minister ‘sex-chatted’: newspaper

Former employment minister Sven Otto Littorin chatted anonymously on internet forums for sex contacts while in office, according to Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet.

Green Party hopes to lure Swedish youth back to school

Green Party hopes to lure Swedish youth back to school

One in four Swedes leave their teenage years behind without completing high school (gymnasium). This is costing society six billion kronor ($957 million) per year, according to the Greens, scheduled to be first to take the podium at the political week in Almedalen on Sunday.

Thunderstorms leave southern Sweden reeling

Thunderstorms leave southern Sweden reeling

Southern Sweden has been struck with flooded roads and railroads, closed stores, fires caused by lightning strikes and thousands of homes left without power, after a heavy thunderstorm hit the area on Saturday.

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Almedalsveckan costs authorities millions

And so it's time again - buckle your seatbelt, sit up straight and get ready for another veritable orgy of politics, economy and debate.