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Ethiopians deny charges against jailed Swedes

The information that an Ethiopian foreign ministry official had confirmed that the two Swedish reporters held in custody after being arrested in the Ogaden province will be charged with terrorism crimes, has been repudiated but the authority.

Liberals in favour of more immigration

Liberals in favour of more immigration

If you have a Master's degree you should be welcome to Sweden to apply for work, without already having secured employment, suggest the Liberals in a bid to attract "hard-working and well-educated people" to Sweden

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Nurse pressed vomit down patient’s throat

Elderly patients at a nursing home had their own vomit pressed down their throats and were given hard pinches and slaps.

The Archipelago Festival – a celebration of the archipelago
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The Archipelago Festival – a celebration of the archipelago

It's the early 1900’s and a heavy smell of tar hangs over the market square near the port of Västervik. The market stalls are full of life as curious eyes and finely tuned taste buds feast themselves on freshly caught fish, meatballs, smoked sausages, fried Baltic herring, smoked salmon, freshly baked sour bread, and roasted almonds.

Björn Borg shares his underwear with McEnroe

Björn Borg shares his underwear with McEnroe

Swedish tennis-legend-turned-designer Björn Borg will be sharing his underwear with former rival John McEnroe.

‘Limit Sweden’s right of public access’: minister

‘Limit Sweden’s right of public access’: minister

Environment minister Andreas Carlgren opens for the possibility of curtailing Sweden's traditional right of public access, the so-called "allemansrätten", in order to relieve commercial strain on woods and land.

Centre Party should leave alliance: members

Centre Party should leave alliance: members

Sweden's Centre Party may face 2014's election without their colleagues in the centre-right Alliance.

Swedes increasingly dissatisfied with their jobs: report

Swedes increasingly dissatisfied with their jobs: report

Swedes are getting less satisfied with their jobs. Many feel that their competence isn't being utilised, that they have insufficient education, or that they are unable to affect their work duties, shows a report published on Wednesday by Swedish Quality Index (Svenskt Kvalitetsindex).

Chinese should be taught in schools: minister

Chinese should be taught in schools: minister

Learning Chinese at any elementary school in the country could become reality for children in Sweden within the next decade, if education minister and Liberal Party head Jan Björklund gets his way.

Swedes tan and burn the most: study

Swedes tan and burn the most: study

Every year 2,800 people in Sweden are diagnosed with malignant melanoma, now one of the most common forms of cancer in Sweden, according to a report by Sveriges Radio (SR). Despite this, Swedes continue to use the least sun protection and suffer most sun damage of all nationalities.

Danes deploy increased border controls

Danes deploy increased border controls

Denmark on Tuesday deployed 50 new customs officers at its borders with Germany and Sweden as part of a widely-criticised government plan to reintroduce permanent controls at border crossings.