Sweden slams Assange team over appeal

Sweden slams Assange team over appeal

Lawyers representing Swedish prosecutors accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's representatives of having a "19th century" attitude to sexual consent as they opposed the Australian's bid to have an extradition order overturned.

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Pro-life group recruits Swedish children: report

Anti-abortionists from the youth movement "Älska livet"(literally “Love life”), the youth branch of pro-life organisation "Ja till livet" ("Yes to Life"), are recruiting children by asking them to sign a petition to get a glass of juice, according to details in a report in Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter (DN).

Why coming to work in Sweden has never been easier
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Why coming to work in Sweden has never been easier

Whether you’re an architect, a cook or a nurse, there could well be a job in Sweden for you. If you want to come and work in Sweden, here is a guide to what to do.

Sweden’s top sights named for tourism prize

Sweden’s top sights named for tourism prize

Astrid Lindgren's World, Junibacken, Fotografiska, Stockholm Adventures and Kungsleden are among those nominated for this year's TRIP Global Award for the "best experience in Sweden".

Fresh questions raised over Saab finances

Fresh questions raised over Saab finances

The future of cash-strapped Swedish automaker Saab remains uncertain after doubts emerged over the finances of potential investor Vladimir Antonov and the revelation that the company has substantial tax debts.

Swedish language skills no prerequisite for a job

Swedish language skills no prerequisite for a job

While Swedish classes for immigrants are all well and good, the best way to acquire Swedish fluency and boost integration is to encourage immigrants to enter the labour market as soon as possible, argues linguist Sandra Ljung.

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Assange lawyers pursue ‘low-key’ approach

Lawyers representing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his battle to overturn a decision to extradite him from the UK to Sweden to face rape allegations, are following a "quieter" approach to their client's defence.

Rare owls breed again after good ‘lemming-year’

Rare owls breed again after good ‘lemming-year’

Snowy owls have bred in the county of Jämtland in northern Sweden for the first time in 60 years, as a result of the excess of food available in what experts describe as a great "lemming-year".

Swedish airport reports record heroin bust

Swedish airport reports record heroin bust

Swedish customs officer at Skavsta airport, south of Stockholm, have made the airport’s largest bust of heroin to date when more than a kilo of the drug was found in a bag belonging to a passenger on Friday.

Measles jab urged as scouts gather in Sweden

Measles jab urged as scouts gather in Sweden

38,000 scouts from 150 countries are set to descend on Kristianstad in southern Sweden for an annual jamboree as an outbreak of measles in Europe has organisers urging vaccination to prevent infection.

Contraceptive coil miss causes 25 years of pain

Contraceptive coil miss causes 25 years of pain

Chronic pain, bleeding and a miscarriage – these were all ailments that befell a woman from Östersund, in the the north of Sweden, caused by a forgotten contraceptive coil lodged in the woman’s body for a quarter of a century.

Seven in ten emails sent in Sweden are spam

Seven in ten emails sent in Sweden are spam

Despite fresh figures showing that more than 70 percent of all emails sent in Sweden in June were spam, experts say that this is the lowest level circulated worldwide since 2008.

‘Leggy’ Swedes have no advantage: coach

‘Leggy’ Swedes have no advantage: coach

Sweden coach Thomas Dennerby is playing down suggestions that the Japanese will be at a height disadvantage when playing the "long-legged" Swedes for Wednesday's semi-final in the women's World Cup.