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Female guard beaten in new prison attack

A 65-year-old female guard was badly beaten by a prisoner at a south Stockholm detention centre on Wednesday morning.

Saab backer Antonov suspected of fraud

Saab backer Antonov suspected of fraud

Lithuanian prosecutors have issued a European arrest warrant for the Russian financier and Saab backer Vladimir Antonov on suspicion of fraud and money laundering.

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Swede lands job after media campaign

Economist Michael Sundblad, who offered his first month's pay in finder's fee to whomever got him hired, received a barrage of leads and got the confidence boost needed to nail his next interview.

Naked man in ‘pot-fuelled’ train sex attack

Naked man in ‘pot-fuelled’ train sex attack

A 30-year-old man from western Sweden has been detained after he stripped down naked and started asking people to have sex with him before attacking a female passenger and a conductor on a train traveling in central Sweden.

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Migrant workers on the rise in Sweden

The number of people coming to Sweden to work is rising at the same time as the number of refugees coming to the country is falling, according to new figures from Statistics Sweden (Statistiska Centralbyrån, SCB).

Wordfeud: Swedes’ latest smartphone addiction

Wordfeud: Swedes’ latest smartphone addiction

Swedes just can't seem to get enough of Wordfeud, a Scrabble-like smartphone app that has sucked up countless hours of free time, and may have even sparked a new trend in online dating, contributor Aila Stefansdotter-Franck discovers.

‘Sweden made me re-think affirmative action’

‘Sweden made me re-think affirmative action’

Although Sweden’s emphasis on gender can at times seem a bit much to a foreigner, the battle to change perceptions of how a gender equal society can look, has made it a model to follow, Ruben Brunsveld observes.

Borg grabs top spot in Financial Times’ ranking

Borg grabs top spot in Financial Times’ ranking

The Financial Times (FT) has elected Swedish finance minister Anders Borg as the best minister for finance in Europe for 2011.

Ten reasons to spend winter in Sweden
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Ten reasons to spend winter in Sweden

While Sweden seems to be at its most captivating during the warm summer months of June to August, here’s an insider tip — the country is just as beautiful during the height of winter. Here are 10 reasons to visit Sweden during winter.

Triple murderer in new Finnish jail break

Triple murderer in new Finnish jail break

A Finnish man, previously convicted of murdering three people in northern Sweden in 1988, escaped from a prison in Finland on Wednesday morning where he was serving time for drunk driving.

Guardiola wary of Zlatan threat

Guardiola wary of Zlatan threat

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has admitted to concern over AC Milan's counter-attacking ability ahead of the clash between the illustrious rivals at the San Siro on Wednesday.