Sweden to meet England in Euro 2012

Sweden to meet England in Euro 2012

Sweden has been drawn in group D with England, France and co-hosts Ukraine at next summer’s European Football Championship.

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Fancy hotel set to rile posh neighbours

Residents in one of Stockholm's wealthiest districts are up in arms over proposals for a bijou exclusive hotel, planned by one of the country’s most well known venture capitalists.

Life sentence the ‘only option’: prosecutor

Life sentence the ‘only option’: prosecutor

Prosecutors are demanding life imprisonment in the ongoing case of the 28-year-old who killed a female guard at the Flemingsberg remand facility south of Stockholm.

Björklund questions schools’ special status

Björklund questions schools’ special status

The rules regarding the funding of Sweden’s three national boarding schools could be changed, after an application by a fourth school has brought the government's attention to their favoured status.

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Poverty on the rise among immigrants: study

Two thirds of the people in Sweden relying long term on social benefits have a foreign background, while child poverty in the same group is becoming more and more serious, according to new reports.

Svanberg chosen to head Volvo board: report

Svanberg chosen to head Volvo board: report

BP's criticised chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg will soon be appointed head of the board of the world's second-largest truck maker Volvo, Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet (SvD) reported on Thursday.

Rule change makes schools ban Lucia photos

Rule change makes schools ban Lucia photos

Parents at pre-schools in Linköping have been told they are not allowed to take photos of their children’s performance in the traditional Lucia celebrations next week.

Owner reported after Södertälje cat stabbing

Owner reported after Södertälje cat stabbing

A Swedish woman,viciously attacked by her pet cat in Södertälje, south of Stockholm, in September, has been reported by an anonymous animal sympathizer, claiming that stabbing the cat to death was unnecessary.

Juholt ‘must step down’: former minister

Juholt ‘must step down’: former minister

Former Social Democrat minister Björn Rosengren has been caught on tape saying he agreed with colleagues Thomas Östros and Sven-Erik Österberg that party leader Håkan Juholt must step down, according to a report.

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Stockholm stabbing suspect refuses to speak

The 20–year-old, held on suspicion of knifing a teenager at a Stockholm high school on Wednesday, has been questioned by police but denies all allegations and refuses to answer any questions.

Sweden’s Christmas goat succumbs to flames

Sweden’s Christmas goat succumbs to flames

The giant 13 metre tall Christmas goat (Gävlebocken) in the main square of Gävle, on the east coast of Sweden went up in flames early Friday morning after an attack by unknown assailants.