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How vouchers can save you money on your Swedish shopping

Unease over the economy, technological advances and more clued-up consumers mean that more and more people are discovering the advantages of shopping with online discount vouchers.

Swedish courts ‘making horny teens criminals’

Swedish courts ‘making horny teens criminals’

Swedish courts are wrong in how they've interpreted recently beefed up sex crime laws, needlessly turning consenting, love-struck teens into potential criminals, according Thomas Bodström, the ex-minister who oversaw the 2005 legislation.

Employer sacks woman for office time obesity op

Employer sacks woman for office time obesity op

A woman in Österlen in southern Sweden has been sacked for taking time off work to go through with corrective surgery against the wishes of her employer.

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Sweden ‘uninterested’ in volunteers: charity head

120 youth volunteers who are due to arrive in Stockholm this month with the "Up with People" charity organization have had their services refused by several Swedish companies, which are simply "not interested" in any help.

Sweden mulls scrapping mental care as penalty

Sweden mulls scrapping mental care as penalty

A recent investigation into psychiatric legislation, presented to minister for social affairs Göran Hägglund on Tuesday, suggests scrapping the possibility for courts to sentence criminals to compulsory institutional care.

Carers can help alcoholic buy booze: agency

Carers can help alcoholic buy booze: agency

Swedish home-help service workers have recently been instructed to assist a disabled man who suffers from alcohol addiction to purchase drink.

Teens’ savage attack ‘may have been filmed’

Teens’ savage attack ‘may have been filmed’

Video footage may be available of the brutal beating in Gothenburg where a gang of teenage boys are suspected of having beaten a 61-year-old into a coma as bystanders looked on.

Pensioner points pistol at pregnant peeing woman

Pensioner points pistol at pregnant peeing woman

A man and a woman in their sixties were charged by Umeå District Court in northern Sweden after threatening a pregnant woman with gun and physical violence when she tried to pee in their yard.

20 parrots massacred: ‘It was no ferret’

20 parrots massacred: ‘It was no ferret’

The shocking sight of 20 parrots dead in their cages has left a devastated Swedish breeder wondering how so many of his valuable birds ended up beaten – and apparently bitten – to death.

New internal probe for Swedish ‘sex pastor’

New internal probe for Swedish ‘sex pastor’

A Stockholm-area pastor on probation for having sex with a teen girl in his congregation is to be investigated anew following new accusations that he sexually abused other girls and sent them sexually explicit emails.

Huge fire rages in central Gothenburg

Huge fire rages in central Gothenburg

A massive fire in an apartment building in central Gothenburg continued to rage early Tuesday morning as more than 50 firefighters battled the blaze in the city's Nordstan neighbourhood.