Eight myths about Swedish women revealed

Eight myths about Swedish women revealed

Do you know a Swedish woman? Or are you a Swedish woman? In that case you have probably come across some of the more popular myths that stick to these legendary creatures like flies to honey.

Swedish comedian attacked by ‘Satanists’

Swedish comedian attacked by ‘Satanists’

A Swedish comedian and TV-personality recently ended up in hospital when an after-party turned into a “Satanist” attack, in which he was physically beaten and “offered to the gods”.

Man charged with stabbing 10-year-old girl

Man charged with stabbing 10-year-old girl

A 28-year-old Swedish man who stabbed a ten-year-old girl in the throat in Gothenburg in February has been formally charged with attempted murder.

Riksdag move to fight Stockholm taxi-fare battle

Riksdag move to fight Stockholm taxi-fare battle

After increased discussions about the problem with taxi drivers in Stockholm, the parliament decided Wednesday to begin taking steps towards regulating the city’s taxi service.

Swedish teacher risks sack for student bets

Swedish teacher risks sack for student bets

A Swedish schoolteacher has been suspended after making a wager with his students about passing an exam. If they passed, he would pay them 100 kronor ($14.85) each, and if they failed, they would have to cough up 200 kronor.

Helicopters to bomb Swedish mosquitoes

Helicopters to bomb Swedish mosquitoes

The mounting mosquito problems in the Dalälven region, in central Sweden, have resulted in a governmental plan to use helicopters to bomb the blood-thirsty insects to death before the summer season commences.

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‘We have no control over the plutonium’: agency

When Sweden recently shipped plutonium to the US, foreign minister Carl Bildt said that it was to be destroyed. However, the agreements show that Sweden no longer has any control over what happens with the substance, according to a report by Sveriges Radio (SR).

Migration Board staff hid documents in wardrobe

Migration Board staff hid documents in wardrobe

A Migration Board (Migrationsverket) official from Malmö has been fired after it was discovered that she had for years failed to register important documents and instead hid them wrapped up in clothes and behind furniture in her office.

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Gothenburg cabbie shot in the back

A cab driver in Gothenburg, in western Sweden, was shot while on duty late on Thursday evening in the northeastern part of the city.