‘Extend school year to improve reading’

‘Extend school year to improve reading’

The Christian Democrats want to extend the school year by a week in an effort to improve literacy, but the Swedish Teachers' Union (Lärarförbundet) disagrees.

Swedes eat 70 tonnes of fake beef

Swedes eat 70 tonnes of fake beef

Nearly 70 out of the 100 tonnes of pork fillets that were dyed and labelled as beef tenderloin have ended up in Swedes' stomachs.

Veteran youth worker Anders Carlberg dead

Veteran youth worker Anders Carlberg dead

The often divisive founder of Fryshuset - Europe's largest youth centre - died Saturday morning surrounded by his family.

Centre Party faces internal rebellion

Centre Party faces internal rebellion

Resistance is growing within the ranks of the Centre Party over a radical new party programme which includes proposals on free immigration, polygamy and an end to compulsory schooling.

Four arrested over jewellery store robbery

Four arrested over jewellery store robbery

Police shot one man and arrested four on Friday after an armed robbery on a jewellery store in a Södertälje shopping mall one hour south of Stockholm.