Student loans agency warns of non-payment

Student loans agency warns of non-payment

Close to 90,000 Swedes with student loans are endangering their future credit score by late or outstanding payments, prompting the student loans body CSN (Centrala studiestödsnämnden) to place warning calls to those risking a record of non-payment.

Sweden enters fray in EU data privacy fight

Sweden enters fray in EU data privacy fight

Swedish MEP Anna Maria Corazza Bildt and tech industry experts on Monday warned that draft legislation updating the EU's outdated data privacy protection rules pose a threat to Europe's competitiveness.

Hamrén says politicians ignoring a timebomb

Hamrén says politicians ignoring a timebomb

National men's football team manager Erik Hamrén has accused the country's politicians of not taking seriously Swedish children's lack of physical fitness.

‘Why I fled the Stockholm toddler ghetto for Berlin’

‘Why I fled the Stockholm toddler ghetto for Berlin’

Do we still have to define adulthood as wanting to have children, asks freelance writer Tomas Hemstad who fled Stockholm's middle class offspring boom for Berlin where childless adults are treated with respect.

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Pole loses discrimination fight against Swedish zoo

A Polish employee who took a Swedish zoo to court for discrimination has lost his case as the district court ruled on Monday that he had reported the alleged crimes too late.

William and Alice defend baby name top rank

William and Alice defend baby name top rank

For the second year in a row, the most common names given to Swedish babies were William and Alice, while a stack of new names managed to sneak into the ranks of 2012's most popular monikers.

Seven key facts about Swedish job insurance

Seven key facts about Swedish job insurance

Confused about unemployment insurance in Sweden? As part of JobTalk Sweden, The Local's new series offering tips and insights about working in Sweden, we've put together a few pointers to help you navigate the process.

Publicist replaces Sabuni as equality minister

Publicist replaces Sabuni as equality minister

Following Equality Minister Nyamko Sabuni's quick retreat, the government announced that her top aide, Maria Arnholm, who has a history in PR and marketing, would take over.

Zlatan shines as PSG down Bordeaux

Zlatan shines as PSG down Bordeaux

Zlatan Ibrahimovic guided Paris Saint-Germain back to the top of Ligue 1 on Sunday, notching his 19th goal of the campaign to earn the title favourites a hard-fought 1-0 win at Bordeaux.

Train cleaner on the road to recovery

Train cleaner on the road to recovery

The train cleaner who crashed into a Stockholm house last week has finally managed to communicate with her family, as her union considers filing legal action against the train operator.

Equality Minister Nyamko Sabuni steps down

Equality Minister Nyamko Sabuni steps down

Sweden's Equality Minister Nyamko Sabuni announced on Monday morning that she was resigning from her post to allow her successor time to prepare for the 2014 elections.