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Ten Swedish dating sites you should know about

Online dating – or “nätdejting” in Swedish – is booming in a country with a reputation for both shyness and tech-savvy innovations. We’ve listed ten of the most popular sites and apps and looked at what sets each of them apart - just in time to get you a date for Valentine's Day.

UN asks EU to share Sweden’s refugees

UN asks EU to share Sweden’s refugees

The top UN official for refugees has called on the European Union to consider imposing a quota system to stop Sweden and Germany taking in a greater proportion than other nations.

Sweden cuts predicted asylum seeker figures

Sweden cuts predicted asylum seeker figures

Fewer refugees than previously predicted are expected to arrive in Sweden in 2015, as the conflict in Libya cuts off land routes from Eritrea to Europe.

One million hits for Zlatan reporter ‘maul’

One million hits for Zlatan reporter ‘maul’

Sweden’s football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic was in fine form when he put a reporter through his paces during a post-match interview over the weekend, a video of which has since racked up more than a million hits.

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‘Training immigrants is a cheap investment’

For this week's debate article we hear from the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations (Saco), which is calling on the government to make the most of immigrant graduates who have moved to the Nordic nation.

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Swedish Islamist convert in Isis viral video row

A Gothenburg mosque has slammed a 29-year-old Muslim convert from the city who posted a video online calling on other Scandinavians to travel to Syria to join the terror group Isis.

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Who do Swedes admire most in 2015?

British actress and equal rights activist Emma Watson is among the top ten women most admired by Swedes, while Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson scores a place above Pope Francis in a new YouGov poll of global idols.

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Record-breaking 113cm of snow falls in Luleå

UPDATED: The people of Luleå in northern Sweden are used to white winters, but this Tuesday the snowfall hit new heights - or new depths - breaking a record set almost 50 years ago.

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Swedish politician fights in EU to improve life for foreign students

Many foreign students studying in Europe run into visa problems during or after their programmes. Swedish Member of European Parliament Cecilia Wikström is trying to change that. SI News spoke with the politician about trying to change EU law.

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Six hour work day gets off to ‘great’ start

Staff at a retirement home in west Sweden have completed their first six hour day, as part of a trial that could be replicated elsewhere in the country.

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Snow eases in time for morning rush hour

Snowploughs and gritters were out in force on Tuesday morning attempting to clear snow and ice that caused slippery roads across large parts of the country on Monday.

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‘Prostitution’ lessons at Swedish hotel chain

UPDATED: One of Sweden’s largest hotel chains, Scandic, has announced additional training for staff as part of a government initiative to counter prostitution in the hospitality industry.