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Archive for Thu, 28 Aug 2008

Gothenburg club and concert tips: August 29 - 31

Where to go out in Gothenburg this weekend? Monthly has the answers (Click links for more information)

Teachers upset over Prime Minister's Pink Floyd tribute

Teachers upset over Prime Minister's Pink Floyd tribute

One of Sweden's largest teachers unions has expressed its dismay at Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt's decision to burst into song at the Polar Music Prize ceremony in Stockholm on Wednesday.

Police search for missing Scot

Police search for missing Scot

Police outside of Uppsala continue their efforts to find a 44-year-old British man who has been missing in the area since late July.

Norwegians flock to Sweden's liquor stores

Norwegians flock to Sweden's liquor stores

Norwegians are heading across the border to make their alcohol purchases in Sweden like never before.

What’s on in Sweden: August 29 - September 4

What's on in Sweden: August 29 - September 4

What's on in Sweden: August 29th – September 4th. World class choir and Snoop Dogg in Stockholm; Aero Show in Gothenburg; pop festival and fashion bazaar in Malmö

More delays for Pirate Bay trial

More delays for Pirate Bay trial

The pending trial of the the men behind the file sharing site The Pirate Bay has been pushed back yet again and may not start before next year.

German woman requests new trial

Christine Schürrer, the German woman expected to be found guilty of murdering two toddlers in Arboga in March, is requesting a new trial because of statements in the media made by lay judges involved in the case.

Gang leader loses right to live in Sweden

Gang leader loses right to live in Sweden

The leader of the criminal network Original Gangsters has had his residence permit revoked by the Swedish Migration Board.

Skyways closing Arlanda-based operations

Skyways closing Arlanda-based operations

Swedish budget airline Skyways is planning to shutter its base of operations at Stockholm's Arlanda airport.

Swedish sea monster 'caught on film'

Swedish sea monster 'caught on film'

A group of filmmakers claim to have successfully captured Sweden's legendary Great Lake Sea Monster (Storsjöodjuret), which is said to lurk in the waters of the Storsjön outside Östersund in northern Sweden.

Left Party shift on election cooperation

Left Party shift on election cooperation

The Left Party's Lars Ohly wants to appoint a working group with the aim of creating a red-green governing policy ahead of Sweden's 2010 parliamentary elections.

Liberal Party calls for Sweden to join Nato force

The Liberal Party (Folkpartiet) believes that Sweden ought to send more soldiers to Afghanistan, participate in Nato's rapid reaction force, as well as join the military alliance's air patrols over the Baltic region.