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Archive for Sun, 26 Dec 2010

Swedish bureaucracy watchdogs 'inefficient'

Two offices that often criticise Swedish agencies for long wait times have their own problems with efficiency.

Swedes send four million fewer festive text messages

Swedes send four million fewer festive text messages

Christmas Eve is no holiday for telephone operators. Over the past years the record-high Christmas telephone and text messaging traffic are beaten only by New Year's Eve.

Swedish travel woes refuse to go on holiday

Swedish travel woes refuse to go on holiday

Sunday is expected to be an intense traffic day, as many return home from holiday celebrations, but the weather may cause trouble for travelers along the coast of Norrland, in northern Sweden.

Coldest December in Sweden in 110 years

Coldest December in Sweden in 110 years

The last few days of the year look to be very cold throughout Sweden, according to a forecast by the Swedish meteorological agency SMHI.

Swedish jails filled with drunken revelers

Swedish police officers have had a busy Christmas night, with plenty of drunkenness and assault reported throughout the country.