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Archive for Sat, 08 Oct 2011

Frosty night ahead for most of Sweden

Frosty night ahead for most of Sweden

The night between Saturday and Sunday promises to be cold throughout Sweden with a risk of frost all the way down to the southern coast.

Sweden secures Euro 2012 playoff spot

Sweden secures Euro 2012 playoff spot

Sweden made sure of a Euro 2012 playoff spot with a 2-1 win in Finland on Friday as continental heavyweights England and France attempted to guarantee their places in next summer's finals.

UN bashes Swedish children's rights

For the fifth time, Sweden has been criticised by the UN's Committee on the Rights of the Child for not having introduced their children's rights convention as Swedish law.

Juholt probed over rental payment scandal

Juholt probed over rental payment scandal

Social democratic leader Håkan Juholt has spent years pocketing accommodation reimbursements he wasn't entitled to, amounting to a total of roughly 160,000 kronor ($23,500).

Police detain Ikea blast suspects

Police detain Ikea blast suspects

Two men suspected of masterminding a series of bomb blasts at several European stores of Swedish furniture giant Ikea from May to September have been detained in Poland, local media said Friday.