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Archive for Sat, 29 Oct 2011

Clocks go back an hour for winter time

If anyone was still in denial, Saturday night will make winter time official when clocks are turned back an hour to compensate for the intruding darkness.

Patient deaths prompt Swedish healthcare audit

Patient deaths prompt Swedish healthcare audit

Following a number of cases where patients have been denied the care they asked for, sometimes with lethal outcome, Sweden's state health care will now be audited, according to a report in the Dagens Nyheter (DN) daily.

Neighbourly sex no bother for Swedes: study

Swedes find neighbours' loud sex noises easier on the ear than loud music and construction noise, according to a new study by a major Swedish real estate agency, Fastighetsbyrån.

Swede given licence to kill 'feisty' squirrel

Swede given licence to kill 'feisty' squirrel

A Stockholm man has gained clearance from the local authorities to kill a squirrel which it is claimed has been terrorizing the leafy suburb of Enskede, according to a report in the Expressen daily.

Halt deportations to Syria: Social Democrats

Four representatives from the Social Democrats have demanded an immediate cessation of all refugee deportations to Syria.