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Swede released after West Bank demo arrest

Swede released after West Bank demo arrest

20-year-old Philip Schulz from Kalmar has been conditionally released from Israeli custody after being detained on Friday while acting as an observer at demonstrations outside Ramallah in the West Bank.

Landlord: 'Two guys can't live together'

A landlord in Hässleholm in southern Sweden has been reported to the Equality Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen - DO) after refusing to let an apartment to two men.

French ex-PM Rocard falls ill on Sweden visit

French ex-PM Rocard falls ill on Sweden visit

Former French prime minister Michel Rocard is set to remain in the care of a Stockholm hospital after falling ill during a visit to the Swedish capital on Friday.

Men think about sex, women nag: jobs agency

Men think about sex, women nag: jobs agency

The Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen) has been accused of sexism after literature used in its business start up course claimed that the female brain had a "nag, complain and feel sorry for myself" centre, according to a Sveriges Radio report.

Elk herd causes Swedish motorway mayhem

Elk herd causes Swedish motorway mayhem

A family of elk have been causing consternation for police and motorists alike on a stretch of Sweden's main motorway, and with one animal already dead, hunters are set to be deployed in a bid to entice the remaining elk away from danger.