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Archive for Sat, 26 May 2012

Swedes bask in record May highs

Swedes bask in record May highs

Swedes were enjoying a real taste of summer heat on Friday with thermometers indicated record highs in some areas of the country, with more of the same promised over the weekend.

New Swedish union boss seeks welfare state boost

New Swedish union boss seeks welfare state boost

Sweden's Trade Union Confederation (Landsorganisationen - LO) on Saturday elected as its new president Karl- Petter Thorwaldsson, who proceeded to call for a restoration of the Swedish welfare model.

Swedish police hunt man for imam shooting

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man in connection with the shooting of an Uzbek imam in northern Sweden in February.

Hillary Clinton lines up Sweden visit

Hillary Clinton lines up Sweden visit

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Sweden, Denmark, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey in a weeklong trip starting May 31st, her spokeswoman said Friday.

Ibrahimovic pledges future to Milan

Ibrahimovic pledges future to Milan

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has quashed speculation surrounding his future by saying he will remain with AC Milan for a third season despite supposed financial problems at the club.