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Social Democrats want compulsory preschools and high schools

Social Democrats want compulsory preschools and high schools

Social Democrat congress delegates have supported the party's proposal to introduce compulsory preschools for children from the age of two and to make high school mandatory.

Skåne murder may be tied to Norway drug bust

A Swedish man who went missing in January has been found dead amid growing suspicions he was the scapegoat for a botched drug deal in Norway.

Sweden chides Baltic states over environment record

Sweden chides Baltic states over environment record

Swedish Environmental Minister Lena Ek has said that the Baltic Sea nations' failure to protect the region's environment is "worrying".

Swedish zoo fights to keep wild seal pups

Swedish zoo fights to keep wild seal pups

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Naturvårdsverket) has ruled that two seals found over Easter and taken in by the Kolmården animal park in south Sweden should either be returned to the wild or put down, but Kolmården has refused to comply.

Pork found in Ikea's elk lasagne

Pork found in Ikea's elk lasagne

Swedish furniture giant Ikea halted sales of elkmeat lasagnes across all its European stores after a batch tested positive for pork in a Belgian lab.