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Social Democrats force out Mustafa over 'values'

Social Democrats force out Mustafa over 'values'

Embattled Social Democrat Omar Mustafa, who also chairs Sweden's Islamic Association (Islamiska förbundet), resigned from all his duties with the party on Saturday night, bowing to calls from within the party that he leave the governing board.

Mustafa must 'share party values': Löfven

Mustafa must 'share party values': Löfven

Social Democratic Party leader Stefan Löfven has stated that embattled colleague Omar Mustafa has to fully stand behind the party's values on human rights and gender equality if he is to remain on the party's governing board.

Demo planned after spate of gruesome cat deaths

Demo planned after spate of gruesome cat deaths

Some 300 people are expected to gather in Högsbo in Gothenburg to register their disgust after a slew of gory cat deaths in the area.

Man jailed for raping sleeping man

A man has been jailed for two years by a court in Karlstad in central Sweden for raping a male acquaintance in his sleep.

Pensioner dies after removal of healthy kidney

Pensioner dies after removal of healthy kidney

An 81-year-old woman died shortly having a perfectly healthy kidney removed, a mistake which the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) has concluded led to the woman's death.

Pirate Party launches file-sharer fine insurance

Pirate Party launches file-sharer fine insurance

While file-sharing copyrighted movies and music is illegal, it remains popular and file-sharers can now sign up for insurance to fund any fines incurred as a result of getting caught.