Climate commission remains split
Sweden

Climate commission remains split

Despite a common position by parties in the ruling Alliance government, the parliamentary commission on climate policy failed to find agreement on an emissions reduction goal.

Most EU states likely to recognize Kosovo: Sweden
Sweden

Most EU states likely to recognize Kosovo: Sweden

A "vast majority" of EU nations are likely to recognize Kosovo in "one form or another" over the next month, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said Monday.

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Review roundup: P.S. I Love You largely unloved

Review roundup offers a quick glance at whether the Swedish papers have panned or praised the latest movie releases.

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Young woman found dead at building site

Police suspect that a young woman found dead at a building site in Mora on Monday may have been murdered.

Iraq to take back asylum seekers rejected by Sweden
Sweden

Iraq to take back asylum seekers rejected by Sweden

Iraq will take back asylum seekers rejected by Sweden, according to a deal signed in Baghdad on Monday that clears the way for forced deportations of Iraqis from the Scandinavian country, the Swedish government said.

Australian growers fighting H&M wool boycott
Sweden

Australian growers fighting H&M wool boycott

A delegation of Australian wool growers is on its way to Stockholm in the hopes of getting Swedish retailer H&M to back off a decision to stop sourcing wool from Australia.

Klüft still pondering Olympic title defence
Sweden

Klüft still pondering Olympic title defence

Carolina Klüft has again hinted that she might abandon her attempt to defend her Olympic heptathlon title in August in order to concentrate solely on a single event at the Beijing Games.

Movie review: Sweeney Todd
Sweden

Movie review: Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

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Swedish women close to bottom of EU business start-up rankings

While Sweden usually ranks close to the top globally in matters of gender equity, a new study reveals an exception in the case of entrepreneurs.

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Prison time for mentally ill

The government has said it wants to discard the ban on prison sentences for those with serious psychological problems.

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Voters lose confidence in government and opposition

A new opinion poll has provided food for thought for both Fredrik Reinfeldt and Mona Sahlin as voters lose confidence in the government and the opposition.

Swedish for Immigrants to undergo overhaul
Sweden

Swedish for Immigrants to undergo overhaul

Sweden's ministers for education and integration have announced far-reaching plans to improve the quality of language courses offered to immigrants.

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Sweden’s Albanians celebrate Kosovo’s independence

Emotions ran high in many Swedish towns on Sunday as the country's Kosovar Albanian population celebrated Pristina's unilateral declaration of independence.