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Beware the amiable Swede, he’s steel
Beware the amiable Swede, he’s steel
Almost everybody who knows Swede Kjell Jonevret, the newly appointed Orlando Pirates coach, waxes lyrical about him. And there are a few themes...
Swedes reflect on integration after Trump's odd remark
Swedes reflect on integration after Trump's odd remark
Donald Trump’s controversial statements linking immigration and crime in Sweden – a country idealised by some for its liberal values –...
​The law is hostile to a desperate Syrian teen and Swedish journalist
​The law is hostile to a desperate Syrian teen and Swedish journalist
"Take me with you!” pleads Abed, a teenage Syrian migrant. Swedish journalist Fredri Önnevall is stunned but, after wrestling with his conscience, agrees. This week he goes on trial for human trafficking....
Sweden’s indigenous people win rights battle
Sweden’s indigenous people win rights battle
Sweden’s nomadic reindeer herders have won a 30-year battle for land rights in a court case that has heard accusations of state racism towards...
Wine never tasted so Swede
Wine never tasted so Swede
Milder summers mean Europe’s most northerly winegrowers can challenge rival producers, but the Swedish alcohol laws are just one of many obstacles...
Swedish Eurovision winner a relief for the Russians
Swedish Eurovision winner a relief for the Russians
For Russia's social conservatives, last Saturday night's Eurovision song contest looked like a double victory of a curious sort.
Rights can't wait for diplomacy
Rights can't wait for diplomacy
Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallström's modus operandi has been regarded as something of a departure from the realpolitik style of...
Making scents: 'Natural' products are no longer a luxury
Making scents: 'Natural' products are no longer a luxury
How can I not write about organic and natural as I exhibit at the annual Natural Products Scandinavia in Malmö, Sweden? The show is home to all...
Sweden first EU country to recognise state of Palestine
Sweden first EU country to recognise state of Palestine
The United Nations General Assembly approved the de facto recognition of the sovereign state of Palestine in 2012 but the European Union (EU)...
Sweden stops aid to anti-gay Uganda
Sweden stops aid to anti-gay Uganda
Sweden said on Wednesday it would stop development aid payments to Uganda "because of the anti-gay legislation" passed in late February....
Uganda warned for economic consequences of anti-gay Bill
Uganda warned for economic consequences of anti-gay Bill
Sweden's Finance Minister Anders Borg warned Uganda on Tuesday that a new Bill imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality could represent a...

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