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Climate becomes major Swedish election issue after wildfires
Climate becomes major Swedish election issue after wildfires
Sweden's wildfires and drought have caused the environment to become the second most important issue after migration for Swedes before the...
Swedish student delays deportation of Afghan man with in-flight video stream
Swedish student delays deportation of Afghan man with in-flight video stream
Swedish student activist Elin Ersson disobeyed a key in-flight safety rule — that all passengers must be seated — to delay the...
Avicii death a coming-of-age in electronic music boom
Avicii death a coming-of-age in electronic music boom
Rock 'n' roll had Buddy Holly, the psychedelic era had Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin and grunge had Kurt Cobain. Now electronic dance music has...
Danish submariner's trial opens for journalist murder
Danish submariner's trial opens for journalist murder
The high-profile trial of Danish inventor Peter Madsen, charged with murdering and dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his homemade...
Assange in new bid to cancel UK arrest warrant
Assange in new bid to cancel UK arrest warrant
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will on Tuesday find out whether the British arrest warrant hanging over him is to be cancelled, potentially...
World Economic Forum: Gender inequality widening after decade of progress
World Economic Forum: Gender inequality widening after decade of progress
A decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes has screeched to a...
Africa’s queer asylum seekers in search of land of milk and honey
Africa’s queer asylum seekers in search of land of milk and honey
To the rapturous applause of hundreds of thousands of spectators lining the streets of Stockholm, they repeated their heady chant: “Who are we?...
Sweden's confidential data leak claims two minister jobs
Sweden's confidential data leak claims two minister jobs
Two Swedish ministers lost their jobs on Thursday over a huge leak of sensitive data that has rocked the fragile centre-left government.
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 –...

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