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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 –...
​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...

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