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- The vocational programmes that are a fast-track into employment November 23, 2017
Vocational programmes completed by students at Swedish upper secondary schools are a fast-track way into employment, according to a new report from The National Agency for Education (Skolverket).
- Meet the rabbi and imam fighting Antisemitism in Malmö November 23, 2017
Malmö’s Islamakademin or, Islam Academy, is perhaps not the first place you’d expect to meet an orthodox Rabbi. But Moshe David HaCohen has been working closely with the Academy’s founder Salahuddin B …
- Discrimination Ombudsman to investigate sexual harassment at companies November 23, 2017
Following the recent outpouring of sexual harassment and assault reports, the agency will review company practices in the media, culture and legal sectors.
- Snow may cause disruptions in North November 22, 2017
Heavy snowfall and strong winds caused chaos across Southern Sweden over the course of Wednesday. Now, the wintry weather is moving north.
- High household debt needs political action, central bank says November 22, 2017
The nation’s central bank once again called for government action on Sweden’s record high household debt and climbing home prices.
- Journalists demand an end to sexism in the industry November 22, 2017
Last night, female and non-binary journalists in Sweden began releasing testimonies of sexual harassment and assault in the media industry, under the hashtag #Deadline.
- Swedish Rohingya helped family flee to Bangladesh November 22, 2017
Salama Begum works at an elderly care home in Sorsele, a nine-hour drive north of Stockholm. Recently, she helped 32 family members flee what the UN is calling ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Burma.
- Electric cars gradually rolling into the mainstream November 22, 2017
Once considered the realm of science fiction or as toys for eccentric millionaires, electric cars are slowly moving into the mainstream.
- Wallström condemns Burma violence, stops short of sanctions November 21, 2017
Over the weekend, Foreign Minister Margot Wallström visited Rohingya in a Bangladeshi refugee camp. This morning, she met with Burmese de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
- Two Bulgarians given four years for human trafficking November 21, 2017
Two Bulgarian men have been sentenced to four years and two months each in prison for running a human trafficking network where victims were forced to beg to pay off debts.
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