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- Another new member of the Swedish Academy voted in October 19, 2018
The Swedish Academy presented a new member today: literature professor Mats Malm is taking over chair number 11 from Klas Östergren.
- University test cheaters charged with felonies October 19, 2018
About 15 people suspected of cheating on the test to get into Swedish universities have been charged with felonies, and face up to two years in prison.
- Youth wing demands that the Moderate party submit a budget proposal October 19, 2018
Even though the post-election political shuffling has not yet resulted in a government, the youth wing of the conservative Moderates (MUF) wants their parent party to submit a budget motion.
- Oil executives charged with assisting war crimes October 18, 2018
Two leaders of a Swedish oil company are to be prosecuted for assisting serious war crimes in Sudan.
- Palme widow dies October 18, 2018
The widow of the murdered Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, Lisbeth Palme has died after an illness, says her family. Lisbeth Palme was 87. She was one of the few witnesses when her husband was shot …
- Ericsson returns to profitability as bribery investigation looms October 18, 2018
Ericsson made SEK 2.7 billion in net profits during the third quarter, marking the first time since 2016 the telecoms giant was profitable.
- SEB named in major tax crimes investigation October 18, 2018
Swedish bank SEB has been named as one of the banks taking part in what has been called Europe’s biggest tax swindle.
- Why Swedes are not used to waiting for a new government October 18, 2018
On Sunday, six weeks will have passed since the election, and Sweden is nowhere near having a new government. Never before has it taken this long to form a government in this country.
- Stockholm Olympic campaign presses on – despite lack of political support October 17, 2018
Last week, politicians in Stockholm closed the door on a bid for the Winter Olympics in 2026. But the Swedish Olympic Committee is refusing to throw in the towel, launching a charm offensive on Wednes …
- Renewed calls for Gui Minhai's release, despite alleged pushback from China October 17, 2018
A small crowd demonstrated outside of the Chinese embassy in Stockholm on Wednesday, to demand that the Swedish citizen Gui Minhai be released.
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