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- Legal battle over hunting and fishing in the far north February 19, 2018
A legal battle between the Swedish state and a Sami community in the far north is heading to the Supreme Court.
- Sentenced to death in Iran, researcher Djalali is granted Swedish citizenship February 19, 2018
It was reported over the weekend that Sweden has granted citizenship to Ahmadreza Djalali, an Iranian researcher who had been working at Karolinska Institutet but is currently imprisoned in Iran where …
- Village bully spreads fear in northern Sweden February 16, 2018
A bull on the loose is putting the fear into a small village in northern Sweden where it has been spotted several times after repeatedly escaping from its owner.
- Refugees coping with PTSD and depression through group self-help February 16, 2018
Organized group sessions for refugees who have come to Sweden without their families can be an effective way to help them cope with PTSD, according to an Uppsala University evaluation published this w …
- Östersund blown away by the Gunners February 16, 2018
Östersund’s eagerly anticipated Europa League clash with Arsenal on Thursday night ended in anti-climax as the Swedish minnows lost the first leg of their knockout tie 3-0 at the Jämtkraft Arena.
- Sweden's asylum politics criticised by human rights chief February 16, 2018
An influential human rights organisation has criticised Sweden’s deportations to Afghanistan, and the use of medical age tests on young asylum seekers.
- Hansdotter savours Olympic slalom gold February 16, 2018
“It’s the greatest day of my career,” an ecstatic Frida Hansdotter told Swedish Radio after putting behind a history of near-misses to claim gold in the women’s slalom in Pyeongchang on Friday morning …
- Drone startup founder faces expulsion for cutting own salary February 15, 2018
Ahmed AlNomany’s mining drone startup has been written up by the New Scientist and other international publications, but the Migration Agency is refusing to extend his work permit.
- Östersund ready for historic night February 15, 2018
Practically the whole of Sweden will rally behind Östersunds FK this evening as they meet Arsenal in the last 32 of the Europa League. As Radio Sweden reports, even some of Sweden’s Olympic skiers wil …
- Sweden Democrats focus on health care for election campaign February 15, 2018
As the other big parties have started talking tough on immigration, the populist Sweden Democrats are making a change, and taking up health care as their main cause for the 2018 election.
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