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- Shopkeepers fear 11,000 stores could close due to digital shopping August 21, 2019
A new report by the Swedish Trade Federation is forecasting thousands of high street store closures and redundancies by 2030.
- New book on press freedom icon Dawit Isaak August 21, 2019
We’ve all seen his face printed on Swedish newspapers but few of us know much about jailed Swedish-Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak who has been locked up in Eritrea for 18 years.
- More Swedish rubbish should be recycled says industry August 20, 2019
People in Sweden throw away on average close to 500 kilos of rubbish a year, but over half of this can be recycled.
- Rising number of people picking up TBE–infection August 20, 2019
A record number of Swedes are taking the vaccine against TBE – Tick Borne Encephalitis. But the disease is still spreading in the country.
- Sixty years since rising from the deep, Vasa's preservation still 'a major challenge' August 20, 2019
The rescue operation to pull the Vasa warship out of the Baltic began 60 years ago on Tuesday. And the work to care for the vessel continues to this day.
- Malmö-Stockholm trains running again from Wednesday August 19, 2019
Trains will again be running via Hässleholm from Wednesday 21st August onwards, after a stretch of damaged railway is set to reopen earlier than expected.
- Wealthier cities could pay more to poorer countryside August 19, 2019
Wealthier parts of the country need to contribute more to the areas that are struggling, says the government, which has proposed to increase the transfer of funds by another SEK 1.8 billion.
- Eskilstuna issues 'begging permits' amid claims of increased threats August 19, 2019
Eskilstuna introduced a special permit this month for those wanting to beg for money. So far 8 people have signed up but there are reports of increased abuse and threats against them.
- What a slowing Swedish economy could mean for jobs August 19, 2019
There are warning signs cropping up, both at home and abroad, for Sweden’s economy. But what does that mean for our jobs?
- Man held for conspiracy to commit terrorism crime August 16, 2019
The Östersund district court has ordered that a man suspected of terrorism be held in jail while a police investigation goes ahead.
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