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- How some libraries cope with movie streaming's popularity January 17, 2019
Let’s say it’s a Friday night, and you’re at home on the sofa, getting ready to stream that movie you’ve been looking forward to. But when you click “play”, you see this message instead:
- Man charged with crown jewels theft January 17, 2019
A 22-year-old man has been charged with stealing the 17th century funeral crown jewels of King Karl the IX from the cathedral in Strängnäs.
- Researcher: Sweden could be heading for scenario of popular protest January 17, 2019
A researcher says Sweden could be moving closer to a situation where significant popular unrest might happen.
- Voters express relief, dismay and jitters ahead of new government January 17, 2019
Over four months after the election it looks like Sweden may be getting a new government. What do the voters think of the result – and the time it took to get here?
- Learning from the Finnish experiment in basic income January 16, 2019
What, if anything, might Sweden learn from a two-year test in Finland, in which 2,000 unemployed people received a monthly sum without having to do anything for the money?
- EU minister fears Britain's "disorderly exit" from political bloc January 16, 2019
Sweden’s EU minister does not think the political union will re-negotiate the deal on Brexit, but she adds there may be some flexibility on the timeline for when the UK leaves the EU.
- Brits in Sweden get one year respite in case of no-deal Brexit January 16, 2019
If the UK leaves the European Union without an agreement, Brits in Sweden will be able to stay here for another year, while they apply for a long-term work permit and residency permit.
- Green light for new Social Democrat-led government January 16, 2019
The Left Party will abstain on Friday’s prime minister vote, opening the way for a new Social Democrat-Green government to be formed.
- Recycled Christmas trees become spawning ground for fish January 16, 2019
Old Christmas trees are getting new life on the bottom of lake Mälaren, where they are turned into underwater reefs so that fish can spawn.
- Sweden to train first conscripts as cyber-soldiers January 15, 2019
Next year the number of military conscripts will rise by 1,000 and some of them will be trained to defend from cyber-attacks.
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