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- Dry conditions lead to unusually early forest fires April 23, 2019
Several grass and forest fires broke out during the Easter weekend and the meteorological office SMHI warns that the risk of more fires is great.
- Swedish 9th graders: 'It's easier to speak American, you need to think more when you use British' April 23, 2019
Sweets or candy? Biscuits or cookies?
- Sri Lankans in Sweden 'shocked' over Easter bombings April 23, 2019
Swedish officials and native Sri Lankans here condemned a series of bombings that rocked the island nation on Easter Sunday.
- American or British? Professor says Sweden needs its own English April 23, 2019
American English, once looked down upon by Sweden’s education establishment, has firmly usurped British English among schoolchildren learning the language and a new generation of teachers.
- Growing support for foreign workers, survey finds April 23, 2019
Swedish support for work permit holders from non-EU countries is increasing, a new survey shows.
- Easter in Sweden spells high time for witches April 18, 2019
Today is Skärtorsdag, the day many kids dress up as påskkärringar or Easter witches, and knock on doors hoping for sweets.
- Hunter given one year prison for shooting jogger April 18, 2019
A Norwegian hunter was found guilty on Thursday of shooting a jogger while hunting in the southern county of Skåne last autumn.
- Heavy Easter traffic expected as Swedes rush to countryside April 18, 2019
Thursday sees the start of one of the most dangerous weekends on the roads, as thousands of Swedes head out to the country for the Easter holiday.
- Municipalities told to prepare for return of 'Islamic State' children April 18, 2019
The intelligence and security police, Säpo, has told several municipalities that they may receive their share of up to 80 children born to members of the Islamic State terrorist group.
- More calls expected on snake bites after last year's rise April 17, 2019
The number of people calling the Swedish Poisons Information Centre about snake bites rose sharply in 2018 and is expected to continue its upward slide this year.
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