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- Swedish cars found to be dirtier than thought June 26, 2019
Those looking to buy a new car next year can expect it to cost more, because new, more stringent emissions tests show cars are emitting more carbon-dioxide than was previously estimated.
- National LGBT group to skip Almedalen in a stand against neo-Nazis June 26, 2019
The Swedish Federation for Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights (RFSL) says it will not change its decision to cancel its participation at next week’s Almedalen political festival due to thr …
- Proposal could see travel bans to stop child marriage June 26, 2019
Children at risk of being taken abroad to be married could be kept in Sweden by having their passports taken away.
- Tony Irving: easy to keep my culture after 23 years in Sweden June 26, 2019
Swedish Radio’s show Sommar turns 60 this year. It’s when people are given the chance to record their own 90-minute radio show during the summer months.
- Nyamko Sabuni now Liberals' lone leadership candidate June 25, 2019
The stage is now set for Nyamko Sabuni to take over as leader of the Liberal Party after both of her opponents in the race have bowed out.
- Facebook group admin convicted for not removing hate speech June 25, 2019
A guilty verdict handed down today could lead to major consequences for Sweden, as the administrator of a huge Facebook group has been fined because he didn’t remove racist comments posted by members.
- Newspaper Metro to get rid of all journalists June 25, 2019
The free newspaper Metro, which was once a leading brand influential across the world, has now announced the firing of all its journalists.
- Sweden overcome Canada to set up Germany World Cup quarter-final June 25, 2019
Sweden failed in its bid to stage the Winter Olympics on home soil in 2026 but the nation’s women footballers avoided a double knockout blow on Monday night.
- Not even singing ABBA could win Winter Olympics for Sweden June 24, 2019
Sweden will not be hosting the 2026 Winter Olympic Games, after a decision by the international committee on Monday evening to instead give it to Milan in Italy.
- Chinese corruption suspect re-arrested on US extradition request June 24, 2019
A Chinese citizen who’s the subject of an extradition battle has now been arrested again, this time because of American suspicions.
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