Sweden mulls ban on sexist ads
Sweden

Sweden mulls ban on sexist ads

Sweden, considered a world leader in gender equality, should ban all advertising that could be considered sexist, according to a government-commissioned report published on Tuesday.

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What future for Swedish research?

Half of Swedish R&D investment comes from 20 companies. This poses risks for the future, says Nima Sanandaji.

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Space Corporation takes over satellite

The Swedish Space Corporation has formally taken control of the Sirius 4 satellite, which will provide radio and broadband telecom services for northern, eastern and central Europe and South Africa.

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Stockholm shares fall as market fears poor reports

Shares in Stockholm fell 3.4 percent by on Tuesday, following a series of heavy falls in the first two weeks of the year.

Opposition could force through gay marriage bill
Sweden

Opposition could force through gay marriage bill

Sweden's opposition says it plans to force a bill legalizing gay marriage through parliament, in a move that would seize the initiative from the government and threaten to drive a wedge between the four governing parties.

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Vilma and William top list of most popular names

Vilma and William were the most popular names given to newborn girls and boys in Sweden last year.

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Schoolgirl wins slander appeal

A schoolgirl in western Sweden has won an appeal against a teacher who successfully sued her for defamation last year after she reported him to the police for allegedly molesting her.

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Bank rammed by armed robbers

Two men have escaped with an undisclosed sum of money following an armed robbery at a bank in Västerås on Tuesday morning.

Ibrahimovic scoops top sports awards
Sweden

Ibrahimovic scoops top sports awards

Footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the big winner at Monday night's Swedish Sports Awards ceremony.

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Explosion rocks Stockholm apartment

An explosion at a building in Sundbyberg in the early hours of Tuesday morning left a hole "as big as a football" in the front door of one apartment.

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Breakthrough in university murder case

State forensic experts have helped bring police in Örebro a step closer to identifying a man suspected of murdering university lecturer Fuat Deniz.