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People tend to believe two things about Swedish taxes: firstly, that they are extremely high and, secondly, that Swedes pay them readily because of the high level of public services they receive in return and their commitment to the welfare state.
Stockholm's Vasa Museum, showcasing a well-preserved centuries-old shipwreck, is now the country’s most visited museum.
Swedish furniture giant Ikea made international headlines after asking customers to urinate on their new print advert if they want a discount when buying a crib.
Unemployment in Sweden continued to decline during 2017, according to new stats from the Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen).
Almost half of Swedes surveyed in a new study said they think racism will grow in the country over the coming year, while a similar amount said they had witnessed it in the 12 months before.
The son of a man killed after picking up a hand grenade in a Stockholm suburb says his father thought the object was a toy.
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A Swedish pastry chef has combined two culinary traditions in his latest sweet creation: a bizarre-sounding, but apparently delicious, ‘nacho semla bun’.
The number of cases processed by Sweden's police and sent to prosecutors increased in 2017 for the first time since 2010, with the rate improving considerably when it comes to rape cases.
Police in southern Sweden have launched a preliminary investigation into murder after a family was found dead in Bjärred, near Lund.
People who abandon domestic animals would face harsher punishment under a new bill put forward by two Swedish ministers.
Sweden has demanded compensation for a women’s World Cup qualification match cancelled by the Danish Football Association (Dansk Boldspil-Union, DBU) due to a dispute over pay.
Tele2 and Com Hem, two of Sweden’s biggest telecom companies, have announced they plan to merge and create a new joint venture.
Swedish beauty startup Foreo is launching a "UFO" to make salon-style face mask treatments as much a part of people's days as brushing teeth.
Sweden, a big donor country that has recognized Palestine as a state, warned Tuesday that any US decision to withdraw funds to the UN agency for Palestinians would be destabilizing for the Middle East.
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An explosion at a suburban Stockholm subway station which left a man dead was caused by a hand grenade, police confirmed on Tuesday.
The number of asylum seekers arriving in Sweden reached an eight-year low in 2017, according to data from the Migration Agency, which also announced it has cleared its backlog.
Sweden's government has ordered the country's National Council on Crime Prevention (Brå) to look into why the number of reported rapes in the country has increased.
Canadian singer The Weeknd has ended his partnership with H&M after the Swedish clothing giant caused outrage by releasing an advert featuring a black child wearing a "coolest monkey in the jungle" hoodie.