The country's biggest pest control firm says they've never seen so many rats as now with Stockholm worst affected.
- Never had so many rats as now.
- Based on deal from mid-nineties.
The four centre-right opposition parties walked out of a cross-party parliamentary meeting about pensions Thursday, after the Green Party was invited to take part, news agency TT reports.
- Second critical report.
The Swedish National Audit Office has once again criticized how the Swedish authorities manage development assistance, saying it is impossible to find out why specific organisations are given money, and if the money actually gets results.
- Growing levels of obesity.
Eat more fruit and vegetables, and no more than 500 grams of red meat a week. Those are among the new nutrition recommendations from Sweden's National Food Agency, which will come into effect next year.
- Stockholm council wants to build houses on site.
A majority of Sweden's local mayors want Stockholm's Bromma Airport to stay open, according to newspaper Dagens Samhälle.
- 27 november kl 10:53
Secondary schools battle to attract new students
Right now, students are studying up on which secondary school they want to attend next year. And one way to help them make their decision is by attending Stockholm`s high school fair, where institutions, both public and private, try to attract new students. Reporter: George Wood.Stockholm's high school fair.
In February next year Swedish ninth graders will be applying for the secondary school of their choice. There’s a lot of competition among the various schools to attract students.
- 27 november kl 12:00
Sjöstedt wants Alliance budget answers
Left Party leader Jonas Sjöstedt is demanding the four centre-right opposition parties say what they plan to do, should the minority red-green government`s budget fail to pass through parliament next week. Reporter: Loukas Christodoulou.Difficult parliamentary situation could be soon at hand.
Left Party leader Jonas Sjöstedt is demanding the four centre-right opposition parties say what they plan to do, should the minority red-green government's budget fail to pass through parliament next week.
- Agency calls for government review.
The National Agency for Education says there are ambiguities in Swedish law covering which children of EU citizens are allowed to go to school here. There’s a risk, the agency says, that children in Sweden for a short period are denied access to education.
- Died two days after filming for reality TV show
The Svea Court of Appeals has ruled that Uppsala County Council must pay damages to the family of a dying hospital patient who was filmed in a TV reality program.
- Privacy fears
A ruling by Sweden's Supreme Administrative Court has sparked fears over foreign companies' access to Swedish citizens' personal data, Swedish Radio News reports.
- Praised Carl Bildt.
Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström placed flowers at a memorial on Independence Square in central Kiev Tuesday, promising that the new Swedish government would continue to support Ukraine.
- "Widespread problem."
A survey by the Swedish Association of Health Professionals has found that over 300 nurses have at some point or another fallen asleep at the ambulance wheel.
- 25 november kl 14:02
Veterans and newcomers in next year's Melodifestival
The tv shows may still be a couple of months away, but Swedish Television has now announced the 28 singers and songs that will be competing in next year's Swedish Song Contest, Melodifestivalen. And as our own Kris Boswell reports it was a case of déja vu for many of the names, as usual.Mix of familiar names and newcomers.
The TV shows may still be a couple of months away, but Swedish Television has now announced the 28 singers and songs that will be competing in next year's Swedish Song Contest, Melodifestivalen.