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  • Sweden paying 'millions' for empty asylum bedsnew
    1 October 2016, 11:09 am - the swedish migration authority (migrationsverket) has spent 197 million kronor ($23 million) on unused beds for asylum seekers so far this year, reports dagens nyheter (dn).
  • Sweden to join Nato strategic centre: directornew
    1 October 2016, 9:00 am - non-aligned sweden will join nato's strategic communications centre based in nearby latvia amid heightened tensions with russia in the baltic sea region, the centre said friday.
  • Swedes bake during 'record' warm Septembernew
    1 October 2016, 6:59 am - those of us who thought that last month was unusually warm for september in sweden were not mistaken. the average temperature was several degrees higher than usual and record temperatures are expected to have been set in a number of places.
  • Swedish police 'in crisis' says union headnew
    30 September 2016, 2:58 pm - a major union for police officers in sweden has described the country's police authority as "in crisis" in response to a report on how a large scale restructuring of the body is progressing.
  • Nobel Literature Prize announcement delayednew
    30 September 2016, 1:02 pm - good things come to those who wait, and the saying may ring true for the next nobel literature laureate as the prize will be announced on october 13th, a little later than usual, the swedish academy said on friday.
  • Horny elk hold up Swedish huntnew
    30 September 2016, 12:41 pm - hunters like nothing more than to hunt, but a group of them in the south of sweden have been kind enough to postpone their annual kill so that lovesick elk in the region can go about the important business of mating.
  • Sweden to ban masks but not burqas at football matchesnew
    30 September 2016, 9:53 am - the swedish government has proposed a ban on the wearing of masks by spectators at sporting events in an effort to stem fan violence, but exceptions will be made for religious garments like burqas.
  • Heckler humbles Swedish golf champion with perfect puttnew
    30 September 2016, 8:20 am - sweden's first ever male winner of a golf major was left humbled by a mere fan on thursday, after a heckler rose to the champion's challenge and sunk a perfect putt under pressure.
  • Stockholm: creating solutions to global challengesnew
    30 September 2016, 8:08 am - stockholm has a long history of innovation and global engagement – a tradition that’s finding new expression through the city’s dynamic tech startup scene and elsewhere.
  • Warm weather melts H&M profitsnew
    30 September 2016, 7:36 am - unusually warm weather in europe's autumn has eroded profits at hennes and mauritz (h&m), the swedish clothing giant said on friday as it released third quarter results.

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  • Your next Ford will be built at $6 an hournew
    1 October 2016, 2:30 pm - the australian car manufacturing industry never stood a chance once a free trade deal was signed with thailand. they pay just $6 an hour. so where’s the level playing field?
  • Another fiery Samsung scandalnew
    1 October 2016, 2:30 pm - authorities have bypassed samsung in a last-ditch effort to protect thousands of households from potential firebomb washing machines — three years after the threat was discovered.
  • War on cheap and nasty importsnew
    1 October 2016, 2:30 pm - companies selling cheap imports officially warned to tighten safety standards after a record number of recalls as this woman abandons her defence to a charge relating to one of the worst.
  • Want to be a government spy?new
    1 October 2016, 9:41 am - the australian government is recruiting for spies. the selection process can be gruelling, but could you meet the job criteria?
  • Deer killed in Sydney peak hour trafficnew
    1 October 2016, 6:05 am - a lone deer that wandered onto a sydney road in peak hour traffic has left police scratching their heads about how it got there.
  • Woman found gagged and boundnew
    1 October 2016, 4:28 am - desperate screams were heard in the minutes before the body of a woman was found in adelaide on friday night.
  • Wild weather not over yetnew
    1 October 2016, 3:51 am - south australians will have some respite from the wild weather today but they won’t see the end of it just yet.
  • The property advice you neednew
    1 October 2016, 1:35 am - the statistics are gloomy, but there is reason to be optimistic. here’s how you can win the property market outside of the city.
  • Police to quiz Cassie over mystery disappearancenew
    30 September 2016, 8:18 pm - update: poice will quiz cassie olczak following her “very bizarre” disappearance after she was found alive and well yesterday.
  • Apology to Jeremy Buckingham MLCnew
    30 September 2016, 7:50 pm - a tweet published by reported on the shooting and eating of an elephant by shooters party mlc robert borsak.

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