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The Swedish melting pot where women work for a better future

Yalla Trappan, a Swedish social enterprise that combines work, inclusion and women’s empowerment started with just six women when it was founded seven years ago.

Yalla Trappan, a Swedish social enterprise that combines work, inclusion and women’s empowerment started with just six women when it was founded seven years ago.

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Sweden grapples with the fallout from the Stockholm attack

Sweden has already stopped taking as many asylum seekers and has cut back on its generous support for them. But rising political pressure from the far-right, and last week's attack in Stockholm sugges

Sweden has already stopped taking as many asylum seekers and has cut back on its generous support for them. But rising political pressure from the far-right, and last week's attack in Stockholm sugges

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Stockholm truck attacker pleads guilty to terrorist acts

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov pleads guilty to acts of terrorism, prosecutor says the investigation is ongoing.

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov pleads guilty to acts of terrorism, prosecutor says the investigation is ongoing.

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Stockholm truck attack store apologises for "damaged goods" sale

The CEO of the department store hit by a truck last Friday has apologised after proposing to sell smoke-damaged goods at knock-down prices.

The CEO of the department store hit by a truck last Friday has apologised after proposing to sell smoke-damaged goods at knock-down prices.

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All together now: Sweden celebrates International Roma Day

For the past 15 years, the Roma Cultural Center of Malmo, Sweden has organised a celebration of International Roma Day (April 8) in Folkets Park, the ‘People’s…

For the past 15 years, the Roma Cultural Center of Malmo, Sweden has organised a celebration of International Roma Day (April 8) in Folkets Park, the ‘People’s…

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Uniti Sweden: the diversity behind the electric car of the future

Launched in January 2016 as an independent startup, Sweden-based Uniti first made it to the headlines with the crowdfunding campaign in which, in just two days, they achieved their goal of raising 500

Launched in January 2016 as an independent startup, Sweden-based Uniti first made it to the headlines with the crowdfunding campaign in which, in just two days, they achieved their goal of raising 500

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Sweden mourns as police say 'device' was found in killer truck

Crown Princess Victoria and fellow Swedes paid tribute to the victims of the Stockholm attack on Saturday, laying flowers at the spot where a killer lorry ploughed into…

Crown Princess Victoria and fellow Swedes paid tribute to the victims of the Stockholm attack on Saturday, laying flowers at the spot where a killer lorry ploughed into…

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Sweden wakes up to the aftermath of truck attack

The people of Stockholm expressed shock and grief on Saturday as they spoke of the deadly truck attack, a day earlier in the city.

The people of Stockholm expressed shock and grief on Saturday as they spoke of the deadly truck attack, a day earlier in the city.

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Dylan finally accepts Nobel Prize

Legendary folk-songwriter Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize at a private event in Stockholm

Legendary folk-songwriter Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize at a private event in Stockholm

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Sweden reintroduces military service

Officials say it is because of what Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist calls a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden.

Officials say it is because of what Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist calls a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden.

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Is Malmo the 'rape capital of Europe'?

Donald Trump’s terrorism-related claim about ‘what happened last night in Sweden’ has put the spotlight on crime in the Scandinavian country.

Donald Trump’s terrorism-related claim about ‘what happened last night in Sweden’ has put the spotlight on crime in the Scandinavian country.

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Shiffrin, Strasser take Stockholm World Cup parallel slaloms

Mikaela Shiffrin continued her dominant season winning the Stockholm Parallel Slalom, but there was also a first title for Linus Strasser.

Mikaela Shiffrin continued her dominant season winning the Stockholm Parallel Slalom, but there was also a first title for Linus Strasser.

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Swedish old folks' home abandons six-hour workday experiment

A six-hour workday experiment has been abandoned at one retirement home in the Swedish city of Gothenberg despite workers reporting better health, reduced absenteeism and improved quality of patient c

A six-hour workday experiment has been abandoned at one retirement home in the Swedish city of Gothenberg despite workers reporting better health, reduced absenteeism and improved quality of patient c

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How can Europe beat long-term unemployment?

In this edition of Real Economy, Euronews looks at the fiscal drain from Europe's long-term unemployment crisis.

In this edition of Real Economy, Euronews looks at the fiscal drain from Europe's long-term unemployment crisis.