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UPDATED: Sweden has ordered a diplomat from Eritrea’s embassy to leave the country within the next 48 hours. “I can confirm that a foreign diplomat has been ordered to leave the country but I can’t go into the reasons,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Charlotta Ozaki Macías told the TT news agency. The ministry has a policy […]

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A performance art project designed to give “a deeper understanding of discrimination” is accused of being an offensive blackface performance and removed from the Malmö Festival. A Danish performance art project meant to combat discrimination and celebrate diversity has been deemed racist in Sweden. The Copenhagen-based theatre company Global Stories’ project Through Different Eyes has […]

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Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson dropped by Oslo on Friday to try to attract votes from the Swedish migrant community, with one expert mulling the apparent contradiction with the party’s negative stance on labour migration. “It does sound like a bit of a contradiction,” Jörgen Hermansson, political scientist at Uppsala University, told The Local. “You […]

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A newly-hired teacher in southern Sweden had her contract terminated after the school discovered anti-Muslim posts that she had written on the internet. The teacher was meant to start working this August at the Montessori school in Kalmar, but after the school principal took a good look online she decided to end the already-signed contract […]

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The dreaded job application – but with a twist. For this month’s JobTalk, we chat with a marketing manager at CareerBuilder about how to write the perfect application for a job in Sweden. I’m looking for a job – but I don’t even know how to get started on my application, you may be wondering. […]

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