Sweden to vote amid nationalist surge

Sweden to vote amid nationalist surge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Immigration and asylum have been major issues in the campaign The polls have opened in Sweden’s general election – where an anti-immigration party is vying to make large gains. The nationalist Sweden Democrats (SD), which polls suggest have 20% support, are tipped for second place. Neither the governing Social Democrats…

Sweden Muslim woman wins handshake case

Sweden Muslim woman wins handshake case

Image copyright Farah Alhajeh Image caption Ms Alhajeh said she brought the case on behalf of others who could find themselves in the same position A Swedish Muslim woman has won compensation after her job interview was ended when she refused a handshake. Farah Alhajeh, 24, was applying for a job as an interpreter when…