Published: 17 Apr 12 12:57 CET | Print version
Think you know Stockholm? Check out The Local's list of five things you should know about the Swedish capital.
Referred to by some as The Venice of the North, and known to others as just another Nordic city with blonde meatball eaters, Stockholm is a city that conjures up both fantasies and nightmares, depending on where you sit.
Be that as it may, The Local has put together a list of 5 simple things about Stockholm that everyone needs to know.
Note: this list might not sit well with readers from Gothenburg. Or Oslo. Or Copenhagen...
Click here for The Local's list of 5 things you need to know about Stockholm
For more pics, tips and news from Stockholm - visit The Local's new Stockholm section.
Four thieves who used internet dating sites to find victims who they then robbed after drugging them with a concoction of sedatives and psychosis drugs were sentenced to prison on Wednesday by a Swedish court. READ () »
Workmen in southern Stockholm found the body of man who may have lain dead in his flat for over two years, with the police blaming the belated discovery on society's broken social networks. READ () »
Swedish designers who fight for brand-name recognition in the notoriously hard-to-crack fashion business tell The Local's Victoria Hussey about the importance of the Swedish Rookies Award. READ () »
A Swedish man has been left facing death after his doctor went on holiday, leaving a cancer diagnosis stranded in the computer system while the increasingly desperate patient fought for help elsewhere. READ () »
Police arrested eight people on Tuesday night as thirty cars were torched across southern and western Stockholm, in what was the third consecutive night of unrest in the Swedish capital. READ () »
Swedish telecom giant Ericsson has buckled under the pressure of European competition and will turn off the switch on a cable production plant in Sweden, leaving 350 employees without jobs. READ () »
A man long referred to as Sweden's most notorious serial killer after being convicted of eight murders has been cleared of two more of the killings, prosecutors announced on Tuesday. READ () »
Seven people were arrested on Tuesday following the Husby riots in northern Stockholm, with Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt warning that the unrest may continue. READ () »
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