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Eagles of Death Metal rock Stockholm
Eagles of Death Metal at Stockholm's Debaser. Photo: Vilhelm Stokstad/TT

Eagles of Death Metal rock Stockholm
1 hour ago

"I take it as a very sacred duty," frontman Jesse Hughes says as band relaunches terror-hit European tour.

'I am the whistleblower': sacked Swedbank CEO
Michael Wolf claimed that he had himself reported the non-compliant transactions. Photo: Anders Ahlgren/SvD/TT

'I am the whistleblower': sacked Swedbank CEO
20 hours ago

“I know which companies this concerns, and I made losses on them."

Karolinska head quits over scandal-hit surgeon
Professor Anders Hamsten. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

Karolinska head quits over scandal-hit surgeon
1 day ago

Karolinska Institute "failed to see the warning signs" of fraud surrounding Paolo Macchiarini.

Sweden jails Bulgarians for begging ring
Beggars from Romania and Bulgaria have become a common sight on Sweden's streets. Photo:

Sweden jails Bulgarians for begging ring
1 day ago

Landmark case sees brothers jailed for human trafficking.

Azita Raji confirmed US envoy to Sweden
Azita Raji speaks at Barnard College in 2013. Photo: Barnard College

Azita Raji confirmed US envoy to Sweden
1 day ago

After eight months, Sweden will finally get a US ambassador.

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WATCH: Rare peek at Swedish wild lynx caught on camera
File photo of lynx. Photo: AP Photo/Sergiy Gaschak

WATCH: Rare peek at Swedish wild lynx caught on camera
1 day ago

You may never get this close to these shy Swedish wild cats again.

Sacked Swedish banker suspected of shady deals
Sacked Swedbank boss Michael Wolf. Photo: Pi Frisk/SvD/TT

Sacked Swedish banker suspected of shady deals
1 day ago

UPDATED: But Sweden's biggest bank's former CEO Michael Wolf says he is the victim of a "smear campaign".

Protesters cheer on 'refugee attack' suspects
The Nicksta camp site, where the attack was allegedly set to take place. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT

Protesters cheer on 'refugee attack' suspects
1 day ago

Around 100 people spent Friday morning gathered outside a Swedish court where a group of men planning a violent attack at refugee housing were appearing.

Housing crisis
Housing market cools after 2015's crazy price hikes
Apartments in Gröndal, Stockholm. Photo: Lars Persson/TT/SvD

Housing market cools after 2015's crazy price hikes
1 day ago

Property prices in Sweden are now stable or rising slowly, market experts say.

Features
Where to find your favourite features on The Local
Read about Swedish food every Friday. Photo: Camilla Degerman/Image Bank Sweden

Where to find your favourite features on The Local
1 day ago

Find out when you can get a guaranteed food, business, property or fix or get involved in the debates The Local's readers are talking about.

The Local List
Six tales that prove romance is far from dead in Sweden
Could your Swedish romance start like this? Photo: Ulf Lundin/Image Bank Sweden

Six tales that prove romance is far from dead in Sweden
February 10, 2016

Dating can be tough in Sweden, but love stories still exist, so if you're single ahead of Valentine's Day, read this!

Opinion
'Look closer at the facts on Swedish sex attacks'
Young women with foreign backgrounds in Stockholm in 2015. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

'Look closer at the facts on Swedish sex attacks'
February 09, 2016

Swedish media reporting on sex crimes have steered clear of the real facts, argues women, peace and security lecturer Martina Lindberg.

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Hello! This Swedish cover of Adele's hit will blow you away
This is the real Adele. Photo: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Hello! This Swedish cover of Adele's hit will blow you away
February 08, 2016

What would Adele sound like if she were Swedish?

My Swedish Career
'I was pretty lucky, I sort of just walked into it'
Scott Wallace is manager at a juice bar in Stockholm. Photo: Emma Lidman/The Local

'I was pretty lucky, I sort of just walked into it'
February 08, 2016

Scott Wallace moved to Sweden in October 2014. Today he runs a busy juice bar in one of Stockholm's trendiest areas.

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Five reasons to date a Swede (and five reasons not to)
Can you find Swede love? Photo: Jessica Gow/TT

Five reasons to date a Swede (and five reasons not to)
1 day ago

Can't decide whether to date a Swede or a fellow foreigner this Valentine's Day? Read this.

The Local Recipes
How to cook ridiculously delicious Swedish reindeer
Traditional Sami cooking methods. Photo: Lola Akinmade Åkerström/Image Bank Sweden

How to cook ridiculously delicious Swedish reindeer
2 days ago

Cast Rudolph and his friends to the back of your mind and feast on this traditional dish known as tjälknöl in Swedish.

Alexandra Mezher killing
'15-year-old' who 'killed' refugee worker is an adult
Alexandra Mezher (left) and candles left outside the home in Mölndal last month. Photos: Private/Adam Ihse/TT

'15-year-old' who 'killed' refugee worker is an adult
2 days ago

Sweden's Migration Agency has told The Local that the suspect accused of killing Alexandra Mezher at a home for unaccompanied refugee children is actually over 18.

Swedish court detains 'terror plot' suspect
Attunda district court north of Stockholm. Photo: Maja Suslin/TT

Swedish court detains 'terror plot' suspect
2 days ago

UPDATED: A man based in the Stockholm area has been detained on suspicion of preparing to carry out an act of terrorism in January.

Swedish cop lets suspect go 'because it's Friday'
Fighting crime the Swedish way. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Swedish cop lets suspect go 'because it's Friday'
2 days ago

This is how seriously the Swedes take their work-life balance.

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Asylum seekers given priority for hospital visits
Refugees arriving at Vienna's Westbahnhof station. File photo: Caritas

Asylum seekers given priority for hospital visits
AUSTRIA

An admission by Austrian health officials that asylum seekers are given priority for hospital visits has been greeted by angry reaction.

Prison guard and Syrian escapee 'likely off to Syria'
Prison guard Angelica Magdici posing with the suspected getaway car. Photo: Zurich cantonal police

Prison guard and Syrian escapee 'likely off to Syria'
SWITZERLAND

A female Zurich prison guard and the Syrian inmate she helped escape from his cell have probably fled to Syria, according to the guard’s husband.

As it happened: Bavaria train crash
An aerial shot shows the extent of the devastation at the crash site, where two trains ran into one another head-on on a single-track rail line just outside Bad Aibling. Photo: DPA

As it happened: Bavaria train crash
GERMANY

Two trains collided early on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, derailing carriages and killing nine passengers and injuring around 80 others.

700-year-old Danish 'Civil War' coins uncovered
The instability of the era is said to be reflected in the poor quality minting and low silver content of the coins. Photo: Viborg Museum

700-year-old Danish 'Civil War' coins uncovered
DENMARK

A hoard of 700 year-old coins has been found by a group of metal detector enthusiasts in Jutland.

Valentine's Day
Ten golden rules for snagging a Spanish man
Sally Fazakerley on navigating the perilous path to true love

Ten golden rules for snagging a Spanish man
SPAIN

Looking for your very own Don Juan? Then this is what you need to know.

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Can you spot the dildo in this photo?
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Seven facts about the shy Swede behind the world's pop music
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Why are people so happy in Malmö?
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12 February

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