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Swedish Electrolux sees profits more than double
Electrolux CEO Jonas Samuelson. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT

It comes after a troublesome start to the year.

Volvo wants Brits to try these self-driving cars in London
A Volvo XC90 Drive Me test vehicle near Gothenburg. Photo: Volvo

Volvo will ask the public to test the cars in Big London and Little London (Gothenburg).

My Swedish Career
'Sweden's the closest thing to perfect I've ever experienced'
Shaena Harrison. Photo: Andy Foster/studiofotos.se

Meet the Stockholm-based Canadian working for an events marketplace to help expats and locals get out and meet each other.

Canadians snap up Swedish children's digital gaming toy
Swedish children's gaming app Toca Boca. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Swedish hit app Toca Boca is moving to Canada.

Could Brits in Europe put the brakes on Brexit?
Where do British expats stand on Brexit? Photo: AP Photo/Markus Schreiber

Here's what The Local's readers told our survey.

Gothenburg's six-hour work day hangs in the balance
How much time does Sweden's six hour day have left? Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT

A trial of shorter days at a nursing home that made global headlines could end ahead of schedule if a motion gets through the city council.

Swedish Ericsson targets change as sales miss mark
Ericsson's CEO Hans Vestberg presents the report. Photo: Christine Olsson/TT

Profits rose, but not as much as expected.

Sacked Swedbank boss cleared of insider trading
Sacked Swedbank boss Michael Wolf. Photo: Pi Frisk/SvD/TT

UPDATED: Michael Wolf, who was sacked from Sweden's biggest bank, has been cleared of insider trading.

No underdog: Swede invites expats to use pooch-sitters
DogBuddy's CEO Richard Setterwall, right. Photo: Dogbuddy

Is this the solution to keeping your dog cared for while you're on holiday?

Swedish energy giant sells German coal plants
Vattenfall's CEO Magnus Hall. Photo: Fredrik Persson/TT

Swedish state-owned energy giant Vattenfall has reached a deal to sell its controversial German coal operations.

Housing crisis
Startups plan protest after Spotify calls for housing help
Spotify's office in Stockholm. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

UPDATED: Entrepreneurs say they will fight to stay in Sweden, despite Stockholm's accommodation shortage.

Budget 2016
More cash for integration promised in spring budget

UPDATED: Sweden's government wants to invest 500 million kronor ($62 million) in boosting integration, according to a new spring budget proposal.

Half of all jobless in Sweden are foreigners
A Swedish employment agency office. Photo: Bertil Ericsson/TT

Unemployment is falling in Sweden but rising among its foreign-born citizens.

Housing crisis
Spotify: 'Sweden is heading in the wrong direction'
Is Stockholm under a dark cloud? Photo: Tuukka Ervasti/Image Bank Sweden

Stockholm's housing crisis is stalling Sweden's momentum, Spotify's founders Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon have argued in an open letter.

Opinion – Brexit
This is how Stockholm could benefit from Brexit
Could Stockholm benefit from Brexit? Photo: Simon Paulin/imagebank.sweden.se

Sweden can't sit idle and hope for the best. It needs to start planning for a future in which the UK has left the EU, argue two Swedish business experts.

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