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'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'
3 hours ago

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

Boss of Sweden's biggest bank gets fired
Swedbank's headquarters in Sundbyberg, Stockholm. Photo: Fredrik Persson/TT

Boss of Sweden's biggest bank gets fired
37 minutes ago

UPDATED: Michael Wolf, the President and CEO of the biggest bank in Sweden and the Baltics has made a swift exit.

 Can this cyber Swede save the internet?
Göran Marby will move to Los Angeles for his new job. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

Can this cyber Swede save the internet?
4 hours ago

Sweden's Göran Marby is the new cyber security expert put in charge of implementing worldwide internet rules.

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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
16 hours ago

What would Adele sound like if she were Swedish?

Ski region top in Sweden for chlamydia cases
Ski tourists at one of the resorts in Åre, Jämtland. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/SCANPIX

Ski region top in Sweden for chlamydia cases
17 hours ago

It is only February and already 2,728 Swedes have been treated for chlamydia.

Lisa Holm murder
Swedish girl's killer loses case in appeal court
Lisa Holm was killed in Blomberg. Photo: Adam Ihse/TT/Police

Swedish girl's killer loses case in appeal court
19 hours ago

Nerijus Bilevicius still faces life in prison for killing 17-year-old Lisa Holm.

Sacked Chelsea boss says he could 'not survive' in Sweden
José Mourinho in Arjeplog, Sweden. Photo: Gestifute

Sacked Chelsea boss says he could 'not survive' in Sweden
21 hours ago

What's José Mourinho's problem with Sweden?

'Naive' Swedes are renting homes to Airbnb hookers
File photo of a couple in a Swedish apartment. Photo: Sandra Qvist

'Naive' Swedes are renting homes to Airbnb hookers
20 hours ago

Is that respectable-looking couple subletting your apartment actually too good to be true?

Swedish teen beats cocaine stir with 'French kiss' defence
The people pictured are not related to the story. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/Sandra Qvist/TT

Swedish teen beats cocaine stir with 'French kiss' defence
23 hours ago

You may snort at it, but a Swedish appeals court bought this defence hook, line and sinker.

Beyonce slots Stockholm into Formation world tour
Beyonce at the US Superbowl. Photo: Matt Slocum/TT/AP

Beyonce slots Stockholm into Formation world tour
1 day ago

The Crazy in Love star is heading to Sweden in July.

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'
1 day ago

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

Refugee crisis
Immigration concerns swell among Swedish voters
Refugees in southern Sweden in December. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Immigration concerns swell among Swedish voters
22 hours ago

40 percent of Swedes now believe 'integration and immigration' is the biggest issue facing the Nordic nation, a new poll suggests.

Nobel professor resigns over Italian celeb surgeon row
Lendahl has resigned from two prestigious Nobel bodies. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Nobel professor resigns over Italian celeb surgeon row
1 day ago

Swedish genetics professor Urban Lendahl, has announced his resignation from two prestigious Nobel bodies after it became clear he is likely to be involved in an investigation regarding the celebrity surgeon Paolo Macchiarini.

Man dies after falling four floors in Swedish nightclub
People queuing outside the Yaki-Da nightclub in Gothenburg last year. Photo: Yaki-Da Facebook

Man dies after falling four floors in Swedish nightclub
2 days ago

A man in his 30s has died after falling from the fourth floor inside the Yaki-Da nightclub in Gothenburg late on Friday night.

Julian Assange
British press savages Assange and UN panel
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange holding a U.N. report on the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. Photo: Katy Wrigglesworth/AP

British press savages Assange and UN panel
3 days ago

UK newspaper columnists on Saturday took aim at Julian Assange and the UN panel that found the anti-secrecy campaigner had been "arbitrarily detained".

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