Sweden-bound Fugee mistaken for refugee

Sweden-bound Fugee mistaken for refugee

The Fugees star Pras Michel was detained and questioned at a Paris airport on Monday night while on his way to Sweden, Aftonbladet reports.

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Vicious dog sends Stockholm woman to hospital

A Swedish woman was taken to hospital on Thursday morning after being bitten several times in the genital region by a large dog in the Stockholm suburb of Vällingby.

Riksbank: crisis ‘clearly affecting’ Sweden

Riksbank: crisis ‘clearly affecting’ Sweden

The Riksbank’s top two officials have publicly acknowledged that the global financial crisis has arrived in Sweden as they announced an additional lending facility to help ease up tight credit markets.

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Swedes rescued in rough seas off Portugal

Four Swedish sailors were rescued in a dramatic high seas operation off the coast of Portugal on Saturday.

Malmö nightclub tips: Saturday, Oct 4

Malmö nightclub tips: Saturday, Oct 4

Stay in tune with what's happening in Malmö this Saturday with the aid of The Local and club pros Djungeltrumman.

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Murder suspect called office to report killing his wife

A man from the Stockholm suburb of Bredäng was arrested on Thursday after he called his office to say he had killed his wife.

Malmö nightclub tips: Friday, Oct 3

Malmö nightclub tips: Friday, Oct 3

Discover the night-time jewels of the city in the south with the aid of recommendations from The Local in association with entertainment guide Djungeltrumman.

What’s on in Sweden: October 3 – October 9

What’s on in Sweden: October 3 – October 9

What's on in Sweden: October 3rd - October 9th. NHL hockey, Open tennis and Aussie comedy in Stockholm; Ane Brun in Gothenburg; Steve Wynn and naked Jesus shock in Malmö.

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Brazil names Gripen as finalist for air force tender

Saab’s next generation Gripen fighter is on the short-list of options under consideration by the Brazilian Air Force, the company said on Thursday.

Sweden condemns surveillance in schools

Sweden condemns surveillance in schools

Sweden’s Data Inspection Board (Datainspektionen – DI) has demanded that seven schools change their use of surveillance cameras in a decision it hopes will set a precedent for schools across the country.

Going out in Gothenburg: Saturday, Oct 4

Going out in Gothenburg: Saturday, Oct 4

Highly-regarded entertainment site Djungeltrumman's shares its local knowledge of the Gothenburg club scene with some recommendations for Saturday night.

Going out in Gothenburg: Friday, Oct 3

Going out in Gothenburg: Friday, Oct 3

The Local scales the heights of the Gothenburg club scene with the able assistance of Djungeltrumman's highly skilled sherpas of the night.

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Swedish women committing more violent crimes

Criminality among women in Sweden is rising faster than among men, according to a new study.

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Forgery charges dropped because fake ID was so bad

The falsified identity card fashioned by an 18-year-old from Malmö was so poor that the court decided to have the charges against him dropped.

Optimism following US Senate bailout vote

Optimism following US Senate bailout vote

Analysts in Sweden welcomed passage by the US Senate on Wednesday of a plan to help ailing US financial institutions, but cautioned that the financial crisis is far from being resolved.