Worst day of trading since 9/11

Worst day of trading since 9/11

Stockholm's stock exchange plunged on Monday at a rate not seen since the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001.

Going out in Gothenburg: Saturday, Oct 11

Going out in Gothenburg: Saturday, Oct 11

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 10

Going out in Gothenburg: Friday, Oct 10

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

Stockholm weekend going out guide: Saturday, Oct 11

Stockholm weekend going out guide: Saturday, Oct 11

The Local teams up with Djungeltrumman to help point you in the right direction if you're planning a night out in Stockholm this Saturday.

Stockholm weekend going out guide: Friday, Oct 10

Stockholm weekend going out guide: Friday, Oct 10

The Local helps fulfil all your Stockholm nightlife needs this Friday in cooperation with the ever-reliable entertainment gurus at Djungeltrumman.

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Engineer charged in Saab blackmail case

Formal charges were filed on Monday against a 48-year-old engineer who has been held since July on suspicions of industrial espionage against Saab Microwave Systems in Gothenburg.

Stockholm Open draws Johansson out of retirement

Stockholm Open draws Johansson out of retirement

Swedish tennis player Joachim ‘Pim-Pim’ Johansson is coming out of retirement on Monday after receiving a wild card draw at the Stockholm Open.

Forest fire caused by spurned teen’s anguish

Forest fire caused by spurned teen’s anguish

A Swedish teenager has been charged for starting a fire after dropping a burning letter of unrequited love near a wooded area in Gothenburg.

Engla’s killer sentenced to life in prison

Engla’s killer sentenced to life in prison

Anders Eklund has been sentenced to life in prison for the murders of Engla Juncosa Höglund and Pernilla Hellgren.

Three share Nobel Prize for Medicine

Three share Nobel Prize for Medicine

The 2008 Nobel Prize for Medicine has been awarded to Harald zur Hausen, Francoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier.

Sami youth shine light on suicide problems

Sami youth shine light on suicide problems

Young people from Sweden’s indigenous Sami community are demanding that more be done to reduce the number of suicides within the community,

Sweden doubles savings guarantee

Sweden doubles savings guarantee

Sweden's government has announced a doubling of the state’s bank deposit guarantee from 250,000 kronor ($35,000) to 500,000 kronor, effective immediately.

What happens to my money if my Swedish bank goes bust?

What happens to my money if my Swedish bank goes bust?

Governments in other countries guarantee your savings if your bank collapses. Does this happen in Sweden, and if so how does the system work? Jenny, Gothenburg.

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Stocks plummet in early trading

The Stockholm stock exchange opened with a sharp drop on Monday, while the government announced it was doubling the state’s bank deposit guarantee, reflecting the continued anxiety about the health of global financial markets.

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Swedish sport ‘ignoring gender equality laws’

Athletics in Sweden fail to live up to demands set by the country’s laws on gender equality, according to an investigation by the Equal Opportunities Ombudsman (Jämställdhetsombudsmannen - JämO).

Riksbank throws banks another lifeline

Riksbank throws banks another lifeline

The Riksbank announced on Monday that it was increasing the credit it is making available to Sweden’s banks from 60 billion kronor ($8.3 billion) to 100 billion kronor.