Stockholm going out guide: Saturday, Oct 25

Stockholm going out guide: Saturday, Oct 25

It's the last weekend of the month, which in Sweden means that everyone has money again. Check out our tips for a great Saturday night.

Stockholm weekend going out guide: Friday, Oct 24

Stockholm weekend going out guide: Friday, Oct 24

The Local hooks up with entertainment experts Djungeltrumman for tips on where to go out this weekend.

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Swedish banks consider lawsuit against Norwegian competitor

Sweden’s major banks want to sue the DNB Nor bank to recoup losses on Norwegian government bonds purchased from Norway’s largest bank.

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Huge doping ring uncovered in Sweden

Swedish police rounded up 40 people on Tuesday in series of pre-dawn raids across the country in an effort to crack a massive doping scam.

Widow of Swedish count dies in southern Germany

Widow of Swedish count dies in southern Germany

The German-born Countess Sonja Bernadotte, widow of Sweden's Count Lennart Bernadotte, has died after a long illness.

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Safety check forces Swedish nuke plant shutdown

Sweden shut down one of its nuclear reactors on Tuesday to check the plant's control rods after cracks were found in the rods at an identical plant, the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) reports.

Crisis hits Sweden’s housing market

Crisis hits Sweden’s housing market

Shockwaves from the financial crisis are rippling through Sweden’s housing market, resulting in falling prices and accelerating the already slowing pace of new construction.

EasyJet opens routes from Stockholm’s Arlanda airport

EasyJet opens routes from Stockholm’s Arlanda airport

Low cost airline easyJet has begun flying to Milan and Geneva from Stockholm’s Arlanda airport, in direct competition with Scandinavian airline SAS.

Local Stories: Matilda Dagba

Local Stories: Matilda Dagba

For every Local reader there's a Local Story. This month Jonquille Okhiria introduces Miss Africa in Sweden 2008.

‘Laser Man’ calls on Supreme Court to lower sentence

‘Laser Man’ calls on Supreme Court to lower sentence

A man serving life in prison for a series of brutal attacks on immigrants has turned to Sweden's Supreme Court in a bid to have his sentence reduced.

Assa Abloy criticized for West Bank plant

Assa Abloy criticized for West Bank plant

Swedish lock maker Assa Abloy has come under fire from several Swedish aid organizations for a factory it owns which sits in a disputed Israeli settlement on the West Bank.