New Swedish lay offs at Volvo Group

New Swedish lay offs at Volvo Group

Volvo Construction Equipment (CE), part of Sweden’s Volvo group, announced on Thursday that 850 more employees would be laid off in Sweden.

Malmö nightclub tips: Saturday, Oct 25

Malmö nightclub tips: Saturday, Oct 25

Throw on your glad rags and your dancing shoes and get out and about in Malmö this Saturday night.

Malmö nightclub tips: Friday, Oct 24

Malmö nightclub tips: Friday, Oct 24

Get into the Friday night groove with some club tips from Djungeltrumman.

Swedish archaeologists find Iron Age wooden artifacts

Swedish archaeologists find Iron Age wooden artifacts

A team of archaeologists digging near the planned expansion of a roadway have uncovered 1,700 year old artifacts made of wood, making them some of the oldest man-made wooden objects over discovered in Sweden.

Going out in Gothenburg: Saturday, Oct 25

Going out in Gothenburg: Saturday, Oct 25

The Local offers some tips for Saturday night following consultation with Djungeltrumman, the people in the know.

What’s on in Sweden: October 24 – October 30

What’s on in Sweden: October 24 – October 30

What's on in Sweden: October 24th - October 30th. Cyndi Lauper and modern dance film festival in Stockholm; Lloyd Cole in Gothenburg; Smurfs and chocolate festival in Malmö

Going out in Gothenburg: Friday, Oct 24

Going out in Gothenburg: Friday, Oct 24

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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Profits fall for Nordea and SEB

Sweden's biggest bank Nordea and third-biggest SEB posted falls in third quarter earnings on Thursday owing to the global financial crisis, but analysts said the banks were withstanding the turmoil well.

U-turn for Swedbank on capital concerns

U-turn for Swedbank on capital concerns

After reporting better than expected profits for the third quarter, Swedbank then saw its shares drop more than 10 percent on Thursday following an announcement that the bank may need to seek additional capital.

‘Lost, tossed and forgotten’ in Sweden

‘Lost, tossed and forgotten’ in Sweden

An American magazine dedicated to salvaging “the best lost, tossed and forgotten items from around the world” is about to bring its acclaimed live show to Sweden, writes Jennifer Heape.

Rare white tigress dies following attack in Swedish zoo

Rare white tigress dies following attack in Swedish zoo

Sasha, the white tigress from Parken Zoo in Eskilstuna in central Sweden, has died after being attacked by her mate Brahma for the second time in the last six months.