Police investigate YouTube death threat

Police investigate YouTube death threat

Gothenburg police have launched an investigation into a video posted on YouTube, in which a masked man threatens to execute a number of people at a shopping centre in the city later this week.

Malmö nightclub tips: Friday, Oct 31

Malmö nightclub tips: Friday, Oct 31

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.

Options abound for watching US elections in Sweden

Options abound for watching US elections in Sweden

With only a week to go before the US presidential election, Americans living in Sweden, political junkies and the merely curious are already making plans for how and where they plan to watch the historic vote.

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‘Time to toss out’ Swedish for Immigrants

A group of Moderate Party politicians wants to scrap Sweden’s current programme for teaching introductory Swedish to newly arrived immigrants in favour of courses more closely linked to the job market.

Swinging: A very Swedish pastime or the last taboo?

Swinging: A very Swedish pastime or the last taboo?

Judging by the number of column inches devoted to the subject in recent months, one would be forgiven for thinking that partner-swapping had become the noughties equivalent of the Tupperware party. But is swinging really Sweden’s new favourite hobby?

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Charges dent TeliaSonera profits

TeliaSonera has posted third quarter results that were lower than last year, but the Swedish-Finnish telecommunications operator's profits were higher than forecast.

Mourners seek lessons from Ibrahim murder

Mourners seek lessons from Ibrahim murder

The day after his funeral, friends and family of Ahmed Ibrahim are still wondering why the 23-year-old was stabbed to death in a Stockholm suburb and why the case has drawn such limited attention.

Carnegie granted multi-billion kronor loan

Carnegie granted multi-billion kronor loan

Sweden's central bank has agreed to extend a five billion kronor loan ($609 million) to the troubled Carnegie investment bank.

Marital woes prompt Swede to flee country and fabricate crime

Marital woes prompt Swede to flee country and fabricate crime

A 43-year-old Swedish man has landed himself in hot water with German police after he tried to smooth over the cracks of a marital tiff with a dramatic but entirely fabricated crime.

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Six dogs die in Stockholm boating drama

A Swedish couple managed to survive a boating accident near Kapellskär north of Stockholm which claimed the lives of several of their dogs.

Swedish breast cancer survival rate nears 90 percent

Swedish breast cancer survival rate nears 90 percent

Nearly nine out of ten women in Sweden suffering from breast cancer are likely to beat the disease, according to a new report.