Nazis suspected of political arson attacks

Nazis suspected of political arson attacks

Police suspect Swedish neo-Nazi groups of burning down a Stockholm cultural centre and setting fire to an apartment occupied by a young family in two separate arson attacks in the last week.

Sweden rejects Bosnian war crime pardon request

Sweden rejects Bosnian war crime pardon request

Sweden’s justice ministry has denied a second pardon request from Biljana Plavsicm, the former Bosnian Serb president and convicted war criminal, to have her 11-year-jail sentence ended.

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Ford values Volvo at $6 billion: report

Ford has said it wants to sell Volvo Cars for $6 billion, just shy of what the US carmaker paid when it bought the Swedish company a decade ago.

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Forgotten patient dies in Stockholm emergency room

A patient admitted to the emergency room of a Stockholm hospital later died after being forgotten by hospital staff for more than an hour.

Spring fashion: Frills, thrills and jumpsuits

Spring fashion: Frills, thrills and jumpsuits

The weather might be bleak outside, but that's no excuse not to start planning your spring wardrobe as Jennifer Heape rounds up the hot trends for the new year.

Club and concert tips: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Club and concert tips: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Find a club or concert to suit your tastes with The Local’s weekend guide, produced in association with entertainment buffs Djungeltrumman.

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Swedish texts ‘filled with ideological bias’

Several books used to teach Swedish as a second language are plagued with ideological bias, according to a recent academic study.

What’s on in Sweden: December 5 – 11

What’s on in Sweden: December 5 – 11

What's on in Sweden: December 5th - 11th. Hootchy Kootchy burlesque and Cirkus Cirkör in Stockholm; Motorhead and "making a difference" in Gothenburg; Status Quo in Malmö/Lund.

Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, Dec 6

Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, Dec 6

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, Dec 5

Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, Dec 5

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, Dec 6

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, Dec 6

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.