Club and concert tips: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

Club and concert tips: Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö

La Fleur, one half of the Housewives duo, rolls up her sleeves and travels to Gothenburg to play some records. The Concretes and Peter, Bjorn and John do the same in Stockholm. And US band +/- take a trip to Malmö.

Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 17

Malmö club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 17

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 16

Malmö club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 16

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 17

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 17

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 16

Gothenburg club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 16

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

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More Iraqis at risk of losing asylum appeals in Sweden

Most of the thousands of Iraqis waiting for asylum in Sweden will likely have their applications rejected because of improved security conditions in the country.

Stockholm club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 17

Stockholm club and concert tips: Saturday, Jan 17

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

Stockholm club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 16

Stockholm club and concert tips: Friday, Jan 16

The Djungeltrumman club editor's tips.

New video reveals clues about motorcycle ‘Ghostrider’

New video reveals clues about motorcycle ‘Ghostrider’

Swedish police hope a new video by the famed “Ghostrider” motorcycle driver, known for darting in and out of traffic at speeds nearing 300 kilometres per hour, may lead to his capture.

Bandidos leader gets nine years in jail

Bandidos leader gets nine years in jail

The leader of the Bandidos criminal gang, Mehdi Seyyed, has been sentenced to nine years in jail for his part in two 2006 car bombing incidents in Gothenburg.

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High honours for Swedish chef’s Paris eatery

Acclaimed Swedish chef Petter Nilsson has picked up high marks for culinary creativity in France's creme-de-la-creme Omnivore 2009 roadie food guide, a listing of 200 restaurants across the country featuring "100 percent young cuisine".

Are you worried about losing your job in 2009?

Are you worried about losing your job in 2009?

As a wave of layoffs descends on Sweden, we ask whether The Local's regular panelists are concerned about finding themselves unemployed.

Karolinska to cut 900 jobs

Karolinska to cut 900 jobs

Karolinska University Hospital has announced that 900 jobs will be cut from its facilities in the greater Stockholm region.

Blocket ads worth more than Estonia

Blocket ads worth more than Estonia

Business is thriving on Swedish buy-and-sell site Blocket.se as the market for second hand goods soars in the wake of the economic crisis.

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Mystery lottery winner found

Members of a family from Skåne in southern Sweden couldn't believe their luck this week when they returned home from a winter holiday to find they had won the lottery jackpot of more than 110 million kronor ($13.5 million).

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Air France-KLM eyeing SAS: report

French airline Air France-KLM is considering taking a stake in troubled Scandinavian airline SAS, according to French media reports.

Swede in Thailand risks death penalty

Swede in Thailand risks death penalty

A Swedish man in his forties who was convicted of manslaughter in the killing of a female prostitute in Thailand in 2005 may soon be facing the death penalty.

Sweden to ban mercury

Sweden to ban mercury

Mercury is to be banned in Sweden starting June 1st, environment minister Andreas Carlgren has announced.