Långholmen FC and the teams to beat

Långholmen FC and the teams to beat

With The Local's partnership football club Långholmen FC starting their league campaign this Wednesday, Keith Moore takes a look at who they will be facing in the 2009 Division 4 Central.

Stockholm hotels in royal demand

Stockholm hotels in royal demand

Stockholm's hotel rooms are already in short supply for the weekend in June 2010 when Crown Princess Victoria weds Daniel Westling. Travel firms are betting on a summer tourism boom for the capital.

placeholder image

Hay fever vaccines increase in popularity

Sales of hay fever medicines and vaccinations continue to rise in Sweden despite a levelling off in the number of allergies.

Swedish church unveils Lego Jesus for Easter

Swedish church unveils Lego Jesus for Easter

While most Christians mark Easter with prayers and song, one Swedish church opened its mass on Sunday by unveiling a life-size Lego statue of Jesus Christ, its pastor told AFP.

Left party leader rushed to hospital

Left party leader rushed to hospital

Lars Ohly, the leader of the Swedish Left party, was rushed to hospital on Friday night. After experiencing stomach pains Ohly underwent an emergency operation.

placeholder image

10-year-old uncovers large drugs stash in Borås

A ten-year-old boy uncovered a stash of illicit drugs while out playing over the Easter weekend in the southern Swedish town of Borås.