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Magenta, Regeringsgatan 61

Magenta is the newest addition to the group of Stureplan clubs, opening in September 2008. The club is situated right next to White Room, which makes for a perfect arrangement. Since White Room doesn’t typically fill up until after 01:00, partygoers can head to Magenta first, around 23:00.

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Utecompagniet, Stureplan 6

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Ambassadeur, Kungsgatan 18

First dates in Sweden: sabotaged by social welfare

First dates in Sweden: sabotaged by social welfare

While Sweden's social welfare system is cherished by many, The Local's Scarlet St. Clair learns the hard way about the system's unintended consequences for single women.

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Finnish ship hijacked in Swedish waters

A Finnish ship was hijacked off the Swedish island of Öland in the early hours of last Friday.

The best of Stockholm Pride

The best of Stockholm Pride

It’s the largest gay pride event in northern Europe, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors from across Sweden, Europe and the world. Part party, part political demonstration, Pride has truly become a highlight of Stockholm's summer calendar.

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Profits shoot up for AstraZeneca

Swedish-Anglo pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca reported a 23.4 percent hike in interim net profits on Thursday despite the global recession.

‘Swedish spy threat at Cold War levels’: report

‘Swedish spy threat at Cold War levels’: report

The threat of espionage faced by Sweden from foreign security services remains widespread, according to a new report from Swedish Military Intelligence and Security Service (MUST).

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Norwegian employers prefer Swedes: survey

Norwegian employers specifically request Swedes when they are looking to employ new staff, according to a slew of Norwegian recruitment agencies.

Gotland official called in over favouritism claims

Gotland official called in over favouritism claims

The county governor of the Baltic island of Gotland, Marianne Samuelsson, has been summoned by the government to explain comments claiming that prominent business people should be given favourable treatment.

Pirate Bay purchase ‘on schedule’: buyer

Pirate Bay purchase ‘on schedule’: buyer

The board of Global Gaming Factory X (GGF) have confirmed that the purchase of Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay will be completed as planned on August 27th.