Prison for ‘Stockholm Syndrome’ accomplice

Prison for ‘Stockholm Syndrome’ accomplice

One of Sweden’s most notorious criminals, 62-year-old Clark Olofsson, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for his involvement in a drug smuggling syndicate.

Swedish calendar men show the full monty

Swedish calendar men show the full monty

A group of men in Arvidsträsk in the far north of Sweden has celebrated the tenth anniversary of a local fishing competition by baring all for a special edition calendar.

Foreign investors thrive on the Stockholm exchange: report

Foreign investors thrive on the Stockholm exchange: report

The Stockholm stock exchange has retained its allure among foreign investors who now own 35 percent of its total value, new figures published on Friday.

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Stockholm Nightlife: area by area

Whether you want to drink champagne with the A-listers in Stureplan, find an alternative groove on Söder, soak up the history in Gamla Stan or get down with the locals on Kungsholmen, Stockholm's nightlife has something to offer.

Swedes have the longest holidays in Europe: study

Swedes have the longest holidays in Europe: study

With an average of 33 days annual leave, Swedes are streets ahead of their European counterparts when in comes to taking holidays, a new report from a European Union body shows.

Pride march a ‘game changer’ for Stockholm football clubs

Pride march a ‘game changer’ for Stockholm football clubs

As Stockholm gears up for the weekend’s Pride Parade, The Local’s Gabriel Stein takes a look at the difficulties facing two Stockholm-area football clubs as they attempt to show their solidarity with the city’s gay community.

Tel Aviv players freed in Sweden rape probe

Tel Aviv players freed in Sweden rape probe

Two members of an Israeli football club were detained on Friday at Gothenburg's Landvetter Airport after police received a report they were involved in an alleged rape.

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Swedish GDP fall slows to 6.2 percent: report

Sweden's GDP fell by 6.2 percent during the second quarter on the corresponding period of 2008, according to new figures published by Statistics Sweden (SCB) on Friday.

Six men missing as ship sinks off Sweden

Six men missing as ship sinks off Sweden

Six men are missing at sea after a Norwegian cargo ship sank off the west coast of Sweden, maritime officials said on Friday.

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Swine flu swindlers target Swedish seniors

Elderly residents in Stockholm are being robbed by a gang posing as public health officials wishing to inform them about the dangers of the swine flu.

German court ups Princess Madeleine’s libel award

German court ups Princess Madeleine’s libel award

False German media reports that Sweden’s Princess Madeleine was pregnant and planning to marry have resulting in the princess being awarded €400,000 ($565,000) in damages by a German court.