‘I fell for her beautiful blue eyes’

‘I fell for her beautiful blue eyes’

Princess Madeleine and fiancé Jonas Bergström revealed on Tuesday that their decision to wed came in June when the future duke went down on one knee during a holiday on the Italian island of Capri.

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Man gored to death by bull in southern Sweden

A man has died after being attacked by a bull on Tuesday afternoon on a farm outside Båstad in southern Sweden.

Cultural learnings of Sweden from wandering Bostonian

Cultural learnings of Sweden from wandering Bostonian

Elizabeth Dacey-Fondelius, the self-styled 'Boston Blatte', says when she first came to Sweden almost 16 years ago as a tourist, she didn’t expect to stay. Then she met a man.

‘Spotify earns us more than iTunes’: Sony BMG

‘Spotify earns us more than iTunes’: Sony BMG

Swedish digital streaming music service Spotify is proving to be the saviour of the music industry after years of falling sales. Music company Sony BMG Sweden confirms that revenues from Spotify now outstrip iTunes.

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Boutique Majliz, Hantverkargatan 37

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Inne Boende, Hantverkargatan 71

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Leksaksborgen, Hantverkargatan 37

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Signhild, Hantverkargatan 36

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Get A Style Sthlm, Hantverkargatan 79

Greenpeace launches cod-fishing protest

Greenpeace launches cod-fishing protest

Activists for environmental group Greenpeace have started dropping boulders into EU-protected cod fishing grounds off Sweden to impede bottom-trawling, a spokesperson confirmed on Monday.

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Sweden summons Iran ambassador over trials

Sweden's foreign minister Carl Bildt has summoned Iran's ambassador to protest against the mass trials of election demonstrators and warned that further steps will be taken if necessary.

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Consumer prices keep dropping in Sweden

Sweden's inflation rate continued to fall in July as consumer prices dropped for the fourth straight month, according to new figures from Statistics Sweden.

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Mamas & Tapas, Schleegatan 3

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Mio & Co., Hantverkargatan 80

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La Dame Noir, Scheelegatan 3

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Lina’s Bar, Hantverkargatan 84

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Ät Gott, St Göransgatan 74

Madeleine’s engagement ‘a surprise’: royal watcher

Madeleine’s engagement ‘a surprise’: royal watcher

The timing of Princess Madeleine's engagement to boyfriend Jonas Bergström has come as a surprise to most Swedes, a royal expert tells The Local.

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Swedish police officer disciplined for ‘negro’ email

A police inspector in Landskrona in southern Sweden has been reported to the National Swedish Police Disciplinary Board (Rikspolisstyrelsens Personalansvarsnämnd) for describing a suspect as a "negro in a green military jacket".

Swedish prison numbers at 15-year high

Swedish prison numbers at 15-year high

The Swedish prison population has reached record levels, according to a budget proposition presented to the government by the Prison and Probation Service (Kriminalvården).

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Swedish police search for kidnapped Madeleine

Stockholm police were called out to a local beach on Monday after a tip off that the kidnapped British girl Madeleine McCann had been spotted there.

Princess Madeleine announces engagement

Princess Madeleine announces engagement

Princess Madeleine, Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf's youngest child, is to wed her long-time boyfriend Jonas Bergström, the Royal Court has announced.