Koenigsegg silent over ownership rumours

Koenigsegg silent over ownership rumours

Koenigsegg Group, the consortium bidding to buy Saab Automobile, is remaining tight lipped about its ownership structure despite pressure from the Swedish government to display greater transparency.

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Sharp rise in cases of gonorrhea among women

The number of cases of gonorrhea among women in Sweden for the first six months of 2009 was up 31 percent on the same period last year, according to new figures from the Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (Smittskyddsinstitutet).

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Sara Clausin, Bondegatan 50

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The Local’s Stockholm shopping guide: Vasastan

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Stockholm exchange climbs new peak

Stockholm stock exchange continued its steady rise since the turn of the year and set a new annual high on Thursday.

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Emmaus, Götgatan 14

What’s on in Sweden: August 14 – 20

What’s on in Sweden: August 14 – 20

What's on in Sweden: Culture and youth festivals in Stockholm; International music festival and continental market in Gothenburg; Music & arts festival in Malmö.

‘Chocolate is good for your heart’: study

‘Chocolate is good for your heart’: study

Heart attack survivors who eat chocolate two or more times per week cut their risk of dying from heart disease about threefold compared to those who never touch the stuff, Swedish scientists have reported.

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The Local’s Stockholm shopping guide: Södermalm

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The Local’s Stockholm shopping guide: Kungsholmen

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Fröken Söt, Götgatan 9

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Design by Marja, Humlegårdsgatan 5

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Eivy Flodin, Nybrogatan 22

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Svensk Slöjd, Nybrogatan 23

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Gwen, Östermalmstorg 2

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Odd Molly, Humlegårdsgatan 13

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Grodan, Grev Turegatan 16

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The Local’s Stockholm shopping guide: Gamla Stan

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Kamari, Rörstrandsgatan 6

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Plagg, Rörstrandsgatan 8

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Standard, Rörstrandsgatan 24

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Myrorna, Tomtebogatan 5

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Etc, Odengatan 89

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Old Touch, Upplandsgatan 43

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Haven, Upplandsgatan 45

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Acne Archive, Torsgatan 53

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Matilda Wendelboe, Bondegatan 48

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Time Out Boutique, Bondegatan 48

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Tjallamalla, Bondegatan 46

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Victoria & Erik, Nytorgsgatan 36A

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Floralin & Junior, Nybrogatan 20

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Deisy’s, Humlegårdsgatan 9

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Fornarina, Jakobsbergsgatan 6

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Marzio, Nybrogatan 10

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The Local’s Stockholm shopping guide: Östermalm

‘Spotify are the new pirates’: Swedish artist

‘Spotify are the new pirates’: Swedish artist

Swedish musician Magnus Uggla has withdrawn his music from streaming music service Spotify claiming his "songs are being given away".

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The Local’s Stockholm nightlife guide: Vasastan

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The Local’s Stockholm nightlife guide: Kungsholmen

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The Local’s Stockholm nightlife guide: Gamla Stan

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The Local’s Stockholm nightlife guide: Östermalm

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The Local’s Stockholm nightlife guide: Södermalm

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Kägelbanan, Mosebacke Torg 1

Swedes defeat Finland in World Cup warm up

Swedes defeat Finland in World Cup warm up

The Swedish men's football team received a confidence boosting 1-0 win over Finland in Stockholm on Wednesday ahead of a crucial World Cup qualifier against Hungary on September 5th.

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Pelikan/Kristallen, 40 Blekingegatan

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Raw Fusion, Mosebacke Torg 3

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Sidetrack Bar & Restaurant, Wollmar Yxkullsgatan 7

Escape attempt at high-security hospital

Escape attempt at high-security hospital

Säter high-security psychiatric hospital in central Sweden was the target of an escape attempt on Thursday morning. Two people were arrested as they smashed their car into a fence.

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Swedes neglect their fruit and veg: report

Sweden trails behind its European neighbours in regard to consumption of fruit and vegetables, a new report from sector organisation Freshfel has shown.

Pirate Party to stand in local elections

Pirate Party to stand in local elections

Sweden's Pirate Party has announced that, in addition to standing in next year's general election, it will also be represented in local council elections.

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Sweden Democrats at record high: poll

The far-right Sweden Democrats have increased their support to a record 5.6 percent, according to a new voter poll published on Thursday.