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Sweden approves new nuclear reactors

Sweden's parliament on Thursday narrowly passed a landmark government proposal allowing the replacement of nuclear reactors at the end of their life span.

Eva Gabrielsson refuses Larsson family offer

Eva Gabrielsson refuses Larsson family offer

Stieg Larsson's partner Eva Gabrielsson has said she "flatly refused" an offer from Larsson's brother and father aimed at settling their inheritance dispute. Larsson's brother and father announced that talks had broken down with her after they made her a "customised" offer in his literary estate.

Finishing touches put on Daniel and Victoria’s big day

Finishing touches put on Daniel and Victoria’s big day

Saturday's Royal Wedding will represent the culmination of more than a year of hard work and planning by the Royal Court - and months of preparation will come to a head, writes The Local's royal correspondent Juan Navas

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Court convicts teenager over Lars Vilks attack

A teenager was convicted by a Swedish court on Thursday for assaulting a police officer during an attack on Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, who courted controversy with a drawing of the Prophet Muhammed.

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Reinfeldt rejects EU-wide fiscal sanctions

Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt on Thursday rejected the prospect of new sanctions for fiscally irresponsible countries outside of the eurozone.

Roxette star among wedding guests

Roxette star among wedding guests

Roxette’s Per Gessle, Eurovision contestant Malena Ernman and businesswoman Cristina Stenbeck: the great, the good and the celebrated of Sweden will be out in force to celebrate the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling on Saturday.

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What’s On in Sweden: June 18th – June 24th

What’s on in Sweden: Teenagers in Stockholm, Metal in Gothenburg and Men in Drag in Malmö. Oh, and apparently someone's getting married.

Swedish web will service goes global

Swedish web will service goes global

A Swedish web will service that allows people to customise the way in which they wish their online accounts to be handled after their offline death has gone international.

Reinfeldt and Cameron call for EU deficit action

Reinfeldt and Cameron call for EU deficit action

Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has joined forces with UK Prime Minister David Cameron to call for "less talk and more action" to ensure that Europe tackles its economic crisis as EU premiers head to Brussels for crisis talks.

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‘Today she can marry whoever she wants’

Ingemar Eliasson, who was Marshal of the Realm - the most senior official at the Swedish Royal Court - until this year, talks to The Local about the marriage of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling.

Svanberg slammed for ‘small people’ comment

Svanberg slammed for ‘small people’ comment

BP chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg once again found himself in the news for the wrong reasons on Wednesday after comments in a White House press conference were interpreted as patronizing towards the ordinary people hit by the catastrophe.

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Lagerbäck upbeat after ‘peaceful’ week

Lars Lagerbäck is confident that his Nigerian team can get their World Cup back on track after the defeat to Argentina when they meet Greece in Bloemfontein on Thursday.

Sweden pulls out the stops for royal wedding

Sweden pulls out the stops for royal wedding

Wedding fever has gripped Sweden this week amid frenzied last-minute preparations for Crown Princess Victoria's nuptials on Saturday with her former personal trainer Daniel Westling after more than eight years of courtship.