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Corporate deals set to take off in Sweden in 2011: report

Sweden is one of the hottest markets in the Nordic region for corporate mergers and acquisitions, according to a new report.

Palme was ‘the best politician we ever had’

Palme was ‘the best politician we ever had’

Roses were piled high Monday at the grave of Olof Palme, as Swedes marked 25 years since their prime minister was gunned down on an icy Stockholm sidewalk by a still unidentified assassin.

Malmö mosque owned by group with Qaddafi ties

Malmö mosque owned by group with Qaddafi ties

Malmö’s Islamic Center won't likely be affected by recent UN sanctions issued against Muammar Qaddafi, despite the Center being owned by a Libyan organisation founded by the embattled Libyan president.

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Sweden best at integration: study

Sweden is the better at managing integration than other European countries, the United States, and Canada, according to a study published on Monday by the British Council and the Migration Policy Group.

Reality TV show seeks Swedish-Americans

Reality TV show seeks Swedish-Americans

Swedish producers are scouring the United States for Americans with Swedish ancestry to take part in a new reality television series that will bring participants to Sweden to compete in cultural challenges.

Christer Pettersson: the only man ever tried for killing Olof Palme

Christer Pettersson: the only man ever tried for killing Olof Palme

An addict with a criminal past, Christer Pettersson remains the only person ever put on trial for the killing of Olof Palme, and while he was exonerated, many still consider him guilty.

HQ to seek damages from ex-management

HQ to seek damages from ex-management

Swedish investment bank HQ, which was forced into liquidation last year, said Monday it aimed to seek compensation from former board members, top executives and the company accountant for its woes.

Palme’s political legacy ‘put Sweden on the map’

Palme’s political legacy ‘put Sweden on the map’

As the 25th anniversary of Olof Palme’s murder is remembered The Local’s Karen Holst explores the political legacy left by the man who delivered Sweden from obscurity and into the globalising world.

Palme conspiracy theories refuse to die

Palme conspiracy theories refuse to die

Like many other high-profile murders, the killing of Olof Palme has spawned more than it's fair share of conspiracy theories, The Local's Geoff Mortimore discovers

Pirate Party losing wind as membership drops

Pirate Party losing wind as membership drops

Sweden's Pirate Party membership has taken a sharp downward turn, but new party leader Anna Troberg is not concerned.

Swedes reflect on the death of Olof Palme

Swedes reflect on the death of Olof Palme

A quarter century after the assassination of former Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, contributor Anita Badejo talks to Swedes about their memories of the killing and how it affected the country.