Some tips on watching Kate and William tie the knot from Sweden

Some tips on watching Kate and William tie the knot from Sweden

The Local offers a quick guide for readers in Sweden about where and how to watch the royal wedding between Britan's Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Housing boss guilty in Gothenburg bribe trial

Housing boss guilty in Gothenburg bribe trial

A former housing chief was sentenced to 6 months in prison on Thursday for aggravated bribery as the court delivered its verdict in the first trial of the major Gothenburg bribery scandal.

Swedish bathers in naked shower outcry

Swedish bathers in naked shower outcry

Regular visitors to a Stockholm-area public swimming pool have expressed their outrage over the refusal of fellow bathers to get naked.

Profits up at Nordea bank on ‘record’ income

Profits up at Nordea bank on ‘record’ income

The top Nordic bank Nordea posted Thursday a stronger than expected 15-percent increase in net profit to €740 million ($1.1 billion).

Sweden’s Saab – back to the future?

Sweden’s Saab – back to the future?

With Swedish carmaker Saab once again teetering on the brink of financial disaster a little over a year after it was saved from bankruptcy, The Local’s Peter Vinthagen Simpson reviews the recent trials and tribulations of this once iconic brand.

Antonov gets green light for Saab stake

Antonov gets green light for Saab stake

Russian financier Vladimir Antonov has received approval from former Saab Automobile owner General Motors (GM) to become a part owner of troubled Swedish automaker.

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Swedish police called after sandbox brawl

A seven-year-old boy reported a suspected assault to the police following a sandpit brawl in Arboga, central Sweden, on Tuesday.

Scania profits soar as new order growth lags

Scania profits soar as new order growth lags

Swedish truckmaker Scania said Wednesday its net profit rose 77 percent in the first quarter of 2011, but that orders grew more modestly.

Swedish Olympian in coach sex abuse tell-all

Swedish Olympian in coach sex abuse tell-all

Revelations that Swedish Olympic high jumper Patrik Sjöberg faced years of sexual abuse by his late coach and stepfather have left the Swedish athletics establishment reeling.

Moderate u-turn on political party donations

Moderate u-turn on political party donations

The Moderate Party plans to "immediately" reveal the names of individuals who donate substantial sums of money to the party following renewed criticism from European anti-corruption officials.

India rejects Saab Gripen fighter bid

India rejects Saab Gripen fighter bid

India has scrapped Saab's Gripen from its fighter jet shortlist in its drive to modernise its armed forces, the Swedish aircraft builder said Wednesday.

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Sweden seeks clarity on FARC suspect arrest

Sweden has demanded an explanation from Venezuela as to why it was not informed about the arrest of one its nationals suspected of links to the FARC rebels or his extradition to Colombia.

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Saab staff on hold as cash search continues

Cash-strapped Swedish car maker Saab told staff on Wednesday that they were not needed back at work as the search for financing continues to enable the firm to restart production lines left idle for over three weeks.

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Putin offers Sweden ‘world best’ nuclear tech

During a visit to Stockholm on Wednesday, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin offered to enhance Sweden's nuclear safety with Russian technology, which he described as the safest in the world.