Rowdy Finns ‘invade’ Swedish border town

Rowdy Finns ‘invade’ Swedish border town

Several thousand Finnish ice hockey fans crossed the border to Haparanda in northern Sweden late on Sunday night after their spectacular 6-1 World Championship win, forcing local police to call for reinforcements to control order.

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Swedish church makes money from porn

The diocese of Lund is going against church policy by investing in companies that make money through distributing porn.

Facebook set to invest in Swedish north: report

Facebook set to invest in Swedish north: report

Facebook, the world's largest social network company, is planning to invest in a giant server park in Luleå in northern Sweden, local media reports.

Getting out and about in springtime Stockholm

Getting out and about in springtime Stockholm

As the Scandinavian sun continues to pour more and more light onto Stockholm, The Local has compiled a list of off-the-beaten-path ways in which you can soak up the slowly warming sights and sounds of the Swedish metropolis.

‘Tall, slim man’ wanted for Malmö killing

‘Tall, slim man’ wanted for Malmö killing

Police are looking for a tall, slim man in his mid-twenties in connection with the killing near a popular swimming spot in Malmö in southern Sweden last week.

Christian Democrats discuss same-sex adoption stance

Christian Democrats discuss same-sex adoption stance

A branch of the Christian Democrats in Skåne in the south of Sweden, has made a u-turn on same-sex adoption and is motioning for the party to change its policy at its annual conference in the summer.

Saab announces new Chinese partnership

Saab announces new Chinese partnership

Swedish car maker Saab has signed a new framework agreement with China's Pang Da Automobile, the firm's Dutch owner Spyker said on Monday.

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New blast hits Malmö nightspot

Another explosion shook Malmö, in the south of Sweden, in the early hours of Monday when an explosive device detonated outside of the floating nightclub Prince Bernhard.

Baltic cruise ship adrift after power failure

Baltic cruise ship adrift after power failure

A cruise liner carrying some 2,000 crew and passengers spent much of Sunday adrift in the Baltic seas after a power outage, according to the Swedish sea rescue.

Sweden fall at Finnish hockey hurdle

Sweden fall at Finnish hockey hurdle

Sweden were given a hockey lesson in their World Championship final clash with Finland on Sunday, with their Nordic neighbours coming back from a goal down to walk away wit the title 6-1 in the Bratislava arena.

Red-Green success in Sweden election re-run

Red-Green success in Sweden election re-run

The Red-Green opposition claimed 45.8 percent of the vote in the election re-run in Västra Götaland in western Sweden on Sunday, with the Alliance parties polling 42.3 percent and the Sweden Democrats 5.8 percent.