Malmö pedals toward eco-friendliness

Malmö pedals toward eco-friendliness

The southern Swedish city of Malmö has announced a move to further environmental responsibility by purchasing 30 electric bicycles for municipality officials to use, reports Sveriges Radio (SR).

The lowdown on Sweden’s National Day

The lowdown on Sweden’s National Day

June 6th is Sweden's National Day - but why? The Local explains the essentials.

Man stabbed to death at bikers’ meet up

Man stabbed to death at bikers’ meet up

A man in his forties was killed Saturday night following a fight at a camp ground in Småland, in the south of Sweden.

New Green Party chiefs bring poll success

New Green Party chiefs bring poll success

The Green Party (Miljöpartiet) recently elected Gustaf Fridolin and Åsa Romson to be new spokespeople, as the party's leaders are called, replacing their predecessors Maria Wetterstrand and Peter Eriksson.

Free school group demands national comparison of schools

Free school group demands national comparison of schools

The National Organisation of Free Schools (Friskolornas riksförbund) wants to have national statistics on all Swedish schools' ability to reach certain quality criteria collected.

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Tornadoes leave northern Sweden reeling

Tornadoes and rough winds wreaked havoc yesterday in the north of Sweden on Saturday, tearing down a large number of trees.