Men allege sexual discrimination at Swedish police academy

Men allege sexual discrimination at Swedish police academy

Dozens of men have filed sexual discrimination complaints with Sweden's Equality Ombudsman (DO), after being denied admission to Sweden's National Police Academy.

Sweden hit by Microsoft phone hacking scam

Sweden hit by Microsoft phone hacking scam

Fake, English-speaking tech support specialists claiming to be from US software giant Microsoft are targeting Swedes in a creative scam designed to hack into people's computers.

Murder-for-hire hockey star headed to Sweden: report

Murder-for-hire hockey star headed to Sweden: report

Former National Hockey League (NHL) star Mike Danton, who was jailed for conspiring to murder his agent, used Twitter to announce he'd signed on with a new team in Sweden.

Swedish blogger inspired Norway terrorist: report

Swedish blogger inspired Norway terrorist: report

Portions of Anders Behring Breivik’s “manifesto” were previously posted on an anti-Muslim Swedish blog, according to report in the Swedish media.

‘Obama cares more about Norway than Reinfeldt’

‘Obama cares more about Norway than Reinfeldt’

Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt tried on Friday to respond to criticism that he has been missing-in-action following last week's terror attacks in Norway.

Minister touts new law on board gender quotas

Minister touts new law on board gender quotas

Sweden's minster for gender equality, Nyamko Sabuni, has called for legislation to help boost the number of women who serve on the boards of local government-operated companies.

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Swedish economy continues to grow

Sweden's economy expanded by one percent in the second quarter, while year-on-year growth slowed to 5.3 percent, data released Friday by the central statistics office (SCB) showed.

Housing a hedgehog is a crime: Swedish police

Housing a hedgehog is a crime: Swedish police

Police raided the apartment of a woman in Gävle in eastern Sweden after being tipped off that she was caring for a wild hedgehog in violation of the country's hunting laws.

Swedish barbeque: sausages, shellfish and disposable grills

Swedish barbeque: sausages, shellfish and disposable grills

Summer in Sweden is synonymous with grilling, prompting The Local’s Karen Holst to get to the bottom of Swedes' flaming frenzy and learn more about what makes the ultimate Swedish ‘grillfest.’

Two women stabbed in Stockholm suburb

Two women stabbed in Stockholm suburb

Police have detained a 28-year-old man on suspicion of having stabbed two 20-year-old women Thursday night in the north Stockholm suburb of Hässelby.

Antonov can’t be an owner in Saab: EIB

Antonov can’t be an owner in Saab: EIB

The European Investment Bank on Thursday confirmed a loan to Swedish carmaker Saab was approved on condition Russian businessman Vladimir Antonov did not take over, a report said.