Sweden’s ‘most wanted’ arrested in Slovakia

Sweden’s ‘most wanted’ arrested in Slovakia

One of Sweden's most wanted fugitives, who escaped from prison in August 2010, has been arrested in southern Slovakia, according to local police.

‘It’s dangerous to disregard experience’

‘It’s dangerous to disregard experience’

As Sweden's politicians return to business at the Riksdag after a period of party-leadership reshuffling, The Local's Rebecca Martin examines concerns that youth has begun to trump experience in Swedish politics.

Man acquitted of missing woman’s murder

Man acquitted of missing woman’s murder

The ex-boyfriend of 31-year-old Marina Johansson was found not guilty of her murder on Friday in a case which drew attention because the body of the alleged victim has never been found.

Woodpecker threatens Facebook server hall project

Woodpecker threatens Facebook server hall project

Plans to erect three major server halls in Luleå in northern Sweden, a project believed to be initiated by social media giant Facebook, has been halted due to the conservation of a rare woodpecker.

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Örebro man jailed for Togo coup attempt

A naturalised Swedish citizen from Togo in western Africa, has been convicted of staging a coup against the regime there, leaving his family back in Örebro in central Sweden devastated with the surprise verdict.

Expat life: big challenges, bigger rewards
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Expat life: big challenges, bigger rewards

A new survey from Berlitz shows that expats find life abroad to be rewarding, but going home again can be tougher than expected.

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All you need to know to get a Swedish apartment

Get a dictionary, get in line and know your rights. Finding an apartment in big Swedish cities will never be easy, but there are some things you can do to make your life easier:

Conductor nearly tossed from moving train

Conductor nearly tossed from moving train

A man travelling without a ticket on a train in southern Sweden has been arrested after trying to throw a conductor from the moving train.

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Finding my new home sweet home

Apartments in Sweden's major cities might not be as expensive as those in London or New York, but they can be pretty hard to find. Charlotte West has been navigating the complicated world of renting in Sweden.

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Prankster convicted for office gas cloud blast

An explosive workplace prank that injured four coworkers in western Sweden has resulted in a criminal conviction for the man behind the failed gag, according to a report in local paper Hallands Nyheter.

Man faces eviction for laughing too loudly

Man faces eviction for laughing too loudly

A Swedish man is set to be evicted from his rental apartment in Gothenburg in western Sweden after complaints from neighbours about his incessant laughter.