‘The Office’ breeds with Swedish sitcom in world’s first ‘spin-make’

‘The Office’ breeds with Swedish sitcom in world’s first ‘spin-make’

As Swedes get set to watch the premiere of the Swedish version of the hit TV sitcom “The Office”, The Local's Oliver Gee learns how producers took an innovative approach to ensure the show's humour wasn't lost in translation.

Madonna set for July 4th concert in Sweden

Madonna set for July 4th concert in Sweden

Madonna will perform in Sweden next summer, promoters confirmed on Tuesday, with the pop diva set to perform in Gothenburg on July 4th, coinciding with American Independence Day.

Malmö mayor in non-violence plea to residents

Malmö mayor in non-violence plea to residents

Politicians in Malmö are planning to write open letters to the community in a plea to help curb crime, a tactic which has already proven successful with local police.

Several bids for Saab: administrator

Several bids for Saab: administrator

Several companies have placed preliminary bids to buy bankrupt Swedish carmaker Saab, one of the administrators said on Tuesday, refusing to disclose their identities.

Girl to friend: ‘I think I’ve got a knife in my throat’

Girl to friend: ‘I think I’ve got a knife in my throat’

Police continue to hunt for the man suspected in the stabbing a 10-year-old girl outside of her school in Gothenburg on Monday. As the girl recovers in hospital, local residents remain on edge following the attack.

US ISPs block hacker probes: Swedish police

US ISPs block hacker probes: Swedish police

The Swedish National Police Board (Rikspolisstyrelsen) has called for new international laws to catch hackers on the internet, after US internet service providers refused to divulge information on the weekend's attack on government websites.

Avalanche kills man at Swedish ski resort

Avalanche kills man at Swedish ski resort

A ski patroller has died after being injured in an avalanche at the Funäsfjällen ski resort near Härjedalen in northern Sweden on Monday.

Swedish mother gave 3-year-old cigs and beer

Swedish mother gave 3-year-old cigs and beer

A mother in Sweden has been charged with abuse and breach of alcohol laws after coaxing her 3-year-old to have beer and cigarettes.

Zlatan admits slapping opponent ‘an error’

Zlatan admits slapping opponent ‘an error’

AC Milan's Swedish international striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss the top of the table clash with Serie A leaders Juventus on February 25th after he was suspended for three matches.

Swedes should work until they’re 75: Reinfeldt

Swedes should work until they’re 75: Reinfeldt

Swedish prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt thinks that Swedes need to be prepared to work a lot longer than they do today in order to keep the same living standard as when they were working.