Controversial Malmö mayor Ilmar Reepalu said he was ”pleased” with the meeting with US president Barack Obama’s expert on anti-Semitism, Hannah Rosenthal which took place during her visit to the city on Wednesday.
2012 is gearing up to be a fantastic year to travel. With all the exciting festivals, and celebrations planned, what better reason to cross another wish off your 'must visit' list?
Tourists visiting Stockholm face a greater chance of being ripped off by taxi drivers than almost every other major city in the world, The Local's Geoff Mortimore discovers.
The Swedish appliance maker Electrolux said Wednesday that its first quarter net profit jumped by 23 percent from the same period a year earlier owing to solid demand from emerging markets.
The Singalong Sound of Music has returned to Stockholm - and there really is no kitscher way to enjoy a trip to the cinema, discovers The Local's James Savage.
A well-known Swedish radio profile that recently called Serbians “stupid” and compared them to Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik, has been suspended from work indefinitely.
The whistleblower in one of India's biggest corruption scandals in the 1980s which tarnished then-prime minister Rajiv Gandhi broke cover Wednesday to explain why he leaked crucial documents to the media.
A 67-year-old Swedish woman with the same name as a former government minister caused a stir recently when the unknown retiree turned up as an invited guest at a formal government dinner.
The Swedish telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson posted Wednesday a first quarter net profit that was more than double the level recorded a year earlier, owing to a major one-off divestment.
China and Sweden signed a slew of trade deals on Tuesday during Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to Sweden, including agreements with China-owned Swedish brand Volvo Cars and telecom giant Ericsson.
A 19-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in her apartment in southern Sweden on Monday night and police have since arrested her younger brother on suspicion of murder.
New figures show that Swedes have less confidence in the royal family than ever before, despite the recent wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel and the birth of Princess Estelle.
Dozens of people in northern Sweden have been charged after police busted a drug ring in which a 5-year-old girl had allegedly handed out hashish and taken payment.