Menni guilty of funding Stockholm bombing: jury

Menni guilty of funding Stockholm bombing: jury

Nasserdine Menni, accused of being an accomplice to Stockholm suicide bomber Taimour Abdulwahab, has been found guilty by a Scottish jury of funding the attack.

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Malmö man admits to beating wife to death

The 42-year-old Malmö resident under suspicion of the killing of his 33-year-old wife after he was found trying to stow her lifeless body into a van has admitted to causing her death, but claims that it wasn't murder.

Swede’s bottom impaled in freak funfair mishap

Swede’s bottom impaled in freak funfair mishap

A 31-year-old father of two is in hospital struggling against blood poisoning after a freak accident at a Swedish theme park on Sunday where a tow hitch on a children’s ride penetrated his rectum.

Man held for smuggling berry pickers to Sweden

Man held for smuggling berry pickers to Sweden

A man was arrested and detained by police Thursday on suspicion of people-smuggling after berry pickers in eastern Sweden claimed they were tricked into coming to the country.

Swedish grocers revel in Ramadan profits boost

Swedish grocers revel in Ramadan profits boost

Swedish food retailers are expecting a record turnover in the weeks to follow, with Muslim fasting month Ramadan beginning on Friday, a festival only bested by Christmas in terms of turnover for Malmö grocers.

Swim class reported: kids still can’t swim

Swim class reported: kids still can’t swim

A Stockholm mother has reported the organizers of her 5-year-old daughter’s swimming course to the Swedish consumer ombudsman (Konsumentombudsmannen – KO) after none of the children learned how to swim.

Sweden reveals myth of EU healthcare ‘freedom’

Sweden reveals myth of EU healthcare ‘freedom’

Despite EU legislation about citizens' healthcare rights, the situation in Sweden reveals a system riddled with problems that create uncertainty about treatments and leave many with huge bills to pay, The Local's Salomon Rogberg discovers.

Woman stabbed during evening stroll with infant

Woman stabbed during evening stroll with infant

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicions of attempted murder after a young woman was stabbed while out walking with an infant in a pram in Malmö on Thursday night.

Police dog finds missing man trapped in crevice

Police dog finds missing man trapped in crevice

A police dog is being hailed as a hero after tracking down a missing 78-year-old man, finding him stuck fast in a crevice in western Sweden.

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Northern Sweden hit by summer ‘snow storm’

Thursday afternoon saw thunderous storms in northern Sweden, with some areas covered in a blanket of white when the downfall subsided.

Sweden praised for ‘stable’ financial outlook

Sweden praised for ‘stable’ financial outlook

Ratings agency Fitch affirmed Thursday Sweden's long-term debt rating at AAA with a "stable" outlook, hailing the country's prudence and suggesting it was well placed to weather the eurozone debt crisis.