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One held for Stockholm jewellery store robbery

One person has been arrested after several armed thieves robbed a jewellery store in central Stockholm on Friday afternoon; however police have still not managed to track down the others involved in the crime.

Student Exchanges in Sweden: the international edge
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Student Exchanges in Sweden: the international edge

With competition in the professional jobs market tighter than ever, gaining international experience as part of your degree can help give you that crucial extra edge.

Gareth Jones: cooking up success in Sweden

Gareth Jones: cooking up success in Sweden

Welshman Gareth Jones, chef and co-owner of Stockholm-based British butchers and sausage-makers Taylors & Jones, speaks with The Local about language, "country-house culture" and what it takes to do your own thing in Sweden.

Bildt accused of aiding Russia in legal dispute

Bildt accused of aiding Russia in legal dispute

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt is suspected of interfering with the work of an independent Swedish agency to help Russia in a legal dispute in Sweden, a parliamentary committee said Friday.

Law and technology: playing catch-up
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Law and technology: playing catch-up

The in-roads that computing has made into all aspects of our lives has left the law scrabbling to catch up. Stockholm University was one of the earliest institutions to specialize in this issue.

Belarus asks Lithuania to probe teddy bear claims

Belarus asks Lithuania to probe teddy bear claims

Lithuania on Friday was mulling a request by Belarus to probe claims by Swedish human rights activists that they flew across the border to make a drop of freedom teddy bears, angering Minsk.

Complaint about ‘hooker’ kids clothes goes viral

Complaint about ‘hooker’ kids clothes goes viral

Swedish high street fashion chain Lindex has been hit by an online storm after a woman’s complaint about their “hooker-like” clothing range for young girls went viral.

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23-year-old charged for shooting axe victim

A 23-year-old man has been charged with the murder of 51-year-old Esa Rano, known in Sweden for surviving a vicious axe attack in a village feud in 2008.

Swedish experts baffled by ‘mystery’ elk illness

Swedish experts baffled by ‘mystery’ elk illness

A unexplained illness has been plaguing the elk community of southern Sweden, with experts perplexed as to why so many are being found dead or dying.

‘This is how Cubans are treated everyday’: Modig

‘This is how Cubans are treated everyday’: Modig

Swedish politician Aron Modig, the current chair of the Christian Democrats youth wing (KDU), was interrogated by Cuban authorities for five days after the car crash that claimed the lives of two renowned critics of the Castro regime.

Swedes lock up drunk Norwegian ‘superhero’

Swedes lock up drunk Norwegian ‘superhero’

Police in northern Sweden on Wednesday detained a highly inebriated man wearing a superman costume, who had been spotted prowling the streets of Luleå.

Preschooler left alone at day care for hours

Preschooler left alone at day care for hours

A 4-year-old boy in Malmö was left on his own for several hours after the pre-school staff took the other kids to the theatre and forgot about him.