CV name-change leaves foreign student reeling

CV name-change leaves foreign student reeling

A Romanian student in Uppsala has been left seething after a CV experiment in changing his name to sound "more Swedish" pulled in unprecedented success.

Anti-Semitism row ‘could mar’ Reepalu’s legacy

Anti-Semitism row ‘could mar’ Reepalu’s legacy

There has been a mixed reaction from Malmö’s Jewish community following Mayor Ilmar Reepalu’s decision to step down.

Stora Enso axes 300 jobs across Sweden

Stora Enso axes 300 jobs across Sweden

Forest company Stora Enso has announced job cuts across its production in Sweden, stating that "the painful decision was necessary" due to slaking newspaper demand.

Europe needs local news in the global language

Europe needs local news in the global language

As The Local throws open the doors to its new office in Paris, founder Paul Rapacioli argues - purely coincidentally - that a daily diet of local news could change Europe’s destiny.

Quick tips for writing the perfect Swedish CV

Quick tips for writing the perfect Swedish CV

Wondering how to put together a winning CV that will convince a Swedish employer that you're right for the job? A Swedish HR expert offers some important tips in this instalment of JobTalk Sweden, our series offering insights into working in Sweden.

Vitamin C linked to kidney stones: study

Vitamin C linked to kidney stones: study

Men who take vitamin C supplements run a higher risk of developing kidney stones, according to a new Swedish study, with researchers suggesting that the "wisest thing might be not to take them at all."

Princess steals the show at Sweden’s gay gala

Princess steals the show at Sweden’s gay gala

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria made a surprise show-stealing appearance at Monday's Gay Gala in Stockholm to hand out the prize for Gay of the Year.

Pajala iron miners battle financing woes

Pajala iron miners battle financing woes

The mining company Northland Resources has failed in its bid to bring in extra investment to its new iron ore mine in Pajala, northern Sweden, which employs more than 800 people.

New snow sends Swedish drivers skidding

New snow sends Swedish drivers skidding

Snow and slick roads made for treacherous driving in central Sweden, with a number of accidents leaving some major roadways blocked on Tuesday morning.

Sven, 73, to sail the globe in ‘bathtub’ boat

Sven, 73, to sail the globe in ‘bathtub’ boat

A 73-year-old Swede who feels at home on the sea is planning to sail around the world in a three-metre boat that is only slightly bigger than a bathtub.

Teen tells court of abuse at elite Swedish school

Teen tells court of abuse at elite Swedish school

A student told a court on Monday of being beaten by five other students facing charges in a hazing scandal that has rocked the same prestigious Swedish boarding school once attended by King Carl XVI Gustaf.