Girl dies after docs think brain tumour is ADHD

Girl dies after docs think brain tumour is ADHD

An 8-year-old girl is dead after doctors in southern Sweden failed to diagnose her brain tumour, believing her symptoms may have been related to her ADHD medications.

‘You can’t butcher a family member’

‘You can’t butcher a family member’

Hot on the hooves of the Ikea meatball horsemeat hullabaloo, The Local's pick for Swede of the Week is Esprit, a four-legged 22-year-old with a disdain for donkeys who won't be appearing on a dinner plate any time soon.

Charities suffer amid mobile payments muddle

Charities suffer amid mobile payments muddle

Swedish charities and NGOs are suffering a downturn in SMS donations, after Sweden's four main mobile network operators introduced mandatory online registration for mobile phone money transfers.

Swedes wise up about EU citizenship

Swedes wise up about EU citizenship

Swedes are more EU-friendly than the average member state citizen, and have also taken the time to learn more about what EU citizenship actually entails, a new survey shows.

Paris debutante H&M sticks to clean design

Paris debutante H&M sticks to clean design

Swedish fashion giant H&M drew up a strictly edited collection on an opulent canvas, having refashioned the Rodin Museum grounds into a mock-up of a stately home for its highly publicized Paris Fashion Week premiere.

Cops open hotline on Palme killing anniversary

Cops open hotline on Palme killing anniversary

The police are set to reopen the hotline for any tips on the 1986 assassination of then Prime Minister Olof Palme, to coincide with the 27th anniversary of the shooting in central Stockholm.

Hungry eagle chomps Swede’s pet chihuahua

Hungry eagle chomps Swede’s pet chihuahua

A Swedish woman mourning the untimely death of her pet chihuahua has been comforted with cash after local officials determined her canine companion was devoured by a golden eagle.

Zlatan answers ‘big nose’ jibe with two goals

Zlatan answers ‘big nose’ jibe with two goals

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, whose nose was mocked by Marseille's Joey Barton on Wednesday night, responded with two goals as Paris Saint Germain thumped their southern French opponents 2-0.

UN slams Sweden for guest worker policy

UN slams Sweden for guest worker policy

The United Nations has criticized Sweden for limiting trade unions' right to join forces with guest workers, in a statement from the International Labour Organization (ILO).

‘Tighten mortgage rules’: housing agency

‘Tighten mortgage rules’: housing agency

Rising mortgage lending is outpacing the increase in property prices in Sweden, leading a key state oversight board to raise a warning flag.

‘Lift Swedish ban on surrogate motherhood’

‘Lift Swedish ban on surrogate motherhood’

A key ethics council for medical sciences in Sweden has said it sees no problem in allowing surrogate motherhood and embryo donation, but not when it is done for financial gain.