Swedish frozen-berry hepatitis outbreak widens

Swedish frozen-berry hepatitis outbreak widens

Health authorities say as many as 12 additional cases of hepatitis discovered in Sweden can likely be traced back to the same virus strain that epidemiologists have linked to frozen berries first discovered in Denmark.

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Swedish woman stabbed to death in Oslo

A Swedish woman was found dead in her Oslo home together with a seriously injured man in the early hours of Tuesday, with Norwegian police arresting two men and on the hunt for more suspects.

Why I finally decided to seek Swedish citizenship

Why I finally decided to seek Swedish citizenship

With three years in Sweden under her belt, US-native and parent Rebecca Ahlfeldt debates the pros and cons of taking Swedish citizenship.

‘Swedish lobbyists have a culture of transparency’

‘Swedish lobbyists have a culture of transparency’

Following revelations that one-in-three Swedish politicians or top political aides go on to consult for Swedish lobbyists, The Local speaks with industry spokeswoman Anna-Karin Hedlund about how the Swedish landscape differs from other countries.

More foreign workers in Sweden’s public sector

More foreign workers in Sweden’s public sector

One in four workers employed in Sweden's public sector last year was foreign-born, according to new statistics published on Tuesday, a figure experts claim reflect Sweden's own diversifying society.

Most Swedes doubt Sweden can defend itself

Most Swedes doubt Sweden can defend itself

A new Novus opinion poll showed that 83 percent of survey respondents doubted whether Sweden could defend itself. Ten percent said they did not know, leaving a slim sliver of six percent who trusted Sweden's defence.

Top ten tips for Swedish business etiquette

Top ten tips for Swedish business etiquette

What are the unwritten rules that foreigners should keep in mind while doing business in Sweden? Our latest JobTalk gives you the top ten tips for showing your colleagues you're on the ball when it comes to Swedish business etiquette.

Cop under fire over trigger-happy stag party

Cop under fire over trigger-happy stag party

A Swedish police officer risks disciplinary action after letting a soon-to-be groom fire 30 shots with his service weapon at a bachelor party held at the indoor shooting range of a police station in western Sweden.

Three Swedish eateries among world’s top 100

Three Swedish eateries among world’s top 100

Three Swedish restaurants are among the top 100 in the world, according to a new ranking published in the UK on Monday.