Stockholm International School – what’s in IT for students?
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Stockholm International School – what’s in IT for students?

The importance of understanding today’s networked society starts in the classroom. Over the last year, the Stockholm International School (SIS) has made a major investment that truly begins with I and ends in T.

EU green lights Volvo and Dongfeng merger

EU green lights Volvo and Dongfeng merger

The European Commission approved on Wednesday a tie-up between Sweden's Volvo Trucks and China's Dongfeng Motor which will create the world's biggest truck maker ahead of Germany's Daimler.

Sweden won’t ban boozing after accidents

Sweden won’t ban boozing after accidents

Swedes suspected of crashing their cars while drunk can continue to claim they became inebriated after the accident occurs, a government inquiry has found, concluding there is no need to outlaw drinking after a causing a traffic accident.

Car service app battles Stockholm taxi system

Car service app battles Stockholm taxi system

A limousine-service app has accused the Swedish authorities of bureaucratic bullying, engaging thousands of users to protest on its behalf, while some fans have dismissed the company's complaints as a PR ploy.

Borg calls for action over strong krona

Borg calls for action over strong krona

Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg has said the country's central bank should keep an eye on the increasingly strong krona, with further currency appreciation a potential threat to the country's export-driven economy.

Sweden sells toxic Baltic salmon to EU: report

Sweden sells toxic Baltic salmon to EU: report

Sweden is exporting hundreds of tonnes of potentially dangerous Baltic Sea salmon to EU neighbours, a new report has revealed.

Cop avoids sacking for ‘sexting’ teen girl

Cop avoids sacking for ‘sexting’ teen girl

A Swedish policeman in therapy for compulsive sexual behaviour has escaped with a warning after sending sex-themed text messages to a 17-year-old girl who had been a witness in a case he had investigated.

Swedish home to care for elderly Spanish speakers

Swedish home to care for elderly Spanish speakers

Stockholm inaugurated its first Spanish-language home for the elderly on Tuesday, as the capital's aging immigrant population prompts care-givers to diversify into new niche markets.

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Toddler dies after dad leaves him alone in car

Swedish police said on Wednesday that a two-year-old boy who was found dead in a car in southern Sweden had been left alone there for eight hours, after his father forgot to drop him off at day care.

Stockholm hit by Abba fever at museum launch

Stockholm hit by Abba fever at museum launch

Abba fever hit Stockholm on Tuesday when a museum devoted to the Swedish pop legends opened - filling a void in the hearts of millions of fans since the group disbanded three decades ago and likely to fill the pockets of Sweden's tourism industry too.

Swedish music festivals: A survival guide

Swedish music festivals: A survival guide

So you've decided to attend a Swedish music festival this year but you don't know how it all works. No matter, The Local's Sanna Håkansson gets the lowdown from avid festival-goers and finds out the top tips to surviving the chaos.

Top ten must-see Swedish music festivals

Top ten must-see Swedish music festivals

From Eurovision to the Abba museum to Bruce Springsteen, May is shaping up to be a very musical month in Sweden. And with temperatures rising and summer holidays fast approaching, the timing seems right for a rundown of Sweden's hottest summer music festivals for 2013.