Seven arrested over Stockholm’s Husby riots

Seven arrested over Stockholm’s Husby riots

Seven people were arrested on Tuesday following the Husby riots in northern Stockholm, with Sweden's Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt warning that the unrest may continue.

‘The future of freedom on the internet is at stake’

‘The future of freedom on the internet is at stake’

Internet policy experts gather in Stockholm this week to grapple with online data protection and surveillance issues that everyone who surfs the web should care about, reports technologist Stefan Geens.

‘Swedishness must be split from being white’

‘Swedishness must be split from being white’

Sweden needs a new story better equipped to deal with and include today's demographic diversity and create a new Swedishness that is separate from whiteness, write representatives from the Multicultural Centre (Mångkulturellt centrum) in Botkyrka near Stockholm.

Body parts found in missing woman search

Body parts found in missing woman search

Human remains were found in a military building in northern Sweden on Monday night during the search for a 20-year-old woman who has been missing for two weeks.

The ‘absolute truth’ about tacos in Stockholm

The ‘absolute truth’ about tacos in Stockholm

Unable to find good Mexican food after moving to Stockholm to study in 2008, Monterrey native David Licona now finds himself running La Neta, one of the most popular Mexican eateries in the Swedish capital. The Local finds out more.

Defamation charges for Instagram ‘slut-shaming’

Defamation charges for Instagram ‘slut-shaming’

Two Swedish teenage girls were officially charged with defamation on Tuesday for their involvement in the "slut-shaming" Instagram account that saw enraged teens in Gothenburg lay siege to two high schools last year.

Topless woman to be lifted from Swedish map

Topless woman to be lifted from Swedish map

After a caricature of a topless woman on a tourist map in western Sweden left some residents seething, a local official has promised to have the offending image removed.

My Swedish Career – Archive

My Swedish Career – Archive

The archive of our 'My Swedish Career' interviews with foreign-born professionals making a life and a career for themselves in Sweden.

Former Saab CEO arrested for tax crimes

Former Saab CEO arrested for tax crimes

Jan Åke Jonsson, the former CEO of Saab Automobile, and two top-level colleagues have been detained by police on suspicion of tax crimes.

Ericsson probed over suspected bribes

Ericsson probed over suspected bribes

Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson is suspected of having bribed ministers in Romania in connection with being awarded a contract for the country's emergency number and is now under investigation in the United States.

Warning over ‘long-term’ Swedish export slump

Warning over ‘long-term’ Swedish export slump

The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv) has gone out guns blazing, criticizing politicians for not facing up to the challenges of "a lost year for Swedish exports" in 2012.

Fresh clashes as more cars burn in Husby

Fresh clashes as more cars burn in Husby

Cars were engulfed in flames on Monday night and youths clashed with police in the north-western Stockholm district of Husby for a second night in a row.