Man held for 1996 Stockholm murder

Man held for 1996 Stockholm murder

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 25-year-old student outside a Stockholm riding school in 1996.

Woman charged over ‘grandad’ torture

Woman charged over ‘grandad’ torture

A 30-year-old woman has been charged with aggravated assault on suspicion of having systematically tortured a 70-year-old man whom she referred to as "grandad".

Agency backs halal meat in school lunch spat

Agency backs halal meat in school lunch spat

The Swedish schools agency has ruled that serving of halal meat in schools does not break the law in response to complaints from parents who argued the practice breaches the non-denominational praxis of the Swedish education system.

Sweden Democrat women pic ‘n’ mix policy

Sweden Democrat women pic ‘n’ mix policy

The Local catches up with Carina Herrstedt, chair of the Sweden Democrat women's wing, to learn more about women's place in a party sometimes labelled as a bunch of "angry white men".