Saab rolls out first fleet after bankruptcy

Saab rolls out first fleet after bankruptcy

The Saab factory in western Sweden released its first fleet of cars on Monday since the company filed for bankruptcy almost two years ago, with the vehicles produced under new owners Nevs.

Courting Sweden’s job market: one lawyer’s tale

Courting Sweden’s job market: one lawyer’s tale

Meena Ambardar traded the bustle of New York corporate law for an unknown life in Stockholm, and it couldn't have turned out better. Now she confides in The Local about how she found her balance after courting the Swedish job market.

Man charged with murder of mother of two

Man charged with murder of mother of two

A 36-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a 23-year-old mother of two who was found dead in western Sweden in August. One of her children was with her in the apartment at the time she was killed.

Domestic violence clues ignored: Swedish study

Domestic violence clues ignored: Swedish study

Sweden's health and welfare watchdog wants to force local politicians to offer more support to children and adults who are abused at home.

Wine ‘n’ dine VAT cut added work hours

Wine ‘n’ dine VAT cut added work hours

The equivalent of 4,000 new full-time jobs have been created in Sweden's restaurant sector since a targeted VAT cut last year, a new review stated on Monday.

Volvo to test driver-less cars in Gothenburg

Volvo to test driver-less cars in Gothenburg

Gothenburg traffic will welcome 100 cars that drive themselves in 2017, as Sweden-based carmakers Volvo sets its sight on accident-free driving in the future.

Sweden launches new ‘texting at the wheel’ law

Sweden launches new ‘texting at the wheel’ law

A new law that restricts drivers' mobile phone usage went into effect on Sunday, but even Swedish police remain in the dark about the finer points.

Government’s approval rating at all-time low

Government’s approval rating at all-time low

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and his government have a lower approval rating than ever before, with less than half of Swedes saying they're impressed in a new poll.

Sweden wins big at Alpine World Cup

Sweden wins big at Alpine World Cup

Sweden's Jessica Lindell-Vikarby took home first place on Sunday in the giant slalom at the women's alpine World Cup.

Thousands lose power as storm lashes Sweden

Thousands lose power as storm lashes Sweden

Thousands of Swedes were left without electricity on Sunday as strong winds swept across the country, leaving a wake of destruction especially in Stockholm.