Rural Swedes slam EU ban on hunting wolves

Rural Swedes slam EU ban on hunting wolves

The EU forced Swedish wolf hunters to hang up their rifles, but increasingly audacious predators have rural dwellers speaking of torment, injured dogs, clawed livestock, and a ban that disrespects democracy.

Stockholm ranked EU’s top tech city: study

Stockholm ranked EU’s top tech city: study

The city of Stockholm has one of the EU's highest proportions of employees with technical expertise, showed a new European comparison carried out by Belgian labour market researchers.

Ten amazing places for you to warm up in March

Ten amazing places for you to warm up in March

Are you longing for a bit of sun and warmth? Sweden can take quite some time to warm up in the early part of the year, but there are plenty of direct flights to sunny destinations where you can kick-start your spring.

Rust found on Vattenfall nuclear waste barrels

Rust found on Vattenfall nuclear waste barrels

A new nuclear waste inspection has revealed rust on every fourth barrel containing radioactive material at one of Swedish energy giant Vattenfall's nuclear power plants in Germany.

Nine-year-old dies after suspected hit and run

Nine-year-old dies after suspected hit and run

A nine-year-old boy who was found seriously injured in a carpark in northern Sweden has died, officials announced on Monday, with police suspecting he was knocked down by a vehicle.

SMS not a valid last will and testament: court

SMS not a valid last will and testament: court

A Swedish appeals court has crushed a suicidal man's last wishes by ruling that his text messages to would-be inheritors were not legally valid.

Track death prompts Stockholm train delays

Track death prompts Stockholm train delays

Stockholm emergency services found a mortally wounded man on the commuter train tracks north of the capital on Monday, prompting delays for morning commuters.

Zlatan nets hat trick in Toulouse thumping

Zlatan nets hat trick in Toulouse thumping

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored three goals for French champions PSG in a 4-2 drubbing of Toulouse.

Melodifestivalen review: Time to hit the bar

Melodifestivalen review: Time to hit the bar

In an effort to enjoy this year's contest, The Local's schlager fan David Jørgensen headed to the gayest "Swedish" pub in London to take in the glitter and glamour. And it seems to have worked.

Foreign PhD students tell KTH: Pay promised cash

Foreign PhD students tell KTH: Pay promised cash

The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) will look into potential employment solutions for PhD students on scholarships, many of them foreigners, after a trade union slammed the lauded college for not keeping its promises.