India flexes its food, film, and finance muscles
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India flexes its food, film, and finance muscles

India Unlimited, the ambitious programme to showcase the potential for further ties between India and Sweden, on Thursday enters a week for foodies and film buffs, while Scania leads the charge for business seminars during "India+Sweden Week" from April 22nd-28th.

Swede fined for flashing birdwatcher from tower

Swede fined for flashing birdwatcher from tower

A Swedish man was fined on Tuesday after subjecting a birdwatching woman to an explicit sight she had not expected.

Two-year average wait for rental homes in Sweden

Two-year average wait for rental homes in Sweden

Anyone hoping for a one-room apartment in Sweden will have to wait an average of 2.5 years, but the wait is far worse in Stockholm, new statistics showed on Tuesday.

Swedish underwear shop puts staff in bras

Swedish underwear shop puts staff in bras

Swedish lingerie mongers Lindex have taken the top crop of its staff off the floor and put them before the camera instead for its latest campaign.

Swedish military ‘won’t help ex-translators’

Swedish military ‘won’t help ex-translators’

The Swedish armed forces will not be held responsible for Afghan interpreters who are no longer in the employ of its Isaf troops, it was reported on Tuesday.

‘Let Swedish soldiers cull boars with AK 4s’

‘Let Swedish soldiers cull boars with AK 4s’

Swedish soldiers with automatic weapons should be let loose on the wild boars in southern Sweden, a member of the national home guard has suggested. One local landowner explains to The Local how it could save the south's golf courses.

In Pictures: The Local’s Property of the Week

In Pictures: The Local’s Property of the Week

A five-bedroom home with herringbone wood flooring and beautiful cornicing will make you the envy of the neighbourhood in Täby, northern Stockholm. Take a look inside our Property of the Week.

High pollen levels mar Swedish spring

High pollen levels mar Swedish spring

After a sunny long weekend, birch pollen is set to blight allergy sufferers' return to work on Tuesday, as pollen levels reached above 1,000 particles per cubic metre.

Sweden to beef up air force to counter Russia

Sweden to beef up air force to counter Russia

Sweden's centre-right government coalition announced plans on Tuesday to pump more funds into the military if the four parties win the September elections, with an emphasis on more fighter jets and submarines.

Swedish basketballer wins NBA defensive nod

Swedish basketballer wins NBA defensive nod

Chicago Bulls centre Joakim Noah was awarded the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year on Monday, the first Bull to claim the award since Michael Jordan in the eighties.

Two brothers shot dead in family brawl: police

Two brothers shot dead in family brawl: police

UPDATED: Two brothers were killed on Monday night in a brawl that police have described as a "family dispute". Up to 40 people were involved in the fight, and police have arrested five people so far.