‘We wanted a revolution, but it didn’t go so well’: Husby teens

‘We wanted a revolution, but it didn’t go so well’: Husby teens

Revolution or riot, hooligans or heroes? One year after the Stockholm unrest that shocked the world, Husby residents tell The Local that nothing has changed - "We wanted to be heard, but they keep forgetting us".

Abattoir probed as blood leak turns stream red

Abattoir probed as blood leak turns stream red

A slaughterhouse in central Sweden is under investigation for suspected environmental crimes after its bloody waste flooded a nearby stream and turned it an attention-grabbing red.

Sweden’s Pirates lose EU voter support: poll

Sweden’s Pirates lose EU voter support: poll

Despite dwindling support ahead of the EU elections, the Pirate Party looks likely to cling on to one of its two seats in Brussels, while the Swedish Centre Party MEP might have to walk the plank.

Why Aftonbladet is wrong about The Local

Why Aftonbladet is wrong about The Local

The Local has been under fire for running a sponsored article - by an editorial writer at one of Sweden's leading purveyors of sponsored articles. Managing editor James Savage is puzzled.

‘Expat wives: Sweden’s untapped resource’

‘Expat wives: Sweden’s untapped resource’

Swedish IT consultant Virpal Singh, who almost accidentally turned into an equality activist, tells The Local why Swedish companies should tap into the hidden potential of expat housewives.

Sweden could legalize IVF for single mothers

Sweden could legalize IVF for single mothers

Single women in Sweden should no longer need to travel abroad for in vitro fertilisation (IVF), a new inquiry has proposed. If applied, single women would have the same reproductive rights as women in a relationship.

‘Sweden is getting more used to immigrants’

‘Sweden is getting more used to immigrants’

After Swedes ranked first in the EU for their approach to immigrants, The Local chats to Integration Minister Erik Ullenhag about how the face of immigration has changed, and how Sweden manages the influx of Syrian refugees.

‘Day-care rapist’ pegged in new assault case

‘Day-care rapist’ pegged in new assault case

Police filed a new case of sexual assault against a 21-year-old man who was working as an intern at a day care in southern Sweden. He is now facing 16 cases of sexual crimes against children.

Sweden’s Hanson takes lead at Byron Nelson

Sweden’s Hanson takes lead at Byron Nelson

Sweden's Peter Hanson fired a five-under par 65 on Thursday to grab the first-round lead in the US PGA Tour's $6.9 million Byron Nelson Championship.

Electrolux makes deal to save 1,200 Italian jobs

Electrolux makes deal to save 1,200 Italian jobs

Italy's government signed a deal with trade unions and representatives of Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux to stave off the threat of closure for one of the company's factories and to save 1,200 jobs.