Swedes lie about loving Bergman classic

Swedes lie about loving Bergman classic

If a Swede claims to love the Swedish classic The Seventh Seal, take it with a grain of salt. One in ten Swedes lie about their favourite film, and the Bergman masterpiece is a prime example, a new survey revealed.

Moderates promise huge boost to student housing

Moderates promise huge boost to student housing

UPDATED: Sweden's Prime Minister said on Thursday that his party was planning to build an extra 20,000 flats for students. But it all might be too little too late, one expert told The Local.

Stockholm giveaway: Shakespeare in the park

Stockholm giveaway: Shakespeare in the park

Sigh no more, ladies (and gents), sigh no more... Now is your chance to see a Shakespeare comedy in the summer at a glorious Stockholm palace.

Swede dies after fall from rescue helicopter

Swede dies after fall from rescue helicopter

UPDATED: A Swedish man has died after he fell from a rescue helicopter that was flying over 600 metres above the sea.

Riksbank presents ‘shock’ interest rate drop

Riksbank presents ‘shock’ interest rate drop

The Swedish Riksbank announced on Thursday it was lowering its main interest rate to 0.25 percent, hoping that a "very low" key rate would help inflation rise.

Danes can Swedish plans for tunnel to Denmark

Danes can Swedish plans for tunnel to Denmark

Plans announced this week to make commuting between Sweden and Denmark easier have been shot down by the Danish government, who said commuting Swedes were not a priority.

TV-fee collectors announce refund plans

TV-fee collectors announce refund plans

Swedish TV-fee collectors Radiotjänst announced on Thursday the estimated cost of refunding 15,000 Swedes who were charged for nothing more than owning a computer.

Stockholm arsonist strikes trash mountain

Stockholm arsonist strikes trash mountain

Police have arrested a man for setting fire to a ten-metre high pile of trash in southern Stockholm on Thursday morning.