Sweden Dems in Oslo hunt for migrant vote

Sweden Dems in Oslo hunt for migrant vote

Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson dropped by Oslo on Friday to try to attract votes from the Swedish migrant community, with one expert mulling the apparent contradiction with the party's negative stance on labour migration.

Swedish feminists hit by Facebook ‘like’ attacks

Swedish feminists hit by Facebook ‘like’ attacks

Swedish party the Feminist Initiative has been overwhelmed by Facebook 'likes' with South American hackers thought to be the source of the unwanted faux favouritism.

Sweden rejects calls for military support to Iraq

Sweden rejects calls for military support to Iraq

Sweden has said that it will provide humanitarian aid to Iraq but not military support to Kurdish forces battling the Islamic State in the war-torn country.

Swedish bride murder suspect ‘not mentally ill’

Swedish bride murder suspect ‘not mentally ill’

British millionaire businessman Shrien Dewani has been passed mentally fit and is set to stand trial for the murder of his Swedish bride a South African court ruled Friday.

Sweden braces for first snowfall

Sweden braces for first snowfall

No sooner have Swedes packed up their deck-chairs, closed up their cabins and returned to the cities than the first snow is set to fall, according to a fresh weather forecast on Friday.

Top ten literal Swedish words

Top ten literal Swedish words

Swedish can at times be a hilariously literal language and The Local has put together a few choice cuts for your light-hearted amusement.

Sweden celebrates 200 years of peace

Sweden celebrates 200 years of peace

Sweden has not actively taken part in a war since 1814 - breaking even Switzerland's record for peace. One peace and conflict expert has told The Local that Swedes learned the hard way to take the non-confrontational stance.

Transport body shuns ‘racist’ Sweden Dems ad

Transport body shuns ‘racist’ Sweden Dems ad

A public transport authority in southern Sweden has banned several Sweden Democrat campaign, citing racism - although the same ads have been approved in Stockholm.

Every fifth Swedish girl suffers sex harassment

Every fifth Swedish girl suffers sex harassment

Every fifth girl attending Swedish high school has reported being subjected to sexual harassment, according to a new report from an anti-bullying charity.

Swedish school with executive appeal
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Swedish school with executive appeal

More and more executives are combining work with further education, namely an MBA. The Local explains just how the process works at the Stockholm School of Economics with its Executive MBA program.