Left Party calls for justice and equality

Left Party calls for justice and equality

Sweden's Left Party election promises focus on jobs, welfare services, and gender equality. The Local takes a closer look.

Facebook exec talks women’s limits in Swedish business

Facebook exec talks women’s limits in Swedish business

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg says women's "low expectations" are limiting the impact of policies designed to help them succeed in business, ahead of a major tech conference in Stockholm.

Sweden’s key interest rate kept steady

Sweden’s key interest rate kept steady

UPDATED: Sweden's Riksbank announced on Thursday that it would keep its benchmark interest rate at 0.25 percent.

Poll gains for Greens, Feminists and Left Party

Poll gains for Greens, Feminists and Left Party

UPDATED: Sweden's Feminist Party could secure enough votes to enter parliament for the first time according to new polls which also show gains for the Greens and the Left Party.

‘Secret filmer’ walks free after change-room shock

‘Secret filmer’ walks free after change-room shock

A man who filmed a woman in a central Sweden changing room has walked free, after a court ruled he wasn't "secretly filming" because the woman spotted his camera.

Zlatan doubts ahead of Estonia friendly

Zlatan doubts ahead of Estonia friendly

As Sweden prepares to take on Baltic neighbour Estonia, it is unclear whether its star player will make an appearance.

Sweden’s first ‘religious holiday swap’ announced

Sweden’s first ‘religious holiday swap’ announced

Staff at mobile network 3 will be allowed to switch traditional Swedish public holidays for dates that match their religious beliefs.