Feminists fight for seats and rights

Feminists fight for seats and rights

With one of Sweden’s most charismatic politicians at the helm, Feminist Initiative might just sneak into the Riksdag. The Local looks at what’s in store if the party makes the cut.

Immigration cut push from Sweden Democrats

Immigration cut push from Sweden Democrats

In Sweden there is only one party that is openly critical of the country's high immigration levels - the nationalist Sweden Democrats.

Sweden Democrat quits over swastika photos

Sweden Democrat quits over swastika photos

UPDATED: A 20-year-old Sweden Democrat election candidate has quit after pictures emerged of her wearing a Nazi armband.

Gynaecologist survives ‘sex joke’ claims

Gynaecologist survives ‘sex joke’ claims

A gynaecologist in western Sweden has avoided disciplinary action after he was accused making fun of one of his female patients. A watchdog closed the case as the doctor was about to retire.

Introducing… The 2014 Swedish Elections

Introducing… The 2014 Swedish Elections

With elections less than a week away, you may be wondering what it's all about. Fear not. The Local's handy 'Introducing' guide will walk you through just about everything you need to know.

Sweden gives diplomat 48 hours to leave

Sweden gives diplomat 48 hours to leave

UPDATED: Sweden has ordered a diplomat from Eritrea’s embassy to leave the country within the next 48 hours.

Stockholm Tech Fest: The Local’s Blog
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Stockholm Tech Fest: The Local’s Blog

Tech-heads, investors and entrepreneurs flooded the Waterfront for the STHLM Tech Fest on Friday. We live blogged the whole thing.

Sweden wants tougher Russia sanctions

Sweden wants tougher Russia sanctions

Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt says EU member states should agree on new wide-ranging sanctions against Russia later on Friday.

Zlatan celebrates goal record for Sweden

Zlatan celebrates goal record for Sweden

Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic became Sweden's all-time record goal scorer on Thursday in an international friendly against Estonia.

Sweden elections: Who’s who in politics?

Sweden elections: Who’s who in politics?

Three are women, four are under 40, and their skills include welding, writing, and web design. Here is The Local's beginner's guide to the leaders who headed into battle in Sweden's general election.