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Sept. 23/24: The Impact of Culture – Creative businesses for sustainable cities (Umeå)

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Sept. 15: Lecture: Women in War and Peacebuildning (Lund)

Why is Stockholm’s Södermalm so cool?

Why is Stockholm’s Södermalm so cool?

Södermalm was ranked as the "coolest" neighbourhood in Europe in Vogue magazine this month and the article's gone viral. So we asked people in Söder if they believe the hype.

Sweden’s asylum influx worries Denmark

Sweden’s asylum influx worries Denmark

With immigration a hot topic in the lead-up to the Swedish elections, Danish politicians warn about the negative consequences of their neighbours' generous asylum policies.

Five possible election outcomes

Five possible election outcomes

Sweden heads to the polls on Sunday, but with the result on a knife-edge, The Local explains the potential outcomes and how they could affect your life in Sweden.

Clas Ohlson profits down

Clas Ohlson profits down

Swedish retailer Clas Ohlson reported lower than expected quarterly profits on Thursday. But the company is continuing to expand outside the Nordic region.

Northern Swedes get airborne voting booths

Northern Swedes get airborne voting booths

Helicopter pilots in far northern Sweden have created a "flying voting station" - complete with private voting booth - to reach out to Swedes who can't make it to normal voting stations.

Can Sweden’s strong economy save Reinfeldt?

Can Sweden’s strong economy save Reinfeldt?

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has guided Sweden through a strong job market and low public debt over the past eight years. So why do the polls suggest he'll lose the national election on Sunday?

Malmö floods cause insurance headache

Malmö floods cause insurance headache

Sweden's largest insurance companies say they're dealing with huge numbers of claims following unexpected floods around Malmö a fortnight ago.

Unemployment rate falls as election approaches

Unemployment rate falls as election approaches

Sweden's jobless rate has fallen, which could provide a boost to the governing Alliance ahead of Sunday's closely-fought election.

Swastika candidate leaves home help job

Swastika candidate leaves home help job

A nationalist Sweden Democrat photographed wearing a Nazi armband has taken leave from her job as a care worker after stepping down as an election candidate last week.