Teens in intensive care after school ‘initiation’

Teens in intensive care after school ‘initiation’

School inspectors are investigating after an initiation ceremony at a high school in Varberg in south west Sweden left four girls in hospital.

Pirate Bay Swede ‘mistreated’ in jail

Pirate Bay Swede ‘mistreated’ in jail

The brother of Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde has questioned the conditions of his brother's Swedish jail, slamming both the institution and the guards.

Fresh election fears in divided Sweden

Fresh election fears in divided Sweden

UPDATED: The leaders of Sweden's main political parties have been called to parliament as speculation grows that the Sweden Democrats could hold the key to new elections.

Introducing… the Stockholm collection
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Introducing… the Stockholm collection

Moving to Stockholm, or just dreaming about it? Either way, this is your ultimate guide: for housing, finances, insurance, business, and so much more.

In Pictures: The Local’s Property of the Week

In Pictures: The Local’s Property of the Week

Time for some luxury this week - we're heading to a sprawling Eskilstuna property with a location and view to die for.

Five tips for settling in at Swedish university

Five tips for settling in at Swedish university

Congratulations, you've made it to Sweden! You like your university and you've started your studies. But how do you settle in and get to know this new culture?

Row over viral ‘Nazi receipt’ in Swedish shop

Row over viral ‘Nazi receipt’ in Swedish shop

A photo of a till receipt with the Nazi slogan "Sieg Heil" printed on it has gone viral in Sweden, with supermarket chain Coop launching an internal investigation.

Sweden tops ‘financial well-being’ rankings

Sweden tops ‘financial well-being’ rankings

Swedes have fewer money concerns than people from any other European country, according to the latest major report on global well-being.

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Sept. 26: Researchers’ Night, all across Sweden

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Sept. 23/24: Conference on sustainable urban public transport (Lund)

King Carl XVI Gustaf ‘unhurt’ after crash

King Carl XVI Gustaf ‘unhurt’ after crash

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has been involved in a car accident but is unhurt, the Royal family's press office has confirmed to The Local.

Migration minister calls Feminists ‘a dark force’

Migration minister calls Feminists ‘a dark force’

Sweden's Migration Minister has said in a Facebook post that both the Sweden Democrats and the Feminist Initiative parties were "dark, gloomy, and destructive forces".

Juventus topple Malmö in Champions opener

Juventus topple Malmö in Champions opener

Malmö, the first Swedish club in the Champion's League for more than a decade, lost against Italian champions Juventus on Tuesday night in their Group A opener.

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Ten Swedish designs that made life better

Sweden has produced an indecent number of design classics. We take a look at some of the best - from toys to furniture, fabric designs to telephones, packaging to super-safe headwear.