Reinfeldt in US for first post-election speech

Reinfeldt in US for first post-election speech

Outgoing Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt is at a UN climate summit in New York where he is making his first public appearance since election night.

Loophole lets neo-Nazis onto Swedish councils

Loophole lets neo-Nazis onto Swedish councils

Two neo-Nazis who received only a handful of votes have won seats on Swedish councils thanks to a kink in the country’s election laws.

Sweden pours doubt on Assange extradition

Sweden pours doubt on Assange extradition

Swedish prosecutors said it was "far-fetched" to think that fugitive Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could be extradited to the United States if he returned to Sweden, in a statement released on Tuesday.

Police drop case of thief caught on camera

Police drop case of thief caught on camera

Damning video evidence and an apology from an alleged thief’s daughter were not enough to convince police that a well-known criminal had stolen hundreds of thousands of kronor worth of equipment from one of Gothenburg’s most popular night spots.

Sweden ‘missed’ global opportunities

Sweden ‘missed’ global opportunities

As Stefan Löfven attempts to form a coalition government, Social Democrat MEP Jytte Guteland says her party needs to focus on Sweden's international image.

Fears schoolboy murdered in Sweden

Fears schoolboy murdered in Sweden

Police in Halmstad say the results of forensic tests suggest a 16-year-old boy found dead in a creek was murdered.

Politics ‘most shared’ topic in Sweden

Politics ‘most shared’ topic in Sweden

Swedes are more likely to share posts or articles on politics than on any other issues, according to a new report from Mid Sweden University.

Elk hunters risk injury in Sweden’s woods

Elk hunters risk injury in Sweden’s woods

Sweden’s vast annual elk hunt spells danger not just for the majestic animals but also for hunters, with crumbling towers and over-tiredness just two of the season’s perils.

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Oct. 2: Bake cinnamon buns with the International Club (Lund)

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Oct. 1: English writing workshop (Umeå)

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Sept. 26: Day of European languages (Stockholm)

Rat invasion closes Malmö preschool

Rat invasion closes Malmö preschool

Children in central Malmö are staying at home on Tuesday after a rat infestation was discovered at their kindergarten.

How to catch the first lobster of the year: blog
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How to catch the first lobster of the year: blog

The Local's Oliver Gee joined fishermen on Sweden's west coast seeking the first lobster catch of the year. Follow the journey.