Sweden jails Rwanda genocide suspect

Sweden jails Rwanda genocide suspect

A Swede of Rwandan origin who is suspected of involvement in the 1994 genocide has been remanded in custody, while a Rwandan national was released after questioning, a prosecutor said.

When Italian style meets Swedish simplicity

When Italian style meets Swedish simplicity

Hands on, hats off – Nyström Stockholm presents Italian elegance streamlined into Swedish simplicity, with quality leather bags made right here in Stockholm. The Local spoke with a company representative about what makes Nyström unique.

Stockholm’s alcohol-free club will be ‘scary’

Stockholm’s alcohol-free club will be ‘scary’

Stockholm's first alcohol-free club night has already made international headlines ahead of its launch on Friday. The Local's Maddy Savage put five questions to the man behind the hype.

Sweden Democrats had ‘violent pasts’

Sweden Democrats had ‘violent pasts’

Several regionally elected Sweden Democrats were revealed on Thursday to have previous convictions for violent crimes.

H&M profits leap as online push continues

H&M profits leap as online push continues

Swedish fashion giant H&M announced a 20 percent leap year-on-year in third quarter profits but disappointed investors with a slight fall in gross profit margins linked to increased expansion costs.

Swedish elections: a view from Russia and Ukraine

Swedish elections: a view from Russia and Ukraine

IN MY VOICE: While the Swedish media report on how the Social Democrats will form a new government, NFGL member Diana Imamgaiazova looks at how media in Russia and Ukraine reported on the Swedish elections - and whether or not the results are truly "surprising".

Two bomb alerts at Stockholm banks

Two bomb alerts at Stockholm banks

UPDATED: Stockholm traffic was hit by lengthy delays on Thursday after masked thieves left "ticking packages" at two currency exchange offices.

Sweden set for youngest parliament

Sweden set for youngest parliament

The average age of Sweden's members of parliament is now 45, according to statistics released on Thursday. It is a record low for Sweden and five years below the global average.

IVF for single mothers a step closer in Sweden

IVF for single mothers a step closer in Sweden

UPDATED: Plans to allow single women to have fertility treatment funded by taxpayers, have been backed by the body that represents local and regional authorities across Sweden.

Teenage friends shot dead on Swedish farm

Teenage friends shot dead on Swedish farm

Police in Uppsala in eastern Sweden are investigating after two teenage boys were shot on a farm. Officers have confirmed to The Local that both were already known to police.