Swedish rainbow hockey club lands fresh support

Swedish rainbow hockey club lands fresh support

An ice hockey club in northern Sweden, which plays in the rainbow colours to support LGBT rights, has won several new backers after former sponsors pulled out following the shirt change.

Asylum backlog prompts seven day work week

Asylum backlog prompts seven day work week

The Migration Board in southern Sweden has introduced a seven day working week for staff in order to cope with the backlog of asylum cases.

Swedish NBA star won’t play amid assault probe

Swedish NBA star won’t play amid assault probe

Swedish-American Jeffery Taylor of the Charlotte Hornets will not be involved in team activities as the basketball association and police probe the domestic assault charge against him.

Inside Stockholm’s new ‘no alcohol’ nightclub

Inside Stockholm’s new ‘no alcohol’ nightclub

Around 900 people packed into Stockholm's Södra Theatre on Friday night to experience Sweden's controversial new alcohol-free night club. The Local's Maddy Savage joined the party.