Nuclear freeze agreed by new government

Nuclear freeze agreed by new government

Sweden's Social Democrats and Greens Party have announced a coalition agreement to halt nuclear energy development.

Sweden rethinks Afghan translators’ protection

Sweden rethinks Afghan translators’ protection

The Migration Court in Malmö has ruled that Sweden's Migration Board was wrong to reject the residence applications of seven Afghan interpreters without assessing their protection needs.

Top five winter festivals in Sweden

Top five winter festivals in Sweden

Autumn has swept into the country and chilly days lie ahead. But there are plenty of winter festivals where you can warm up in the coming months. With tickets already selling fast, here are The Local's top tips.

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How to get your own great office in Stockholm

Stockholm's business climate is hotter than ever, which leaves start-ups and business travellers hunting high and low for flexible office space. The solution is easier than they think.

Swedish Saab plant sheds a third of workers

Swedish Saab plant sheds a third of workers

Swedish car maker Saab has announced it has axed 155 workers, close to a third of its workforce.

Sweden’s ‘most dangerous art’ on sale

Sweden’s ‘most dangerous art’ on sale

Work by controversial jailed Swedish artist Dan Park is on sale online and could reach a gallery in Copenhagen, despite a previous exhibition being pulled.

Sweden is ‘second best’ place to grow old

Sweden is ‘second best’ place to grow old

Sweden has dropped to second place in an annual index measuring the quality of life of elderly people in 96 countries around the world.

Swedish Cinnamon Bun Day: What’s it all about?

Swedish Cinnamon Bun Day: What’s it all about?

This Saturday is official Cinnamon Bun Day in Sweden - a holiday loved by everyone with a sweet-tooth. But why on earth does Sweden have a day for this delicious baked bun? Read on to find out!

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Oct. 3: The first international meeting on Internet and audiology (Linköping)

Coalition promise to boost welfare and jobs

Coalition promise to boost welfare and jobs

UPDATED: The Social Democrats and the Greens have agreed to raise unemployment payments and promised to create more jobs in the construction industry, The Local has learned.

Ikea recalls elk pasta

Ikea recalls elk pasta

Ikea has pulled two different types of elk-shaped pasta from its stores in Sweden.

Top Swedish skier killed in Chile avalanche

Top Swedish skier killed in Chile avalanche

UPDATED: The bodies of two of the world's top skiers, Sweden's Andreas Fransson and JP Auclair from Canada, were found on Tuesday after they were reported missing in an avalanche in the Andes.