Pupils find killer’s rifle in Swedish sports lesson

Pupils find killer’s rifle in Swedish sports lesson

Three teenage schoolgirls from southern Sweden were left gobsmacked after finding an AK-47 Kalashnikov that belonged to a convicted murderer, during a physical education class.

‘Non-existent’ EU cooperation on refugees

‘Non-existent’ EU cooperation on refugees

Sweden's EU commissioner Cecilia Malmström has criticized European Union countries for a lack of solidarity when it comes to taking in refugees.

Stefan Löfven voted in as new Prime Minister

Stefan Löfven voted in as new Prime Minister

Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven has been voted in as the new Prime Minister of Sweden.

Reinfeldt’s top team hold last meeting

Reinfeldt’s top team hold last meeting

Sweden's outgoing centre-right cabinet have gathered for their last meeting, as Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven prepares to take over as Prime Minister.

Geena Davis: ‘I want to be in a Swedish movie’

Geena Davis: ‘I want to be in a Swedish movie’

Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Geena Davis was an exchange student in Sweden in the seventies and was once engaged to a Swede. She chatted to the The Local's Natalia Brzezinski about how she'd love to star in a Swedish movie.

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Oct. 4: The Nordic Collegiate Programming Contest (Linköping)

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Oct. 3: I have a dream – a gospel story, musical journey (Umeå)

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Oct. 4: Stockholm Model United Nations (Stockholm University)

Löfven in U-turn over restaurant sales tax hike

Löfven in U-turn over restaurant sales tax hike

Incoming Prime Minister Stefan Löfven won't be increasing taxes in restaurants as promised, despite his strong criticism of the former government's tax cuts in 2012.

What’s On in Sweden: October 2nd – 9th

What’s On in Sweden: October 2nd – 9th

Stockholm's Affordable Art Fair returns, British rocker Midge Ure is in Malmö and one of Gothenburg's most creative spaces is hosting a ten-year anniversary party.

Malmö beat Olympiacos in Champions clash

Malmö beat Olympiacos in Champions clash

Malmö became the first Swedish side to win a Champions League match in 14 years after beating Olympiacos 2-0 on Wednesday night.

Three Swedish unis in world’s top 100

Three Swedish unis in world’s top 100

Three Swedish universities were ranked among the top 100 in the world in the new Times Higher Education ranking, with another two featured in the top 200.