Nine struggles in Swedish supermarkets

Nine struggles in Swedish supermarkets

If you're an expat living in Sweden, you might not find what you're looking for in your local grocery store. Here are nine things some of the The Local's writers and readers have struggled to spot on the shelves. What have we missed?

Swedish subway cancer advert goes global

Swedish subway cancer advert goes global

After a shampoo commercial went viral earlier this year, some cunning advertisers have made a splash after lending their talents to raise awareness for children's cancer.

European hunt for HIV positive rapist

European hunt for HIV positive rapist

Police in Sweden have called for help from European police after a convicted rapist with HIV escaped from a psychiatric ward in the east of the country.

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Oct. 17: Images and counter images in a globalized world (Stockholm)

Dewani trial hears of Swede’s ‘honeymoon hit’

Dewani trial hears of Swede’s ‘honeymoon hit’

One of the men convicted of murdering the Swedish bride of British businessman Shrien Dewani, has described how he was asked to set up a hit on the young woman.

Nobel Chemistry prize shines light on cells

Nobel Chemistry prize shines light on cells

Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell, and William E. Moerner have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for improving our understanding of molecules through their microscope work.

Sweden scrambles plane in Baltic

Sweden scrambles plane in Baltic

UPDATED: Sweden scrambled a warplane over the Baltic Sea on Tuesday to monitor air activity near the island of Gotland.

Calls for Sweden to increase Ebola help

Calls for Sweden to increase Ebola help

There are calls for Sweden to offer more support to help combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, as Swedish doctors closely monitor the first confirmed Ebola case in neighbouring Norway.

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Oct. 16: International lecture on urbanization and the environment (Lund)

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Oct. 15: Giving a presentation in English (Umeå)

Reinfeldt says goodbye in last debate

Reinfeldt says goodbye in last debate

Sweden's outgoing Prime Minister and Moderate Party leader Fredrik Reinfeldt took part in his last debate on Wednesday as Stefan Löfven made his parliamentary debut.