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CurrencyFair: Why it pays when making overseas transfers

Tired of losing money when you send cash back home? Join other expats in Sweden who avoid bank fees and hidden charges by sending money internationally with CurrencyFair, an online marketplace where secure transactions are faster and cheaper.

No truth to Russia’s submarine claim: Dutch

No truth to Russia’s submarine claim: Dutch

The Netherlands on Monday denied a Russian claim that a mystery vessel the Swedish military has been looking for could be Dutch.

Why a foreign vessel lurks in Swedish waters

Why a foreign vessel lurks in Swedish waters

With Sweden engaged in its biggest domestic military operation since the Cold War, The Local spoke to Johan Wiktorin, a fellow at the Swedish Royal Academy of War Sciences, to get insight into what’s going on in the Stockholm archipelago.

US woman starts up Swedish toy store online

US woman starts up Swedish toy store online

For this week's My Swedish Career we meet Leigh Neil, who one day came to realize that there was a gap in the Swedish market for children's toys and decided to do something about it.

Over 20 Swedish flights hit by Lufthansa strike

Over 20 Swedish flights hit by Lufthansa strike

A strike by pilots at German airline Lufthansa will affect over 20 flights in and out of Sweden over the next two days.

Dentist gives free care to Roma beggars

Dentist gives free care to Roma beggars

A dentist in western Sweden is offering free dental care to his town's Roma begging population.

Electrolux profit soars after cost-cutting efforts

Electrolux profit soars after cost-cutting efforts

Swedish electrical appliance maker Electrolux reported its third-quarter net profit soared 42 percent to 933 million kronor ($130 million) thanks to a cost-cutting programme started at the end of last year.

School photographer fired for homophobic slur

School photographer fired for homophobic slur

A photographer at a high school in southern Sweden was sacked after he called one of the students a "fag" during a shoot.

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Oct. 30: Epic Halloween Party (Stockholm)

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Oct. 28: Seminar on On Ideologies of ‘The US in the World’ (Linköping)

Sweden hit by two Ebola false alarms in two days

Sweden hit by two Ebola false alarms in two days

UPDATED: A patient has been cleared of any Ebola suspicions at the Uppsala University Hospital. It marks the second suspected case in Sweden in two days.

Vessel hunt continues at ‘full strength’

Vessel hunt continues at ‘full strength’

The search for a suspected foreign vessel in the Stockholm archipelago continues with "full strength" on Tuesday morning, according to Sweden's armed forces.