‘Isis’ teens stopped at Sweden’s Umeå airport

‘Isis’ teens stopped at Sweden’s Umeå airport

Three high school students who were on their way to Syria to fight alongside the Isis (Islamic State) terror group were stopped at an airport in northern Sweden in the nick of time, it has been claimed.

Honeymoon suspect seeks instant aquittal

Honeymoon suspect seeks instant aquittal

A British millionaire businessman, Shrien Dewani, has argued that he should be cleared of the honeymoon murder of his bride because South African prosecutors have failed to prove their case.

‘Racist’ Black Pete party scrapped in Sweden

‘Racist’ Black Pete party scrapped in Sweden

A Dutch club in Stockholm that was planning a festive party featuring Santa alongside a servant with a black painted face has shelved the idea following numerous complaints of racism.

Preschool burned down in southern Stockholm

Preschool burned down in southern Stockholm

A fire has destroyed a preschool in southern Stockholm overnight, with firefighters unable to contain the flames because of heavy winds.

Top ten tips for entrepreneurs in Sweden

Top ten tips for entrepreneurs in Sweden

Dreaming of starting a business in Sweden? Doubting you can make it work? We caught up with equity crowdfunders FundedByMe to find out what makes "just another great idea" become a successful big-earner.

Swedish expert says Ebola risk has reduced

Swedish expert says Ebola risk has reduced

A leading Swedish expert on global health has said that the threat of the Ebola virus has decreased and suggested that the battle against the epidemic is entering a new phase.

Snow forecast for north as capital enjoys sun

Snow forecast for north as capital enjoys sun

The Swedish Meteorological Institute has issued a class one warning following snowstorms in northern Sweden, but there is better news for Stockholmers who enjoyed sunshine over the weekend and can expect more good weather towards the end of this week.

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Sweden’s startup scene is booming – making central office space in Stockholm and Gothenburg even harder to find. So where does a new small business set up shop? Two seasoned entrepreneurs share their secret with The Local.

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Nov. 29: Campus treasure hunt (Stockholm)

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Nov. 28: The Christmas Exhibition (Stockholm)

Three in four Swedes believe submarine ‘proof’

Three in four Swedes believe submarine ‘proof’

A new survey has revealed that 75 percent of Swedes trust that the Swedish military did find enough evidence to prove that a foreign submarine was present in the Stockholm archipelago last month. The results contrast with a more sceptical public during previous submarine incidents in the 1980s.

Thirty Swedes in Turkish resort bus crash

Thirty Swedes in Turkish resort bus crash

Up to thirty Swedish tourists were caught up in an accident involving two buses near the resort of Antalya in Turkey on Sunday afternoon, with ten taken to hospital after the crash.

‘I’m spreading Japan’s ‘cute’ culture in Sweden’

‘I’m spreading Japan’s ‘cute’ culture in Sweden’

For this week’s My Swedish Career we meet American Carolynn Piittisjärvi, an entrepreneur who has already managed to turn several hobbies into Swedish businesses. She has just launched a store selling Japanese clothes, toys and stationary in the hope of spreading ‘kawaii’.