Sweden braced for stormy Nobel season

Sweden braced for stormy Nobel season

Sweden's Nobel Prize ceremony week could be set for a windy start after meteorologists forecast that a storm is on its way to the country.

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Dec. 11: Research Lunch with Martin Bech at Ideon Science Park (Lund)

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Dec. 10: An alumnus story: Working for the European Union (Jönköping)

Swedes host festive meals for ‘lonely’ guests

Swedes host festive meals for ‘lonely’ guests

A Swedish woman's plan to embrace the spirit of Christmas by inviting a stranger around for a festive feast has caused a social media stir, as reports emerge of similar initiatives across the country.

Nordic mining firm files for bankruptcy

Nordic mining firm files for bankruptcy

Northland Resources, which employs over 800 people at its Swedish mine, have said that it will file for bankrupty citing a "dramatic fall" in iron ore prices.

The Swedish Christmas market with a twist
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The Swedish Christmas market with a twist

Each year when Christmas comes to town, shoppers fill the streets as markets pop up throughout Sweden. The Local heads to Linköping to get a taste of what makes its annual Christmas market unique.

Danes reject refugee plea from former Swedish PM

Danes reject refugee plea from former Swedish PM

The declaration by Sweden’s former prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt that "there is plenty of space for more refugees" in the Nordic countries has been slammed by Danish leaders.

British man cleared of killing Swedish wife

British man cleared of killing Swedish wife

A South African judge has acquitted millionaire British businessman Shrien Dewani of murdering his Swedish bride on their honeymoon in 2010.

Swedish court evacuated after new bomb threat

Swedish court evacuated after new bomb threat

A court in central Sweden has been evacuated following a bomb threat, the latest in a series of attacks on justice centres across the country.

Nobel economist tells France to follow Sweden

Nobel economist tells France to follow Sweden

Jean Tirole, the French Nobel Economics laureate for 2014 has urged his home country to follow similar economic reforms to Sweden, as he prepares to pick up his award in Stockholm later this week.

Judge to rule on Dewani honeymoon trial future

Judge to rule on Dewani honeymoon trial future

A South African judge will rule on whether charges that millionaire British businessman Shrien Dewani murdered his bride on their honeymoon should be thrown out of court on Monday.

Support for nationalists swells in Sweden

Support for nationalists swells in Sweden

The number of Swedes intending to vote for the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats has shot up according to a new poll by YouGov released on Monday.

‘I’m one of 300 people in the world with my job’

‘I’m one of 300 people in the world with my job’

For this week’s My Swedish Career, The Local's Mimmi Nilsson chats to Robin Allen, a British flight inspector who recently touched down in Norrköping. With a happy-go-lucky attitude, he says he's 'winging it' in Sweden, but seems to have made a safe landing so far.