New EU tax plot despite Sweden criticism

New EU tax plot despite Sweden criticism

A new plan for a revamped financial transactions tax (FTT) across 11 members of the Eurozone has been mooted by Austria and France - despite opposition to the concept from Sweden and the UK.

Third aid worker from Sweden in Ebola scare

Third aid worker from Sweden in Ebola scare

A Swedish aid worker is being prepped to return home after a potential Ebola contamination in West Africa, the third to be recalled from the region where the deadly virus is still spreading.

Afghan student ‘escaped’ on secret Swedish plane

Afghan student ‘escaped’ on secret Swedish plane

Sweden's former Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has admitted that he helped an Afghan student escape from Kabul in 2009 by sneaking him on to a Swedish government plane.

Princess Madeleine linked to US tax scandal

Princess Madeleine linked to US tax scandal

Chris O'Neill, the British-American financier husband of Sweden's Princess Madeleine, is reportedly being chased for unpaid taxes and debts of almost 350,000 kronor ($43,030) in New York.

How to shine at your Swedish job interview

How to shine at your Swedish job interview

Even getting a job interview can be an achievement, particularly if you're a foreigner in Sweden. So when you get that interview, what do you do to really stand out?

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Jan. 29: Seminar on innovation from imitation (Linköping)

Dozens of Roma beggars ‘helped’ to move home

Dozens of Roma beggars ‘helped’ to move home

Around 60 Roma migrants living in southern Sweden are going home, after Romania promised financial help on their return.

Catcam busts Swedish burglars in Norrköping

Catcam busts Swedish burglars in Norrköping

A Swedish woman keeping an eye on her cats via a webcam in her apartment caught burglars in the act on Wednesday and tipped off the police, who arrested them.

‘The most energetic night Stockholm’s ever seen’

‘The most energetic night Stockholm’s ever seen’

On Saturday, Stockholm hosts what is being called Europe's largest fight night event in history. The Local spoke to David Allen from the Ultimate Fighting Championship's management team about the upcoming epic night.

Grenade and ‘Russian flares’ on Swedish island

Grenade and ‘Russian flares’ on Swedish island

Police have blown up what they’ve called a 'military object' on a beach on Öland, a Swedish island in the Baltic Sea, where suspected 'Russian flares' have also been spotted.

State of Ikea founder’s home raises eyebrows

State of Ikea founder’s home raises eyebrows

The former Swiss home of Swedish Ikea founder and multi-billionaire Ingvar Kamprad is for sale but the house itself is apparently worthless, according to media reports.