Sweden doctor in huge measles court case win

Sweden doctor in huge measles court case win

A doctor in Sweden is set for a €100,000 payout (933,000 kronor) after a German court resolved a bizarre dispute over the very existence of the measles virus.

New bird flu case is confirmed in Sweden

New bird flu case is confirmed in Sweden

Two swans found dead in Stockholm carried a strain of the bird flu virus, Sweden's Board of Agriculture (Jordbruksverket) has confirmed.

Happy elderly Swedes are ‘eternal teenagers’

Happy elderly Swedes are ‘eternal teenagers’

Swedes are among the happiest people in Europe, according to new research. And happiest of all in the Nordic nation is the older rock 'n' roll generation in their 60s and 70s. The Local caught up with a couple of experts to find out why.

Sweden joins Europe’s glimpse of solar eclipse

Sweden joins Europe’s glimpse of solar eclipse

People gathered across Sweden to witness the first solar eclipse in Europe for years on Friday morning, although cloudy skies muted the spectacle's impact in many places.

Sweden hit by third day of Lufthansa chaos

Sweden hit by third day of Lufthansa chaos

More than 20 flights between Sweden and Germany have been cancelled as Lufthansa pilots stage a walkout for a third day, continuing a month of travel chaos for Scandinavian passengers who have also been affected by strikes by two other airlines.

Sweden’s feminists launch in Norway

Sweden’s feminists launch in Norway

Sweden’s Feminist Initiative party, which came within a whisker of entering parliament in last September’s election, is to launch in Norway on Monday, fielding candidates for municipal elections in Oslo and Bergen.

Ecuador sees ‘light’ in Julian Assange case

Ecuador sees ‘light’ in Julian Assange case

The surprise offer by Swedish prosecutors to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at Ecuador's London embassy over rape allegations last week offers a clear breakthrough in the deadlocked case, Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino has said.