Pirate Bay founder to appeal domain ruling

Pirate Bay founder to appeal domain ruling

One of the Swedish Pirate Bay founders will appeal a court ruling to let the state seize two domains used by the controversial file-sharing site, his lawyer has told a Swedish daily.

Russian veterans in Nazi attack on Swedish Ikea

Russian veterans in Nazi attack on Swedish Ikea

A group of Moscow veterans has lashed out at Ikea, accusing the Swedish furniture giant of deliberately destroying war memorials in a move to help Nazi ideology take hold in Russia.

Brits in Sweden will get to vote in EU referendum

Brits in Sweden will get to vote in EU referendum

British nationals who have been living in Sweden for less than 15 years will be allowed to vote in the EU referendum, while most citizens from other EU countries who are living in the UK will have no say on whether the nation in the European Union, the British government has announced.

Sweden’s bid to speed foreigners into work

Sweden’s bid to speed foreigners into work

A new fast-track scheme's been proposed to help foreign skilled workers find employment more quickly in Sweden. The plans, which were presented by the Swedish government on Monday, could come into effect within a year.

Avicii confirms DJ set at Sweden’s royal wedding

Avicii confirms DJ set at Sweden’s royal wedding

Sweden's most famous DJ has confirmed he is set to play at the wedding of Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist next month after befriending King Carl XVI Gustaf's son in Ibiza last year.

Stories from Gothenburg:  Where vision becomes reality

Stories from Gothenburg: Where vision becomes reality

The year is coming to an end, and NFGL member Artem Gumeniuk reflects upon the Gothenburg network's activities - including a fascinating tour of a futuristic, sustainable cityscape.

Sweden hosts giant global ‘war’ air challenge

Sweden hosts giant global ‘war’ air challenge

The Arctic Challenge Exercise (ACE 2015) is taking place in northern Sweden with more than 3600 military staff from nine countries practising how they might work together during war.

‘Stockholm is the prettiest city in Europe’

‘Stockholm is the prettiest city in Europe’

In this week's My Swedish Career feature, we meet a Kiwi teacher who relocated to Stockholm and became a semi-professional globetrotter. The Local speaks to Joshua Goddard just after he completed his grand tour of Europe.

Hero neighbour rescues young boy in window fall

Hero neighbour rescues young boy in window fall

A six-year-old boy who fell out of a third floor apartment’s window in Västervik in southern Sweden was saved by a neighbour.