Sweden asked to help US in global Isis fight

Sweden asked to help US in global Isis fight

Sweden's Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist has been contacted by the US government, asking for support in the fight against the extremist group Isis, also known as IS.

Why Stockholm startups ‘have it all’ for Millennials
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Why Stockholm startups ‘have it all’ for Millennials

Dedicated, creative Millennials are flocking from all corners of the world to join Stockhom's startup scene. So what's the big deal? We asked - they answered.

Tent camp fails to open as asylum cases drop

Tent camp fails to open as asylum cases drop

Sweden's first tent accommodation for refugees will not open as planned on Tuesday, with officials telling The Local that not enough appropriate guests had been found in time for the scheduled launch.

Mass Swedish study links autism to mothers

Mass Swedish study links autism to mothers

Children born to mothers with a hormonal imbalance run a much higher risk of developing autism, according to a huge study released by Sweden's Karolinska Institute, which looked at children born in the Nordic nation over two decades.

Sweden set to ditch Öresund Bridge closure

Sweden set to ditch Öresund Bridge closure

UPDATED: Plans for new laws that would allow the Öresund Bridge between Sweden and Denmark to be closed in a crisis situation look set to be scrapped by the Swedish government.

Missing Swedish ‘Isis’ girl avoids Austria police

Missing Swedish ‘Isis’ girl avoids Austria police

Police in Austria have said a 17-year-old girl from Sweden who was arrested in Vienna while allegedly on her way to join Isis is not suspected of any crimes in the central European country.

Southern Sweden to finally catch winter chill

Southern Sweden to finally catch winter chill

Sweden is so far enjoying record warm winter temperatures for this time of year. But the December chill is waiting just around the corner, meteorologists have warned.

‘Dinner party’ murder suspect goes to court

‘Dinner party’ murder suspect goes to court

A man arrested after an alleged stabbing at a family home in western Sweden is appearing in court, as police remain tight-lipped about the mystery attack which left one person dead and two others injured.

Swedes predict death of smartphone in five years

Swedes predict death of smartphone in five years

Artificial intelligence could soon start planning your life, with smartphones disappearing within the next five years, according to consumer research by Swedish tech giant Ericsson.

First trains roll through Swedish scandal tunnel

First trains roll through Swedish scandal tunnel

The first trains are set to see the light at the end of Sweden's most infamous tunnel – following a series of delays and environmental scandals since construction began more than two decades ago.

Police probe shooting at Stockholm nightclub

Police probe shooting at Stockholm nightclub

UPDATED: Swedish police are investigating after a man fired a series of shots at an iconic nightclub in central Stockholm's party district in the early hours of Tuesday.

‘Scrap border checks on bridge to Denmark’

‘Scrap border checks on bridge to Denmark’

Sweden's tightened border controls on the Öresund bridge is a blow to growth in one of the country's most vibrant regions, write Stefan Müchler and Per Tryding of the southern Swedish Chamber of Commerce.