Swedish operators cut rail service on bridge

Swedish operators cut rail service on bridge

UPDATED: A Swedish public transport operator has said it will cancel all trains from Copenhagen's central railway station to Malmö when Sweden's controversial ID checks come into force on January 4th.

Sweden’s baby prince gets visit from Santa

Sweden’s baby prince gets visit from Santa

Sweden's youngest member of the royal family has wished everyone a happy Christmas in a message published on social media by his mother, Princess Madeleine, who lives in London.

What refugees are doing to find jobs in Stockholm
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What refugees are doing to find jobs in Stockholm

With the influx of refugees to Sweden dominating headlines in recent months, The Local catches up with a few refugees who’ve found work in Stockholm to hear how they found success in the Swedish capital.

Historic child grave dug up at Swedish church

Historic child grave dug up at Swedish church

Swedish construction workers have stumbled on a well-preserved burial chamber containing around 20 coffins, including children's, while refurbishing a church in Munka Ljungby in southern Sweden.

Why Sweden’s economy is set to boom in 2016

Why Sweden’s economy is set to boom in 2016

Sweden's economy is set to grow in the new year, despite a housing shortage, the refugee crisis and negative interest rates. The Local's August Håkansson spoke to financial experts to find out why.

‘Christmas is a cruel time for lonely Swedes’

‘Christmas is a cruel time for lonely Swedes’

Alexandra Charles, founder of Sweden's non-profit women's health organization '1.6 million club', explains why she thinks that Christmas is a cruel holiday for those who are lonely in the Nordic nation.

Fresh glimpse of new film about Zlatan’s life

Fresh glimpse of new film about Zlatan’s life

The trailer of a documentary shedding new light on Swedish star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's journey from talented-but-cocky teenager in Malmö to global football stardom hopes to score with fans.

Chicks on the run after road crash in Sweden

Chicks on the run after road crash in Sweden

UPDATED: Drivers were told to watch out for chickens roaming the E4 motorway in southern Sweden, which was closed for hours after a poultry truck rolled over.