Cancer patient ‘sent home to die’ gets last-minute operation

Cancer patient ‘sent home to die’ gets last-minute operation

Solbritt Björkstrand's original operation was cancelled by the University Hospital of Umeå a day before it was due to take place.

Study: Sweden Europe’s most positive on non-EU migration

Study: Sweden Europe’s most positive on non-EU migration

Swedes have more positive attitudes towards immigration from non-EU countries than any other member state, a new study shows.

Refugees cycled 250 km to protest against Sweden’s new asylum laws

Refugees cycled 250 km to protest against Sweden’s new asylum laws

Organizers and protestors told The Local Voices how the new laws will affect them.

Alicia Vikander tricks Swedes on ‘The Swedish Number’

Alicia Vikander tricks Swedes on ‘The Swedish Number’

'Can I meet Alicia Vikander if I go to Sweden?' the Oscar winner asks one random Swede.

This Swedish fireman rescued a sheep in his underwear

This Swedish fireman rescued a sheep in his underwear

"It was nothing spectacular," the hero told The Local.

Malmö to host global skateboard championship
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Malmö to host global skateboard championship

On August 20th skateboarders from around the world will visit Malmö for the Vans Park Series World Championship Final. The Local finds out how Malmö became a heaven for skateboarding.

Swedish bus driver fired for hitting asylum seeker

Swedish bus driver fired for hitting asylum seeker

A Swedish bus driver who was caught on camera hitting and kicking a passenger has been fired.

Sweden delays sending back Erdogan dissenters

Sweden delays sending back Erdogan dissenters

The Swedish migration authority says it needs further information on the political situation in Turkey before assessing asylum seekers with ties to the opposition from last month's failed coup.

Swedish questions over Russia summit invitation

Swedish questions over Russia summit invitation

Russia reportedly wants Nato, including non-Nato members Sweden and Finland, to come to a meeting in Moscow. But Sweden says it has received no invitation.

‘If Donald Trump wins I’m moving back to Sweden’

‘If Donald Trump wins I’m moving back to Sweden’

Swedish Hollywood actor Joel Kinnaman may have starred in House of Cards. But if Donald Trump becomes president, the actor said he will quit the US.

18 mistakes foreigners make when first moving to Sweden

18 mistakes foreigners make when first moving to Sweden

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