Swedish oil bosses quizzed in six-year human rights probe

Swedish oil bosses quizzed in six-year human rights probe

Bosses at Swedish oil company Lundin Petroleum are suspected of being complicit in alleged human rights abuses in South Sudan.

‘My name is Sami and I am a proud Swede – it hurts when people say I’m not Swedish’

‘My name is Sami and I am a proud Swede – it hurts when people say I’m not Swedish’

Sami Hotait, a 16-year-old high-school student from Malmö, is tired of being asked where he’s ‘really’ from. Here he tells The Local Voices why he won’t let his inquisitors define him.

‘White powder’ sent to Borås court house was cocoa

‘White powder’ sent to Borås court house was cocoa

UPDATED: Mystery powder sparking a scare at the court house in Borås on Monday turned out to be cocoa powder.

Swedes hope to rebuild burned-down yule goat

Swedes hope to rebuild burned-down yule goat

Could Gävle town's giant arson victim rise from the ashes before Christmas?

Could Pokémon Go tech teach immigrants Swedish?

Could Pokémon Go tech teach immigrants Swedish?

It's hoped that a new app using similar tech to the Nintendo game will help foreigners take less time to learn Swedish.

82 percent of tech cash goes to male entrepreneurs

82 percent of tech cash goes to male entrepreneurs

A new report sheds light on a gender divide in the Swedish startup world.

Swede wakes up with neighbour’s roof in his garden

Swede wakes up with neighbour’s roof in his garden

'Is anyone missing a metal roof after last night's storm? I have an extra one in the garden.'

What holiday story do YOU want to read on The Local Voices?

What holiday story do YOU want to read on The Local Voices?

We're inviting you, our readers, to help us create our year-end holiday feature story. Find out how.

Sweden’s Christmas goat burned down on opening day

Sweden’s Christmas goat burned down on opening day

2016's edition of the famous Gävle goat is no more, after it was burned down on inauguration day.

‘I created this Stockholm podcast because I needed it’

‘I created this Stockholm podcast because I needed it’

Meet Erin Bonnier, 34, who runs the website and podcast Stockholm Lokal about the capital, culture and being an American in Sweden.