Sweden releases second man held over Stockholm attack: no longer a suspect

Sweden releases second man held over Stockholm attack: no longer a suspect

Sweden on Tuesday released a second suspect held in connection with the deadly Stockholm truck attack earlier this month, prosecutors said.

Russian radio spread ‘fake interview’ about mental health in Sweden

Russian radio spread ‘fake interview’ about mental health in Sweden

Some Russian media outlets are reporting on a wave of mental illness sweeping across Sweden, referring to made-up figures and a faked interview with the director-general of the Swedish Social Insurance Agency, a spokesperson has told The Local.

EU antitrust watchdogs raid Swedish telecom groups

EU antitrust watchdogs raid Swedish telecom groups

The European Commission on Tuesday said it had carried out surprise inspections at four major Swedish mobile telecommunication companies, which it suspects of having breached EU antitrust rules.

17 arrests in biggest ever Swedish child porn raid

17 arrests in biggest ever Swedish child porn raid

Seventeen people have been arrested following raids against 50 suspected online paedophiles, in what has been described as the biggest police effort against child porn in Swedish history.

‘Facebook rape video’ trio sentenced to prison

‘Facebook rape video’ trio sentenced to prison

Three men have been sentenced to prison in connection with the rape of a woman in Uppsala, which was broadcast live on Facebook.

Professionals offer revealing career advice to Stockholm International School students
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Professionals offer revealing career advice to Stockholm International School students

Did you know what you wanted to do with your life when you were 14 years old? Maybe – but probably not. But luckily students at Stockholm International School get career guidance from international CEOs, UN committee board members, foreign ministry officials, entrepreneurs, and more.

Volvo cheers profit boost thanks to strong European demand

Volvo cheers profit boost thanks to strong European demand

Swedish truck makers Volvo notched up a larger than expected profit boost on Tuesday thanks to strong demand in Europe and Japan.

Ericsson makes expected hefty loss

Ericsson makes expected hefty loss

Swedish telecom giant Ericsson reported a net loss of 10.9 billion kronor ($1.2 billion) in the first quarter of 2017.

How to get the dream tech job you always wanted
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How to get the dream tech job you always wanted

Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.

Surely the spring weather can’t get much worse? Sweden: Hold my beer

Surely the spring weather can’t get much worse? Sweden: Hold my beer

The surprise return of winter to Sweden was expected to continue on Tuesday, with forecasters warning that up to 20 centimetres of snow could fall on the east coast north of Stockholm.

‘My son is not a terrorist,’ says mother of second suspect in Stockholm attack

‘My son is not a terrorist,’ says mother of second suspect in Stockholm attack

A woman has spoken of the moment police arrested her son in connection with the deadly Stockholm truck attack.

Opinion: ‘This is not the Sweden I’m proud of’

Opinion: ‘This is not the Sweden I’m proud of’

Sweden has in recent years allowed racists to stretch the boundaries of what is considered acceptable, argues musician Petter Askergren.