Lego looters on the loose in Sweden

Lego looters on the loose in Sweden

Thieves with an unusual speciality appear to be on the loose in Sweden, after thousands of kronor worth of Lego was stolen from a store over two nights.

Why a Swedish billionaire is giving away millions to help save the world

Why a Swedish billionaire is giving away millions to help save the world

"It's probably a combination of being a bit naïve and an optimist. But we've been able to send people to the moon and get them back, why shouldn't we be able to address the risks we face today?"

Why companies like Amazon love Stockholm
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Why companies like Amazon love Stockholm

By now you may have heard that Sweden is the best country in the world to do business in. But do you know why?

Manchester United cancel Stockholm press conference

Manchester United cancel Stockholm press conference

"Due to the tragic events in Manchester last night and the effect that this has had on everyone here at our club and within our city, we have decided to cancel this evening's pre-match press conference in Stockholm."

European Commission urges Sweden to tackle housing crisis

European Commission urges Sweden to tackle housing crisis

Persistent house price growth and continuous increases in household debt put Sweden's economic growth at risk, the European Commission has warned.

Additional security measures for Manchester United Europa League final in Stockholm already in place: UEFA

Additional security measures for Manchester United Europa League final in Stockholm already in place: UEFA

"UEFA hs been closely working with local authorities and Swedish FA for many months and the terrorist risk had been taken into account since the very beginning of the project."

Manchester attack ‘breaks the heart of everyone with human empathy’: Swedish PM Löfven

Manchester attack ‘breaks the heart of everyone with human empathy’: Swedish PM Löfven

"This was a brutal and senseless act that breaks the heart of everyone with any human empathy."

Deregulation and freedom of choice have hurt Sweden’s schools: Pisa head

Deregulation and freedom of choice have hurt Sweden’s schools: Pisa head

But some positive steps have been taken to improve the situation, OECD education boss Andreas Schleicher thinks.

15 highlights for summer 2017 in Sweden

15 highlights for summer 2017 in Sweden

Wondering what to do this summer in Sweden? Luckily, The Local contributor Miriam Bade has picked out 15 of the absolute highlights across the country.