Danish Football Union cancels women’s World Cup qualifier against Sweden over contract dispute

Danish Football Union cancels women’s World Cup qualifier against Sweden over contract dispute

In an unprecedented step, Denmark’s football association has cancelled a World Cup qualifier against neighbour Sweden scheduled for this Friday due to a dispute over players’ terms.

Swedish university launches digital archive of Nazi concentration camp survivor testimonies

Swedish university launches digital archive of Nazi concentration camp survivor testimonies

A digital archive of over 500 survivors’ testimonies from a Nazi concentration camp will be launched in the southern Swedish city of Lund later this week.

Swedish sport headlines hit gender equality milestone

Swedish sport headlines hit gender equality milestone

Sweden's most high-profile sportswomen have hit the headlines just as much as their male counterparts in the past year, a first for Swedish sport journalism.

Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallström calls for ‘action’ on sex crimes

Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallström calls for ‘action’ on sex crimes

Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallström has hailed the social media campaign 'MeToo' which aims to draw attention to sex assault and harassment around the world, and called for action.

Swedish woman dies in Greenpeace plane crash

Swedish woman dies in Greenpeace plane crash

A Swedish woman has died in a plane crash in Brazil.

Police station damaged by blast in southern Sweden

Police station damaged by blast in southern Sweden

A police station in the southern Swedish city of Helsingborg was hit by a powerful explosion in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

How to talk about the weather with Swedes
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How to talk about the weather with Swedes

The Local's vocabulary guide to some of Sweden's most essential weather words and sayings.

Swedish diplomat Dag Hammarskjöld may have been killed in air attack: study

Swedish diplomat Dag Hammarskjöld may have been killed in air attack: study

UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld was killed in a mysterious 1961 plane crash in central Africa.