Stockholm’s Citybanan commuter line shut down ‘until further notice’

Stockholm’s Citybanan commuter line shut down ‘until further notice’

Stockholm's commuter trains are currently using an old route through the city instead.

Could Zlatan come out of retirement for 2018 World Cup?

Could Zlatan come out of retirement for 2018 World Cup?

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In depth: Why is Sweden deporting its foreign professionals?
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In depth: Why is Sweden deporting its foreign professionals?

International workers have been hard hit by bureaucratic residence permit rules. The Local takes a closer look at why Sweden needs to act before it's too late.

Breastfeeding does not protect against hay fever or asthma, Swedish study suggests

Breastfeeding does not protect against hay fever or asthma, Swedish study suggests

Breastfeeding does not protect against asthma and allergies, and may increase the risk of developing hay fever and eczema, according to a recent study by Swedish researchers.

Swedes rally to save famous white elk from being shot

Swedes rally to save famous white elk from being shot

Tens of thousands of people have signed a record-breaking petition to save Sweden's viral white elk from death.

Five US expat tax nightmares and how to avoid them
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Five US expat tax nightmares and how to avoid them

Don’t let bad dreams about the IRS have you waking up in a cold sweat.

Sweden’s most expensive house sells for 125 million kronor

Sweden’s most expensive house sells for 125 million kronor

The most expensive house in Sweden has just been sold for 125 million kronor, equivalent to about $15 million.

Ebenezer Scrooge: ‘Why I hate Swedish Christmas’
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Ebenezer Scrooge: ‘Why I hate Swedish Christmas’

Five quick questions with Ebenezer Scrooge, who’s in Stockholm performing in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol until 31st December.

Sweden ranked top for sustainable competitiveness

Sweden ranked top for sustainable competitiveness

Sweden has been ranked top of an index assessing social, environmental and economic development, with the other four Scandinavian nations completing the top five.

Gothenburg braces for EU social summit

Gothenburg braces for EU social summit

Fair jobs and growth are on the agenda when heads of government and senior EU officials meet in Gothenburg on Friday. But travel chaos is expected in the city, with several roads being closed off for the occasion.

Watch: Sweden celebrate reaching World Cup – by crashing a TV studio

Watch: Sweden celebrate reaching World Cup – by crashing a TV studio

On live TV.