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Sweden links with US in 'net-activist alliance'

Sweden links with US in 'net-activist alliance'

Sweden and the United States are in talks to create a common fund to support internet activists as part of a developing alliance between the two countries.

Swedish working week hits historic 26 hour high

Swedish working week hits historic 26 hour high

Swedes are working more hours today than at any point in the last two decades, according to a new study, which found that Swedes today work nearly one hour more per week on average than they did in 2006.

Swedish bank predicts Greek eurozone exit

Swedish bank predicts Greek eurozone exit

Swedish bank SEB wrote in a newsletter on Friday morning that everything points to Greece leaving the eurozone ”within the immediate future” regardless of the results in Sunday's general election.

Swedish bikini models in steamy support video

Swedish bikini models in steamy support video

A Swedish web magazine has released what it claims to be the best thing to happen to Swedish football in years: a “scandalous” and bikini-clad music video in support of Sweden at the Euro 2012 football championships.

Swedish meatballs made easy in Stockholm

Swedish meatballs made easy in Stockholm

Swedes and tourists alike go crazy for Swedish meatballs - and when a Stockholm youth hostel offered lessons on how to make the perfect batch, contributor Susann Eberlein went along to find out more.

Zlatan takes over Big Ben in pre-game tabloid war

Zlatan takes over Big Ben in pre-game tabloid war

Swedish tabloids have launched a host of cheeky attacks on the English ahead of Friday's Euro 2012 clash, including mocking headline mock-ups and a mammoth display of Sweden's Zlatan projected onto London's Big Ben.

Getaway car 'too small' for botched art heist

Getaway car 'too small' for botched art heist

Art thieves in Stockholm escaped police but left their loot behind after a brazen burglary left a man in his sixties without his multi-million kronor paintings.

Manga images 'not child porn': Supreme Court

Manga images 'not child porn': Supreme Court

Japanese manga comics depicting children in sexual poses are not child pornography, Sweden's Supreme Court has ruled, overturning a high-profile conviction of a Swedish translator.

Surgeon removes woman's hip 'by mistake'

Surgeon removes woman's hip 'by mistake'

An experienced surgeon in Gävle in eastern Sweden mistakenly removed the entire hip joint of a healthy 30-year-old woman and left it on the operating table during what was supposed to be a minor procedure to remove a small growth in the hip area.

Match preview: Sweden's crucial England clash

Match preview: Sweden's crucial England clash

Sweden face England on Friday night in their vital second Group D encounter in Kiev. The Local's Joe Lynskey looks at what Erik Hamrén's squad can expect from Roy Hodgson and his side.

Swedish resident shot dead in Sarajevo

A 55-year-old resident of central Sweden was gunned down outside his rental property in Sarajevo late on Wednesday night after what police believe to be a botched burglary attempt.