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The Local's guide to the Swedish parties' election promises

The Local's guide to the Swedish parties' election promises

With only days to go to Sunday's Swedish parliamentary election, The Local has taken a closer look at what the main parties vow to do in exchange for your vote.

How Swedish women won the right to vote

How Swedish women won the right to vote

With days to go to the Swedish election, The Local's contributor Victoria Martínez tells the story of how Swedish women won the right to vote.

Wildfires and migrants: the issues defining the Swedish election

Wildfires and migrants: the issues defining the Swedish election

OPINION: Anamaria Dutceac Segesten, senior lecturer in European studies at Lund University, examines the issues grabbing headlines ahead of the Swedish election.

Danish submarine killer appeals life sentence

Danish submarine killer appeals life sentence

Danish inventor Peter Madsen, locked up for life for murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall, is seeking a reduced jail term.

Who is Jimmie Åkesson, the architect of Sweden's rising far-right?

Who is Jimmie Åkesson, the architect of Sweden's rising far-right?

How did Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson succeed in attracting mainstream voters to his fringe party with neo-Nazi roots?

Swedish election: politicians, where's the vision?
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Swedish election: politicians, where's the vision?

A bigger vision for Sweden is missing from the election campaign, writes Swedish tech star and startup founder Johan Attby in this opinion piece.