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Rabbit fever: Hundreds infected as outbreak grows in Sweden

Rabbit fever: Hundreds infected as outbreak grows in Sweden

Swedish health authorities have warned an outbreak of rabbit fever is expected to grow, with hundreds of people affected so far.

Six myths about the Swedish language (and why they're untrue)

Six myths about the Swedish language (and why they're untrue)

So, you want to learn Swedish? To help you make sure you know what you're getting into, we've looked into some of the most pernicious myths about the language (with help from The Local's readers), from exactly how difficult it is to master to the confusion over a certain Muppet.

Sweden's largest free newspaper, Metro, confirms shutdown

Sweden's largest free newspaper, Metro, confirms shutdown

Sweden's biggest free newspaper, Metro, has announced it is closing down all its journalistic activities after long-term financial struggles.

Sweden's crayfish season begins: Here's what you need to know

Sweden's crayfish season begins: Here's what you need to know

The crayfish season in Sweden has begun, so here's a quick introduction to the fishy tradition.

Autumn has arrived in northern Sweden

Autumn has arrived in northern Sweden

It will soon be time for people in Sweden to pack away their summer clothes and start preparing for cooler weather and shorter days. Autumn is already here, at least in the northern mountain regions.