#AdventCalendar: The strange things that happen in Sweden at 3pm on Christmas Eve
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#AdventCalendar: The strange things that happen in Sweden at 3pm on Christmas Eve

Each day of December up until Christmas Eve, The Local is sharing the story behind a surprising Swedish fact as part of our own Advent calendar.

Swedish sect murder case set to feature in HBO documentary

Swedish sect murder case set to feature in HBO documentary

Slow TV project follows Sweden’s elk for 450 hours

Slow TV project follows Sweden’s elk for 450 hours

What you need to know about the first Swedish-language Netflix original series

What you need to know about the first Swedish-language Netflix original series

Amazon to make big-budget TV show based on Swedish artist’s hit dystopian books

Amazon to make big-budget TV show based on Swedish artist’s hit dystopian books

Six addictive Swedish TV series to binge-watch that aren’t Nordic noir

Six addictive Swedish TV series to binge-watch that aren’t Nordic noir

The Bridge season four: What the first reviews say about the Nordic Noir finale

The Bridge season four: What the first reviews say about the Nordic Noir finale

What do TV viewing habits reveal about political preferences in Sweden?

What do TV viewing habits reveal about political preferences in Sweden?

Sweden moves towards scrapping its TV licence

Sweden moves towards scrapping its TV licence

‘Sweden is the perfect country for me – and for lots of people’

‘Sweden is the perfect country for me – and for lots of people’

VIDEO: Watch the first trailer for the final season of The Bridge

VIDEO: Watch the first trailer for the final season of The Bridge

Premiere date for The Bridge final season revealed

Premiere date for The Bridge final season revealed

Sweden sitcom pulled over ‘craptastical’ ratings

Sweden sitcom pulled over ‘craptastical’ ratings

Court: TV licence fees don’t apply to computers

Court: TV licence fees don’t apply to computers

‘The Office’ star tackles Swedish bad cop role

‘The Office’ star tackles Swedish bad cop role

Bridge star amazed with show’s UK success

Bridge star amazed with show’s UK success

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Film turn-off – TV turned off

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TV blackout misses docusoaps

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Eurovision – it hurts

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Two million join singalong

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Luvvies’ tiff

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Skansen singalong slated

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Golden times indeed

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Director slams Swedish TV

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Trouble on the box

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Swedish Television discovers rare Hendrix tapes

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Swedish film directors vent fury over ad breaks

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Reality TV “star” in fake rape scam

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TV violence rules to be tightened

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Swedish TV rethinks reality shows

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SVT1 wins 2004 ratings battle

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SVT defiant over ad: we expected Italian reaction

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Government considers new TV advertising format

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Stockholm house-hunters turn to British TV show

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TV4 to invest in drama

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Swedish TV channel to transmit from Finland

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Gotland goes digital

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Stockholm Syndrome: The anonymity of fame

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Brit leads Swedes on the dancefloor

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TV4 and SF to offer TV and film online

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MTG to launch TV6

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Parties doubtful over TV advertising

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Commission allows jokes about ‘king’s affairs’

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TV ads break copyright law

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Filip and Fredrik dominate TV awards

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Eva Hamilton takes top job in Swedish Television

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EU sues Sweden over digital TV monopoly

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Markus is Sweden’s new Idol

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Storm grows over Swedish TV’s Castro night

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Swedish humour: you’re joking?

Swedish TV talent show to find Monty Python’s next leading lady

Swedish TV talent show to find Monty Python’s next leading lady

Sweden completes digital TV transition

Sweden completes digital TV transition

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Broadband and TV fight for frequencies

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Hollywood writers’ dispute reaches Sweden

Swedes paying TV licence fees in droves

Swedes paying TV licence fees in droves

Supreme Court: commercial breaks violate copyright laws

Supreme Court: commercial breaks violate copyright laws

Do you know who I am?

Do you know who I am?

Swedish inmates complain over ‘poor TV’

Swedish inmates complain over ‘poor TV’

‘The Office’ breeds with Swedish sitcom in world’s first ‘spin-make’

‘The Office’ breeds with Swedish sitcom in world’s first ‘spin-make’

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Nude TV contestant charged for violence

Swedish TV to take on Stephen Fry’s QI

Swedish TV to take on Stephen Fry’s QI

Rain sees more Swedes shop for electronics

Rain sees more Swedes shop for electronics

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Swedish service launches ‘Spotify for TV’

Stockholm TV thieves in robbery blunder

Stockholm TV thieves in robbery blunder

US men date 60 Swedish women in new TV show

US men date 60 Swedish women in new TV show

Swedes ditch downloads for illegal streaming

Swedes ditch downloads for illegal streaming

Swedish TV pirate slapped with hefty fine

Swedish TV pirate slapped with hefty fine

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Sweden loses EU booze ad fight