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Sweden's favourite Christmas glögg gets an Indian twist

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:12
Sweden's most famous mulled wine has presented its 2017 Christmas edition, and this year it comes with a taste of India.

Three ex-Telia bosses charged with bribery in Uzbekistan probe

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 04:26
Three former bosses of Telia have been charged in Sweden with serious bribery in connection with the telecom giant's controversial business activities in Uzbekistan.

Fewer rape investigations are being solved in Sweden, new stats suggest

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 03:09
Fewer rapes have been solved in Sweden so far in 2017 than by the same stage a year before, new figures from the country's National Council on Crime Prevention (Brå) suggest.

Missing bookseller Gui Minhai's daughter vows to keep fighting for her dad

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 02:11
The daughter of Hong Kong-based bookseller Gui Minhai, a Swedish national, has said she will not give up her fight for his release from Chinese custody.

Tom Hanks to star in remake of Swedish best-seller 'A Man Called Ove'

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 01:22
Tom Hanks is set to star in the US adaptation of Swedish movie 'A Man Called Ove', about Saab-driving curmudgeon Ove who has his heart opened by his new Iranian neighbour.

'Most wanted' fugitive sought by Sweden arrested in Austria

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 23:39
A 39-year-old man who was on the run from Swedish authorities has been arrested in Vienna, Europol has announced.

Passengers 'lucky' to escape injury after bus is shot at in Malmö

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 22:40
Passengers were "lucky" to escape without injuries after a bus with several people on board was shot at in Malmö.

Swedish telecom firm Telia to settle bribery case involving billions in payments to Uzbek official

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 22:00
Swedish telecom firm Telia will pay fines of nearly $1 billion to settle a bribery case brought by US, Swedish and Dutch authorities, the US Justice Department announced on Thursday.

Recipe: Duck breast with lingonberry sauce

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 21:59
It is lingonberry season! Food writer John Duxbury pairs duck with this Swedish cuisine essential.

MEPs urge Spain to release Swedish-Turkish writer Hamza Yalcin

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:11
Nine Swedish members of the European Parliament have written to Spain's prime minister and justice minister, demanding the release of Swedish-Turkish journalist Hamza Yalcin.

Danish family smuggled 69 dogs, 10 horses and 4 goats to Sweden

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 07:34
A Danish family of four have been found guilty of smuggling after they moved from Denmark to Sweden and brought their 83 animals without the proper paperwork.

Swedish security police investigate terror threat in Stockholm

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 03:10
Sweden's security police are investigating a terror threat made against Stockholm.

Summer heat to return to Sweden sooner than you think

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 02:31
After what seemed like a miserably cold and damp summer, it looks like Sweden is about to get a last chance to enjoy some sunshine before the winter season moves in.

Human rights group appeals move to introduce Sweden's first begging ban

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:55
A human rights organization has launched an appeal against a potential begging ban that moved one step closer to becoming the first of its kind in Sweden after a county council gave its approval.

Sweden's Foreign Minister Wallström awarded UN prize for gender equality work

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:17
Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallström has been awarded a prize by a United Nations agency for her work on gender equality.

Swedish PM Löfven hits out at Gothenburg neo-Nazi march

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 22:36
Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has criticised a neo-Nazi march through Gothenburg, saying it is time to think about how to counteract extremist forces in the country.

How to get Swedish citizenship or stay permanently in Sweden

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 21:59
Like Sweden so much you want to stay forever – or even become a Swede? The process can seem daunting, so in an effort to help, The Local has summarized what you need to know about getting Swedish citizenship or the right to stay in Sweden permanently.

Meet the Swede who went undercover for a whole year with the alt-right in the US and UK

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:40
Swedish student Patrik Hermansson, 25, talks to The Local about what he learned when he went undercover for a year with the international alt-right movement.

The Local's Swedish film of the month: Cries and Whispers

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 03:38
Film writer Peter Larkin reviews Ingmar Bergman's film Cries and Whispers.

Gothenburg and Malmö voted among world's friendliest cities

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 03:14
The two Swedish cities were ranked among the world's top-15 friendliest cities by an international travel magazine.

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