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Violent upbringing and feeling of hopelessness leaves kids vulnerable to Islamic extremism: Swedish report
A new report looking at how children in Sweden are pulled into violent Islamic extremism shows that they often live with the presence of violence and a feeling of hopelessness in their everyday lives.
The idea of getting the military involved was floated when Sweden's political leaders debated how to combat problems with gang crime in the country.
With the likes of Wonder Woman, Dunkirk, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and Star Wars: The Last Jedi released, 2017 was a huge year for blockbusters, and the big-hitters grossed billions at box-offices across the globe.
We asked The Local's readers to share your top tips for how to get over the post-holiday blues. Here's what you said.
More and more dads claim their share of Sweden's parental leave, according to fresh figures.
Driving is a great way to explore Sweden, and in many parts of the country, having a car will make life much easier. But it's crucial to make sure you're doing things legally. Here's everything you need to know about driving licences in Sweden.
With only 3,000 speakers confined to a small area of Dalarna County, Sweden's ancient forest language Elfdalian is undoubtedly unique. Now, experts in the tongue have picked out 10 key phrases for The Local so we can all do a little to help keep it alive.
The world's first "Klingon tourist centre" is set to open in Sweden, in a collaboration between a Stockholm theatre and an organization which calls itself the Klingon Institute of Cultural Exchange.
Swedes are increasingly worried about crime, and women are more concerned about it than men, according to new figures from the country's National Council on Crime Prevention (Brå).
Danish prosecutors on Tuesday formally charged inventor Peter Madsen with last year's murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, whose dismembered body parts were found at sea after she interviewed him on his homemade submarine.
Hollywood icon Greta Garbo's villa in Sweden is now up for grabs for a minimum of 32 million kronor ($3.9 million).
Ericsson announced write-downs of 14.2 billion kronor ($1.8 billion) on Tuesday, as well as a one-billion non-cash charge as a result of US tax reforms.
Prince William and Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge will meet two of Sweden's biggest Hollywood stars and learn about Swedish sport, design and research during their forthcoming visit to the country.
Meteorologists warned of traffic chaos in Sweden on Tuesday due to heavy snow and wind.
Around ten people with links to Isis returned to Sweden last year after travelling to the terror organization's areas in Syria or Iraq, according to the head of the Swedish security police.
Swedish clothing giant H&M's stores in South Africa remain temporarily closed after the doors were shut in response to unrest over an ad that provoked racism accusations.
Sweden could soon become the first country to launch its own cryptocurrency, an analyst at HSBC has predicted.
Sweden is to create a new public authority tasked with countering disinformation and boosting the population's resilience in the face of possible influence operations.