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Massive show of support for refugee youths protesting Sweden's Afghanistan deportations

957 |  |  2017-08-19
TheLocals · News

Some 1000 people on Saturday joined the Afghan youths who are holding a sit-down protest in Stockholm against Sweden's deportations to A...

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The first snow of the season just fell in Sweden

193 |  |  2017-08-17
TheLocals · News

The first snow of the season has fallen in northern Sweden, but most of the country still remains flake-free.

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

130 |  |  2017-08-18
TheLocals · News

The writer behind Swedish-Danish crime drama hit 'The Bridge' has revealed more details about what's in store for Saga Norén – as v...

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Sweden rejects 'world's oldest refugee's' asylum application

95 |  |  2017-08-18
TheLocals · News

Bibihal Uzbeki, 106, travelled to Sweden from Afghanistan with her family to seek asylum. She has now been told to leave after her applic...

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Relative 'used scissors to stab victim's neck' in suspected honour killing in Sweden

28 |  |  2017-08-17
TheLocals · News

A man in central Sweden has been accused of murder after a younger family member was stabbed to death in a suspected honour-related killing.

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Terror situation in Europe is the 'new normal', says Swedish security boss

25 |  |  2017-08-18
TheLocals · News

The head of Sweden's security police called the threat of terrorism in Europe the 'new normal' on Friday as his Spanish counterparts c...

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Kim Wall presumed dead: Copenhagen Police

13 |  |  2017-08-17
TheLocals · News

Copenhagen Police have confirmed that they are looking for a body in the ongoing search for missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall.

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Protesters to march against 'chaos' in Swedish maternity care

13 |  |  2017-08-17
TheLocals · News

A series of demonstrations have been organized in 15 towns and cities across Sweden to protest against the "chaos" at the country's ma...

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Don't fly to Arlanda without extra fuel, pilots warn after drone incidents

11 |  |  2017-08-18
TheLocals · News

A Swedish pilots' union is urging their colleagues to consider carrying extra fuel when flying to Stockholm's Arlanda airport, after a ...

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Swedish soldiers to fend off pirates near Somalia

11 |  |  2017-08-17
TheLocals · News

Thirty-four Swedish soldiers are heading to east Africa as part of international efforts to prevent attacks from Somali pirates.

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It's now possible to buy your own airport in Sweden – if you can convince the owner

8 |  |  2017-08-17
TheLocals · News

Ever wanted to own an airport? A man in western Sweden is offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for someone to do just that and purch...

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Sweden calls for new probe into murders of UN experts

4 |  |  2017-08-18
TheLocals · News

Sweden has urged the United Nations to launch a criminal investigation into the murder of two UN experts, including Swede Zaida Catalán,...

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Who will defend the defenders of free speech? How Sweden is tackling threats against politicians and journalists

4 |  |  2017-08-17
TheLocals · News

Why Sweden, considered one of the world's top countries for free speech, is worried about attacks on politicians and journalists.

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Family of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall appeals for closure

3 |  |  2017-08-18
TheLocals · News

The family of journalist Kim Wall, who was last seen on the UC3 Nautilus submarine off Copenhagen last week, has said that the likelihood...

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'Swedish police should prioritize crimes against freedom of speech'

3 |  |  2017-08-17
TheLocals · News

The Local speaks to Sweden's Culture and Democracy Minister Alice Bah Kuhnke about the government's plan to crack down on threats and h...

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Russian court to hear plea for files on vanished Holocaust hero Wallenberg

3 |  |  2017-08-17
TheLocals · News

Russia has set a September hearing date for descendants of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who vanished after being jailed in the Stal...

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Too outrageous for public eyes? Swede's 'offensive' personal number plate request rejected

0 |  |  2017-08-16
TheLocals · News

Yet another offensive number plate aficionado has had their hopes dashed in Sweden after a man failed to convince the country's transpor...

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Don't risk irritating Sweden's famous white elk, expert warns

0 |  |  2017-08-15
TheLocals · News

Experts have warned sightseers hoping to catch a glimpse of Sweden's famous white elk to take care as the animal could be dangerous.

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Sweden the best performing Nordic nation in new ranking of world's top universities

0 |  |  2017-08-16
TheLocals · News

Sweden is the best performing Nordic nation in the latest edition of an annual global university ranking, with 11 of its academic institu...

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Technical problems force SAS planes to turn back three times in a week

0 |  |  2017-08-16
TheLocals · News

A Scandinavian Airlines flight from Copenhagen to Shanghai was forced to turn back due to a technical problem on Tuesday evening.

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'There is a window of opportunity to recruit in new ways in Sweden'

0 |  |  2017-08-15
TheLocals · News

OPINION: Hiring outside your usual networks and taking advantage of immigrants' skills will pay off in the end, argues Kate Harris of Go...

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Swedes attended deadly rally in Charlottesville

0 |  |  2017-08-15
TheLocals · News

Several Swedish far-right extremists took part in a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville in the US, where one counter-protester was...

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Björn Borg picks tennis ace for Europe vs World cup

0 |  |  2017-08-16
TheLocals · News

Swedish tennis legend Björn Borg has picked a player for his Team Europe facing John McEnroe's Team World at a tournament to be attende...

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Swedish app wants to 'make men think twice before sending unsolicited photos of their privates'

0 |  |  2017-08-15
TheLocals · News

A Swedish tech wizard has explained to The Local why he built a website that allows people who have been sent unsolicited photos of genit...

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Sweden hits inflation target for the first time in six years

0 |  |  2017-08-15
TheLocals · News

Sweden reached its inflation target for the first time in more than six years in July, which could spell a return to normalized monetary ...

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Almost 580,000 now waiting for apartments in Stockholm

0 |  |  2017-08-16
TheLocals · News

The waiting time to get a rental apartment from Stockholm's housing queue has grown almost a year longer in the space of a year.

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Sweden's government and opposition parties agree new defence deal worth billions

0 |  |  2017-08-16
TheLocals · News

Sweden's coalition government has agreed a new defence deal worth 2.7 billion kronor ($334 million) per year with two of the centre-righ...

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Viral Swedish white elk's apple habit brings trespassing tourists to couple's garden

0 |  |  2017-08-15
TheLocals · News

The famous Swedish white elk's celebrity is proving to be something of a moosance for one couple.

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Surströmming: What you need to know before trying Sweden's fermented herring

0 |  |  2017-08-16
TheLocals · News

Before you turn your nose up at Sweden's pungent-smelling fermented surströmming, read this.

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Swedish prisoners demand better toilet paper

0 |  |  2017-08-16
TheLocals · News

Inmates at a Swedish prison have reported the institution to Sweden's Justice Ombudsman because they are unhappy with the quality of the...

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Naked man on honking spree caused power failure

0 |  |  2017-08-15
TheLocals · News

When a wind turbine stops working, it requires more than a little imagination to assume it was because a naked man switched it off before...

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Danish police take to air in search for missing Swedish journalist

0 |  |  2017-08-15
TheLocals · News

Copenhagen Police are extending their search for the missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall by air after carrying out a forensic examination...

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One dead in southern Stockholm shooting

0 |  |  2017-08-15
TheLocals · News

Police have launched a murder investigation after one man died in a shooting in southern Stockholm.

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