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Manchester attack 'breaks the heart of everyone with human empathy': Swedish PM Löfven

531 |  |  2017-05-23
TheLocals · News

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has called the attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester a "brutal and senseless act that...

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Sweden win ice hockey world title in dramatic fashion

268 |  |  2017-05-22
TheLocals · News

Sweden won the ice hockey world championships for the 10th time with a 2-1 victory over 2016 champions Canada after Sunday's final came ...

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15 highlights for summer 2017 in Sweden

237 |  |  2017-05-23
TheLocals · News

Wondering what to do this summer in Sweden? Luckily, The Local contributor Miriam Bade has picked out 15 of the absolute highlights acros...

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European Commission urges Sweden to tackle housing crisis

177 |  |  2017-05-23
TheLocals · News

Sweden must tackle persistent growth in house prices and the continuous rise in household debt if it wants to avoid risks to jobs and eco...

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15-year-old charged with attempted murder in Malmö

129 |  |  2017-05-22
TheLocals · News

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after a janitor was shot while clearing snow in central Malmö earlier this year.

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Deregulation and freedom of choice have hurt Sweden's schools: Pisa head

81 |  |  2017-05-23
TheLocals · News

Deregulation and freedom of choice have hurt Sweden's schools according to one of the people in charge of the global Pisa education rank...

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First ever Swede named as cardinal by Pope Francis

48 |  |  2017-05-21
TheLocals · News

In a historic appointment by Pope Francis on Sunday, Bishop Anders Arborelius was the first ever Swede to become a cardinal.

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Swedish-Swiss ABB insists fraud not to blame for auditor switch after 16 years

42 |  |  2017-05-22
TheLocals · News

Swiss-Swedish engineering giant ABB said on Monday it was replacing its auditor Ernst&Young after 16 years, but insisted the shift had no...

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Manchester United cancel Stockholm press conference

21 |  |  2017-05-23
TheLocals · News

Manchester United's preparations for Wednesday's Europa League final in Stockholm were plunged into sadness on Tuesday after a bomb att...

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Watch the incredible moment wild orcas surprise a Swedish fishing boat

18 |  |  2017-05-22
TheLocals · News

A Swedish fisherman has captured a once in a lifetime encounter on camera after a group of orcas swam up beside his boat in the hope of e...

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Additional security measures for Manchester United Europa League final in Stockholm already in place: UEFA

18 |  |  2017-05-23
TheLocals · News

Heightened security is on the cards for the forthcoming Europa League final between Manchester United and Ajax in Stockholm, but not as a...

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Why a Swedish billionaire is giving away millions to help save the world

12 |  |  2017-05-23
TheLocals · News

What would you do with five million dollars? Buy a football team or a Caribbean island perhaps? László Szombatfalvy, who came to Sweden...

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Billionaire sells Swedish newspaper for only one krona

10 |  |  2017-05-22
TheLocals · News

The billionaire who bought the Swedish version of the Metro newspaper in February has sold his shares and made an over 70 million kronor ...

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Two killed and one kidnapped as Swedish charity guest house is attacked in Kabul

7 |  |  2017-05-22
TheLocals · News

A German aid worker and an Afghan guard were killed and a Finnish woman kidnapped as gunmen stormed an international guest house run by a...

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Why two Americans have brought the keg party to Stockholm

6 |  |  2017-05-22
TheLocals · News

What's a 'kegger', you ask? A combination of the word keg with the American expression 'rager' (a crazy party). The US organizers of...

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Ecuador 'did its duty' by giving Assange asylum, Correa says

4 |  |  2017-05-21
TheLocals · News

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said on Saturday that his country had "done its duty" by granting asylum in 2012 to Julian Assange, ...

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DRC prosecutes two men for murder of Swedish UN expert

1 |  |  2017-05-20
TheLocals · News

Two men will stand trial in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the murder of Swedish UN worker Zaida Catalán in March, while a sep...

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Lawyer fumes at 'scandalous' decision to drop Assange rape probe

0 |  |  2017-05-19
TheLocals · News

A lawyer representing a woman who claims Julian Assange raped her has expressed anger after Swedish prosecutors on Friday dropped their p...

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Sweden shuts down Julian Assange rape investigation

0 |  |  2017-05-19
TheLocals · News

UPDATE: Swedish prosecutors have decided to end the rape investigation into Julian Assange and lift the Europe-wide arrest warrant agains...

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Top Swedish football fixture postponed due to match-fixing attempt

0 |  |  2017-05-18
TheLocals · News

One of the biggest fixtures in the Swedish football calendar has been postponed due to a match-fixing attempt, the Swedish Football Feder...

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The Beatles meet Hendrix in his prime: inside Stockholm's new music exhibition with Abba's Björn

0 |  |  2017-05-18
TheLocals · News

Where can you watch an electric performance from Jimi Hendrix and one of Bob Marley's last gigs? At the new Gröna Lund Backstage exhibi...

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Volvo to start assembling premium cars in India

0 |  |  2017-05-18
TheLocals · News

Swedish carmaker Volvo said on Thursday it will start assembling cars in India this year in a move into a fast-expanding market where it ...

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Volvo considers scrapping diesel engines

0 |  |  2017-05-18
TheLocals · News

The head of Swedish carmaker Volvo said the firm might stop developing new diesel engines due to high costs triggered by stricter regulat...

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Sweden celebrates as summer weather finally arrives after chilly spring

0 |  |  2017-05-18
TheLocals · News

Brace yourselves for the best news of the week: it's finally going to get warm in Sweden.

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Swedish ski cross champion out of five month coma

0 |  |  2017-05-18
TheLocals · News

Swedish ski cross champion Anna Holmlund, in a coma since suffering a horror fall in training five months ago, is conscious and can commu...

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More Swedes die alone – and with no money

0 |  |  2017-05-20
TheLocals · News

A growing number of Swedes die lacking both money and relatives, meaning their funerals must be paid for by the local council.

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Housing crisis forces record number of young Swedes to live at home: report

0 |  |  2017-05-18
TheLocals · News

A record number of young Swedes continue to live at home with their parents out of necessity despite wanting to live on their own, accord...

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Analysis: How significant is Moderate MP's defection to Sweden Democrats?

0 |  |  2017-05-19
TheLocals · News

The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats (SD) were celebrating this week after Moderate politician Patrick Reslow defected to them, hailing ...

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Sweden stops Candy Crush maker from gathering staff ethnic data

0 |  |  2017-05-19
TheLocals · News

Sweden's data protection agency has banned King, the gaming company best known for Candy Crush, from collecting statistics on the ethnic...

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Swedish prosecutors to decide on lifting Assange warrant

0 |  |  2017-05-19
TheLocals · News

Swedish prosecutors investigating rape accusations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must decide on Friday if they will lift a Eur...

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Ex-boyfriend remanded for murder of Swedish teenager

0 |  |  2017-05-18
TheLocals · News

A 22-year-old man has been remanded in custody suspected of the murder of Swedish teenager Tova Moberg, whose body was found on May 16th ...

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Recipe: How to make this very Swedish summer cocktail

0 |  |  2017-05-19
TheLocals · News

This Blackberry and elderflower cocktail from Swedish food writer John Duxbury is a perfect compliment to the summer weather, as is the a...

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Swedish prosecutors brace for scrutiny after closing Assange investigation

0 |  |  2017-05-19
TheLocals · News

The news that the probe into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dropped after five years has been met with criticism in Sweden, wh...

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