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Michael Nyqvist, one of Sweden's most beloved actors and the star of the original Millennium trilogy, has died at the age of 56.
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Michael Nyqvist, the star of the original Millennium trilogy, has passed away in lung cancer. The Local looks back at his impressive career.
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Swedish public confidence in the US presidency has dropped 83 percentage points in a year.
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Bishop Anders Arborelius was to become Sweden first-ever cardinal today, in an historic appointment by Pope Francis, who visited the norm...
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Kenyan literary icon Ngugi wa Thiong'o, often tipped for the Nobel prize, has pulled out of an annual Swedish book fair in protest at th...
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Johan Gustafsson, a Swede who was kidnapped in Mali more than five years ago, has been released.
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Senior Sweden Democrat politician Kent Ekeroth has been found guilty of minor assault for striking another man in the face in the queue t...
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Johan Gustafsson, who was kidnapped by al-Qaeda in Mali in 2011, has returned home after more than five years in captivity, his family an...
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OPINION: We need to be able to talk to our enemies, even if we don't like each other, argues Zimbabwean journalist Edinah Masanga.
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If you think running 19 kilometres to have a great party sounds like fun, you should continue reading.
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Authorities in Denmark and Sweden are set to look into the viability of a new tunnel between Helsingør in Denmark and Helsingborg in Swe...
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We asked Stockholmers for their best summer tips. Warning: a lot of them relate to sun-bathing and ice cream.
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Swedish and French police have reportedly arrested two people after working together to shut down France's most popular torrent site.
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A row erupted after a senior Swedish Democrat tweeted that politician Kahin Ahmed, who wrote that the party's anti-immigration ideology ...
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Police suspect two fires at an asylum centre near Ystad last week to have been started deliberately, but have so far not made any arrests.
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The current anti-aircraft system used by the Swedish Armed Forces is ageing, and is to be replaced in full amid airborne threats changing...
0 | 0 | 2017-06-23TheLocals · News
Most trains were running on schedule again on Friday morning, while some knock-on delays are to be expected following a cable fire on Thu...
0 | -11 | 2017-06-25TheLocals · News
Swedish rail operator SJ will pay full compensation to passengers stranded by substantial train cancellations and delays in the Stockholm...
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Police rescuers have brought down four hikers stranded at the top of Sweden’s Kebnekaise mountain.
In a well-planned heist in the early hours of Midsummer's Day, a gang of thieves stole a total of eleven cars from a car dealership in a...
No priest working for the Church of Sweden should be allowed to refuse to wed same-sex couples, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven sai...
A suspected serial rapist who had fled to Thailand has been flown back to Sweden's Arlanda airport, where he was arrested on Friday morn...