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Swedish opposition leader: 'In Sweden, we speak Swedish'

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In Sweden, people should speak Swedish, said the leader of Sweden's opposition party in his Christmas speech on Friday.

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Swedish brothers convicted of more than 1,000 rapes of children

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Two brothers in northern Sweden have been jailed for sexually abusing five children aged between three and 14 on more than 1,000 occasion...

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Stockholm moves towards ban on racist or sexist advertising

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Stockholm authorities have moved a step closer to banning racist or sexist advertising from public spaces in the Swedish capital.

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Would you eat this Swedish hybrid saffron bun kebab this Christmas?

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TheLocals · News

In Sweden, almost every festival has a traditional food to go with it, and for Lucia Day in mid-December, that food is the saffron bun. B...

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Peru recovers 79 pre-Hispanic textiles illegally kept in Sweden

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TheLocals · News

Peru has recovered 79 pre-Hispanic textiles that have been illegally located in Sweden since 1935, the ministry of culture said.

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Seven things I still find weird about the Swedes

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From jajamensan to navigating the most extreme battlefield section of Swedish supermarkets, there's plenty that Oliver Gee still finds b...

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Police probe fire at new Tesla building in Malmö

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Police in the south of Sweden are probing possible arson after US electric car giant Tesla’s new building in Malmö was damaged in a fi...

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H&M to boost online brand amid store closures

6 |  |  2017-12-15
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Swedish clothing giant H&M has said it will close more stores after sales fell below expectations in the fourth quarter.

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Sweden summons Iraqi ambassador over execution of terror suspect

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Sweden's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Iraqi ambassador after a Swedish-Iraqi citizen sentenced for terror crimes was executed in th...

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How to make saffron and white chocolate truffles for Christmas

2 |  |  2017-12-15
TheLocals · News

Saffron is Sweden's Christmas spice, but John Duxbury's recipe for these soft, smooth truffles is good at the end of a meal at any time...

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Sweden criticized for classifying almost 900 pages about its UN campaign

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Sweden's Foreign Ministry has decided not to make almost 900 pages of information relating to the country's campaign to join the UN sec...

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Swedish embassy in Iran investigated over improper visa processing

0 |  |  2017-12-14
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Two employees at Sweden’s embassy in Teheran have been suspended from their positions over suspicions of improper visa processing.

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First police to respond to Stockholm terror attack lacked protective equipment: report

0 |  |  2017-12-14
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The first police officers to arrive at the scene of the April Stockholm terror attack lacked sufficient protective equipment and weapons,...

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Swedish truckmaker Scania appeals $1.03 billion EU fine for alleged price-fixing

0 |  |  2017-12-13
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Swedish truckmaker Scania said on Tuesday it had appealed against an 880 million euro ($1.03 billion) fine imposed by the European Commis...

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Seven reasons why I will always love Christmas in Sweden

0 |  |  2017-12-13
TheLocals · News

As a foreigner on Swedish soil it's tempting to miss home at this time of the year, but these days there are plenty of reasons I love be...

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Swedish minister criticized for spending thousands on English language help

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Sweden's rural affairs minister has been criticized in Swedish media for racking up bills of hundreds of thousands of kronor to pay for ...

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Police probe attempted arson against Jewish chapel in Malmö

0 |  |  2017-12-12
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Swedish police on Monday said they are probing an attempted arson against a Jewish chapel after a similar attack against a synagogue, whi...

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Opinion: 'Give half of research grants to women, then we'll have more women Nobel Prize winners'

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After a Nobel banquet celebrating another year's crop of winners -- all of them male -- Swedish MP Linda Snecker argues that the country...

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Fewer hate crimes reported in Sweden in 2016

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TheLocals · News

The number of hate crimes reported in Sweden fell in 2016, according to new figures from the Swedish crime statistics agency, but the rat...

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Robbers 'saw through roof' of Swedish store to beat alarms and steal tobacco

0 |  |  2017-12-13
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Thieves used unconventional methods to rob a grocery store south of Stockholm on Tuesday night, cutting their way through the roof in ord...

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Onset of snow causes string of road accidents in southern Sweden

0 |  |  2017-12-12
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Sweden's national weather agency has warned that heavy snowfall is coming to the southern parts of the country, and police want drivers ...

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What Sweden's new retirement age means for you

0 |  |  2017-12-14
TheLocals · News

Sweden has decided to raise the retirement age following a broad cross-party agreement. Here's how long you may have to work under the n...

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Sweden's 'Laser Man' killer goes on trial in Germany

0 |  |  2017-12-13
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John Ausonius, one of Sweden's most notorious far-right killers has appeared in court in Germany for the first day of the trial over the...

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Student dies after being stabbed at Stockholm school

0 |  |  2017-12-13
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A 17-year-old student, who arrived in Sweden as an unaccompanied refugee minor, died on Wednesday after being stabbed at a school in sout...

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Swedish government wants new law to stop begging exploitation

0 |  |  2017-12-13
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The Swedish government wants to tighten laws in order to stop people from being exploited as beggars, creating a new crime of “human ex...

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Traffic problems predicted as more snow and harsh weather hits southern Sweden

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The winter weather is picking up on time for Christmas as Sweden's national weather agency warns that difficult conditions are on their ...

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Swedish police warn of scams using BankID to drain your account

0 |  |  2017-12-14
TheLocals · News

Police have warned people using Sweden's major electronic ID scheme BankID to be wary of phone calls from scammers pretending to work fo...

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Amnesty condemns Iran death sentence for Swedish resident

0 |  |  2017-12-12
TheLocals · News

Human rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday that Iran's courts had "run roughshod over the rule of law" by confirming the...

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Two men to appear in court over Gothenburg synagogue attack

0 |  |  2017-12-12
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The prosecutor has asked to have two men remanded in custody over an attack on a synagogue in Gothenburg, but says there may be more than...

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Why Sweden is no longer the world's 'goodest' country

0 |  |  2017-12-12
TheLocals · News

Sweden is no longer the country making the most significant contribution to the greater good of humanity, according to an index in which ...

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Why 16 fighter jets flew over Stockholm on Wednesday

0 |  |  2017-12-13
TheLocals · News

Stockholm residents may have been surprised to hear loud noise and see the sight of 16 fighter jets flying over the Swedish capital on De...

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Landmark court ruling could stop deportations of foreign workers from Sweden over technicalities

0 |  |  2017-12-13
TheLocals · News

Sweden's top court on migration cases has issued a landmark ruling which could put an end to the deportation of foreign professionals ov...

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Seven evocative Swedish winter words for snow

0 |  |  2017-12-14
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They say that the further north you get, the more words you need to describe snow. We've picked out our favourite seven words to talk ab...

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The Local's Swedish word of the week – part 10

0 |  |  2017-12-15
TheLocals · News

Every week we ask a Swede, or a foreigner in Sweden, to explain their favourite word. Watch the video below and click here to learn more ...

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Sweden's young voters see climate change and the environment as biggest issues

0 |  |  2017-12-12
TheLocals · News

Swedish voters aged between 18 and 29 see climate change and the environment as the most important political issues, according to a new s...

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Swedish PM: 'Sweden has an anti-Semitism problem'

0 |  |  2017-12-12
TheLocals · News

Swedish society has an anti-Semitism problem, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven told press in Paris, where he is participating in a climate m...

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