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Sweden mourns death of 'Millennium' star Michael Nyqvist

7233 |  |  2017-06-28
TheLocals · News

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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Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist's life in pictures

1014 |  |  2017-06-28
TheLocals · News

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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Swedes fall out of love with the US and they definitely don't like Donald Trump: poll

188 |  |  2017-06-27
TheLocals · News

Swedish public confidence in the US presidency has dropped 83 percentage points in a year.

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Meet Anders Arborelius, Sweden's first ever cardinal

156 |  |  2017-06-28
TheLocals · News

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 author ditches Swedish book fair over far-right newspaper

117 |  |  2017-06-28
TheLocals · News

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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Swede held hostage by al-Qaeda since 2011 freed

71 |  |  2017-06-26
TheLocals · News

Johan Gustafsson, a Swede who was kidnapped in Mali more than five years ago, has been released.

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Sweden Democrat MP Kent Ekeroth fined over Stockholm brawl

60 |  |  2017-06-28
TheLocals · News

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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Swedish al-Qaeda hostage Johan Gustafsson home and reunited with family

40 |  |  2017-06-27
TheLocals · News

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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'Sweden needs an honest conversation about immigration and integration'

25 |  |  2017-06-27
TheLocals · News

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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Secret running festival to help Stockholmers let loose

23 |  |  2017-06-26
TheLocals · News

If you think running 19 kilometres to have a great party sounds like fun, you should continue reading.

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New Denmark-Sweden tunnel to be considered: ministry

20 |  |  2017-06-26
TheLocals · News

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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Ten ways to enjoy your Stockholm summer like a Stockholmer

15 |  |  2017-06-27
TheLocals · News

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 collaborate to shut down huge torrent site

8 |  |  2017-06-27
TheLocals · News

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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'You're not welcome in Sweden': row between Sweden Democrat and Moderate politician

7 |  |  2017-06-26
TheLocals · News

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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Swedish asylum centre fires may have been started by same person: police

0 |  |  2017-06-25
TheLocals · News

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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Sweden to replace its entire anti-aircraft system

0 |  |  2017-06-24
TheLocals · News

The current anti-aircraft system used by the Swedish Armed Forces is ageing, and is to be replaced in full amid airborne threats changing...

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Train delays to be expected on Midsummer's Eve

0 |  |  2017-06-23
TheLocals · 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...

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Sweden to pay compensation for Midsummer train chaos

0 |  |  2017-06-25
TheLocals · 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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Hikers rescued from Swedish mountain in snow and fog

0 |  |  2017-06-25
TheLocals · News

Police rescuers have brought down four hikers stranded at the top of Sweden’s Kebnekaise mountain.

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Thieves steal 11 cars in one go from Stockholm dealership

0 |  |  2017-06-24
TheLocals · News

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...

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'All priests should wed same-sex couples': Swedish PM

0 |  |  2017-06-23
TheLocals · News

No priest working for the Church of Sweden should be allowed to refuse to wed same-sex couples, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven sai...

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Serial rapist arrested at Stockholm Arlanda airport

0 |  |  2017-06-23
TheLocals · News

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...

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