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Russian man banned from Sweden attempts return in search of cat

147 |  |  2017-10-22
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A Russian previously given a lifetime ban from Sweden for making a bomb threat on board a flight was last week stopped by border control ...

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Two carjacking incidents in different areas of Stockholm

75 |  |  2017-10-21
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Two carjacking incidents took place within a short space of time in different areas of Stockholm on Saturday morning.

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Swedish police arrest man for fire bomb attack against bar

36 |  |  2017-10-22
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A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after throwing fire bombs through the window of a bar in the town of...

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Stockholm academic given death sentence in Iran: reports

24 |  |  2017-10-22
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Ahmadreza Djalali, a researcher at Stockholm’s Karolinska Institute, has been sentenced to death in Iran, according to reports.

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Sweden security police warn of dad radicalizing his young son

4 |  |  2017-10-20
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Sweden's security police Säpo have raised the alarm over a dad whom they believe is in the process of radicalizing his own son, who is ...

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The Local's Swedish word of the week – part 4

2 |  |  2017-10-20
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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Swedish broadcaster reports senior staff member over sexual harassment accusations

2 |  |  2017-10-21
TheLocals · News

Sweden’s public broadcaster SVT has reported to police a senior staff member accused of sexual harassment, the company has confirmed.

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Recipe: How to make venison stew with bilberries and gnocchi

2 |  |  2017-10-20
TheLocals · News

Most people associate bilberries (wild blueberries) with sweet dishes, but they also go very well with venison, says food writer John Dux...

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'The world is fascinated': Sweden marks Ingmar Bergman centenary

2 |  |  2017-10-20
TheLocals · News

Swedish film legend Ingmar Bergman, whose tales of anguished love and loneliness made him one of the 20th century's leading directors, i...

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Worse-than-expected losses for telecom giant Ericsson

2 |  |  2017-10-20
TheLocals · News

Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson warned of a tough outlook ahead, reporting disappointing third quarter results on Friday.

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Volvo in fast lane with its strongest third quarter ever

1 |  |  2017-10-20
TheLocals · News

Volvo Group posted a strong third quarter on robust demand on Friday, with net profit more than doubling for the world's second-biggest ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be back this year: Mourinho

1 |  |  2017-10-20
TheLocals · News

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic may be ready to return to the pitch from his career-threatening knee injury by the end of the year, Jo...

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Threats against Swedish police and prosecutors on the rise

0 |  |  2017-10-19
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After a southern Swedish police station was damaged in a blast on Wednesday, police officers have said threats against them are becoming ...

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Two hurt in shooting in southern Stockholm

0 |  |  2017-10-20
TheLocals · News

Two people were injured in a shooting south of Stockholm on Thursday evening.

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Skellefteå to get Europe's biggest car battery factory: in pictures

0 |  |  2017-10-19
TheLocals · News

Startup Northvolt has picked a town in northern Sweden to build Europe's biggest factory for electric car batteries, rivalling Tesla's ...

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Gang hijacked Malmö grocery store and ran it as normal for a day

0 |  |  2017-10-17
TheLocals · News

Four men have been remanded in custody after they forcefully evicted shop workers in a Malmö grocery store – only to keep running the ...

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Sweden to face Italy in World Cup playoff

0 |  |  2017-10-17
TheLocals · News

Four-time winners Italy will play Sweden in a playoff for a place in the 2018 World Cup while the Republic of Ireland take on Denmark, fo...

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IN PICTURES: Your best autumn pictures from across Sweden

0 |  |  2017-10-19
TheLocals · News

Autumn has arrived in Sweden – here's what that looks like.

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Plane evacuated at Stockholm airport after smoke in cockpit

0 |  |  2017-10-17
TheLocals · News

A passenger plane was evacuated at Stockholm's main airport on Tuesday morning after smoke was reported coming from the cockpit.

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Swedish woman dies in Greenpeace plane crash

0 |  |  2017-10-18
TheLocals · News

A Swedish woman has died in a plane crash in Brazil's Amazonas state.

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LISTEN: Austria turns right, Venice bids for freedom, France stamps on sex pests

0 |  |  2017-10-20
TheLocals · News

In this week's podcast we look at how Austria's government could soon include an ex-Nazi party. How right wing could it get?

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Sweden is 'in the process of dismantling democracy': ex-Social Democrat head

0 |  |  2017-10-17
TheLocals · News

Sweden's new ambassador to Iceland has caused a stir, after warning that Sweden is "in the process of dismantling democracy" and could...

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'Germany is Sweden's most important EU ally post-Brexit'

0 |  |  2017-10-17
TheLocals · News

OPINION: As Britain leaves the European Union, Sweden must turn its gaze towards Germany, writes communications expert Magnus Ehrenberg.

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A 4.5 billion-year-old Swedish meteorite is going up for auction

0 |  |  2017-10-19
TheLocals · News

If you've ever wanted to get your hands on a meteorite that's billions of years old, now could be your chance.

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Happy Diwali! Celebrating the festival of lights in Sweden

0 |  |  2017-10-19
TheLocals · News

Diwali Day on October 19th marks the culmination of the week-long Hindu festival of lights. But how do you celebrate when you are more th...

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Police station damaged by blast in southern Sweden

0 |  |  2017-10-18
TheLocals · News

A police station in the southern Swedish city of Helsingborg was hit by a powerful explosion in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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Swedish university launches digital archive of Nazi concentration camp survivor testimonies

0 |  |  2017-10-18
TheLocals · News

A digital archive of over 500 survivors’ testimonies from a Nazi concentration camp will be launched in the southern Swedish city of Lu...

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Swedish sport headlines hit gender equality milestone

0 |  |  2017-10-18
TheLocals · News

Sweden's most high-profile sportswomen have hit the headlines as much as their male counterparts in the past year, a first for Swedish s...

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Swedish women join global social media movement highlighting sexual harassment

0 |  |  2017-10-17
TheLocals · News

Swedish women have flooded social media with their accounts of sexual assault and harassment as part of a global campaign to draw attenti...

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'We think we're an equal society, but harassment happens here too'

0 |  |  2017-10-19
TheLocals · News

Sweden is regularly hailed as a bastion of gender equality, but that doesn't mean sexual harassment is non-existent.

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Young people in Sweden more likely to question information online

0 |  |  2017-10-19
TheLocals · News

A new report shows that almost everyone in Sweden has access to the internet, with 80 percent using social media and more than half loggi...

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It's official! Sweden names new train Trainy McTrainface

0 |  |  2017-10-17
TheLocals · News

It is actually happening. From Tuesday Sweden will officially have a train called Trainy McTrainface, set to get his unusual name at a ce...

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How to talk about the weather in Swedish

0 |  |  2017-10-18
TheLocals · News

Our vocabulary guide to some of Sweden's most essential weather words and sayings.

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'Swedish death-cleaning is something we should all think about – and enjoy'

0 |  |  2017-10-17
TheLocals · News

Swedish debut author Margareta Magnusson wants you to tidy your house and think about death.

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Swedish diplomat Dag Hammarskjöld may have been killed in air attack: study

0 |  |  2017-10-18
TheLocals · News

A new UN report on the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld in central Africa has concluded it ...

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'We need trade deals': Swedish PM opposes Macron's call to slow down

0 |  |  2017-10-19
TheLocals · News

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has said he opposes moves by French President Emmanuel Macron to slam the brakes on free trade deals.

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Prince William and Kate are coming to Sweden and Norway

0 |  |  2017-10-17
TheLocals · News

Prince William will travel to Sweden and Norway with his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge.

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Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallström calls for 'action' on sex crimes

0 |  |  2017-10-18
TheLocals · News

Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallström has hailed the social media campaign 'Me Too' which aims to draw attention to sex assault ...

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Man cleared of terrorism to get compensation – if he can be found

0 |  |  2017-10-20
TheLocals · News

A 30-year-old man is entitled to thousands of kronor in compensation after he was held in custody by Swedish police for four months on su...

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Swedish media probe sexual offence allegations

0 |  |  2017-10-20
TheLocals · News

Sweden's biggest media companies are investigating claims of sexual harassment and assault on the back of the international high-profile...

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Danish Football Union cancels women’s World Cup qualifier against Sweden over contract dispute

0 |  |  2017-10-18
TheLocals · News

In an unprecedented step, Denmark’s football association (Dansk Boldspilunion, DBU) has cancelled a World Cup qualifier against neighbo...

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Here's why it was eerily dark across Stockholm

0 |  |  2017-10-17
TheLocals · News

You might think Swedes would be used to gloomy weather, but an unusually dark morning made for atmospheric scenes – and talk of the apo...

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