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Teens apologize for bomb threat against Malmö Jewish centre

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 23:57
A Malmö rabbi says he hopes an apology from two kids who threatened to bomb a Jewish centre can contribute to changing the city’s problems with anti-Semitism.

‘Strong boost to bilateral partnership’ as Indian PM Modi visits Sweden

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 22:58
The leaders of Sweden and India spoke of strengthened cooperation between the two countries on areas like innovation and defence as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Nordic nation.

Stockholm terror trial nears final phase

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 22:18
Witnesses who were inside the Åhléns department store when a truck crashed into the building after mowing down pedestrians on Drottninggatan will describe what they saw as the Stockholm terror trial enters its final phase.

10 of the coolest Swedish games developers to work for

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 21:59
Ever dream of following in the footsteps of other internationals by moving to Sweden to work in its burgeoning games industry? The Local looks at 10 of Sweden's coolest games companies of recent years to help point you in the right direction...

Fewer people moving between Denmark and Sweden: report

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 07:00
Despite a small recovery in 2017, the number of people relocating across the Öresund between adjacent regions in Denmark and Sweden has stagnated in recent years.

Sweden cracks down on high-tech exam cheating ring

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:46
Swedish authorities have uncovered an organized crime plot that made at least 10 million kronor through helping prospective students cheat in a university entrance exam.

Swedish university must refund international student over sub-standard teaching: why this case matters

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 03:20
A Swedish university college must refund an American student over sub-standard teaching, after a ruling from the country's top court set a precedent for overseas students in Sweden.

Indian PM Modi in Sweden for Nordic summit

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 03:01
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Sweden for a summit with Nordic leaders.

Sweden's female job hunters more likely to improve salary than men: report

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 23:38
Women who have been made redundant in Sweden are more likely to earn a higher salary in their next job than men, according to new figures.

Falling tunnel roof block causes train delays in Stockholm

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 22:50
Train traffic in the Stockholm area was disrupted on Tuesday after a block fell from the roof of a tunnel on a busy line.

Third fire at same Swedish house could be work of serial arsonist

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 22:12
A serial arsonist may be at work as a house in northern Sweden was set on fire for the third time in two months.

Why you should do a PhD in Sweden

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 21:59
Sweden might not be the first place you think of to do a PhD, but its few universities enjoy high world-rankings and provide a wealth of opportunities. Madeleine Hyde shares her experiences of why she jumped from Scotland to Stockholm to do a PhD in Philosophy, and what she found when she got there.

'Sweden doesn’t need foreign cleaners': Finance Minister

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:00
Sweden's Finance Minister said in a newspaper interview that it is time for the country to revisit labour migration policy, and that it should be much tougher for non-EU migrants to move to Sweden for unskilled jobs.

Sweden forced to return 400,000 packages to China and other non-EU countries

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 06:45
Sweden's postal service will have to return around 400,000 letters and parcels from non-EU countries after introducing an administration fee for imported goods.

Stockholm's giant blue penis defaced by vandals

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 05:14
A much-discussed giant blue penis painted on a Stockholm apartment building was defaced just three days after it first appeared.

What Sweden's spring budget means for you

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 03:59
Sweden's government on Monday announced its spring budget proposal in full, five months ahead of this year's general election. The Local breaks down what you should know about how the changes could affect you.

Learning Swedish: 'In' an hour or 'on' an hour? What's the difference?

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 22:59
Swedish teacher Sara Hörberg explains the difference between "i en timme", "på en timme" and "om en timme".

Spanish heatwave hits Sweden – here's when

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 22:33
Have you been enjoying the sunny spring weather? It's not over yet. Here's what we know so far.

Swedish Academy in 'crisis meeting' after turbulent week

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 09:26
The Swedish Academy held crisis talks this weekend after its first ever female permanent secretary resigned last week.

Sweden’s government to boost spending on solar energy

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 05:51
The government wants to add 170 million kronor (16 million euros) to a scheme supporting installation of solar energy in the spring 2018 budget.

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