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Swedes hold strongest views on gender equality in EU: study - Europe News
Swedes hold strongest views on gender equality in EU: study1 minute ago
Swedes hold the strongest views on gender equality of any EU country, according to a survey published this month.
Why The Local chose to cover the Kim Wall case the way we did - Europe News
Why The Local chose to cover the Kim Wall case the way we did 2 hours ago
The shocking and tragic death of journalist Kim Wall has received intense media coverage, including by The Local. Here's why we chose to cover the story how we did.
Sweden cancels Santa World Cup in Lapland - Europe News
Sweden cancels Santa World Cup in Lapland 4 hours ago
Christmas is cancelled – or at least, the Santa Claus World Cup in northern Sweden is.
Weather warning upgraded as snow sweeps Sweden - Europe News
Weather warning upgraded as snow sweeps Sweden 4 hours ago
Flights were cancelled and several traffic accidents reported on Wednesday as snow and strong winds moved in across the country.
Swedish business boss steps down in 'what do I get for my taxes' row - Europe News
Swedish business boss steps down in 'what do I get for my taxes' row 5 hours ago
A Swedish business boss who got caught up in a global tax scandal has resigned.
Danish divers find arm in search for Kim Wall's remains - Europe News
Danish divers find arm in search for Kim Wall's remains 7 hours ago
Danish police said on Tuesday that divers had recovered an arm in waters off Copenhagen, where the dismembered head and legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall were found in October.
Weather warnings issued for much of Sweden with more snow on the way - Europe News
Weather warnings issued for much of Sweden with more snow on the way 8 hours ago
After a snowy start to the week in many areas including the capital Stockholm, more snowfall is expected on Wednesday, together with strong winds and icy conditions on the roads.
Two men sentenced in Sweden for human trafficking - Europe News
Two men sentenced in Sweden for human trafficking 9 hours ago
Two men were sentenced to more than four years in jail on Monday for human trafficking, after they brought ten people to Sweden with the promise of employment, then kept them in "slave-like" conditions and forced them to beg for money.
12 untranslatable Swedish words they didn't teach you at SFI - Europe News
12 untranslatable Swedish words they didn't teach you at SFI 10 hours ago
Language both shapes and is shaped by the people that speak it, so discovering the words that are unique to a particular culture is like being let in on a secret.
Sweden's 'Christmas gift of the year' is an electric bike - Europe News
Sweden's 'Christmas gift of the year' is an electric bike 1 day ago
A Swedish retail organization has predicted the Christmas gift of the year that they think will be given to every health-conscious Swede who wants to exercise... but in moderation.
Women in Swedish universities share experiences of harassment - Europe News
Women in Swedish universities share experiences of harassment 1 day ago
Academia is the latest industry to be shaken by widescale allegations of sexual assault in Sweden, with students and researchers raising their voices in a Facebook group aimed to draw attention to the problem.
'Sweden let us down': Denmark after losing out on EU agency - Europe News
'Sweden let us down': Denmark after losing out on EU agency 1 day ago
Denmark’s foreign minister Anders Samuelsen said that Sweden had ‘let down’ its Nordic neighbour after both countries missed out on being awarded the EU’s European Medicines Agency.
Traffic chaos arrives with first snow in Stockholm: in pictures - Europe News
Traffic chaos arrives with first snow in Stockholm: in pictures 1 day ago
Stockholm's first snowfall of the season caused traffic woes in the capital on Tuesday – and everyone in northern Sweden united in a collective eyeroll.
One arrest after man shot dead in Stockholm car chase - Europe News
One arrest after man shot dead in Stockholm car chase 1 day ago
A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 30-year-old man who was shot dead during a car chase in Stockholm on Monday.
Most blue whales are 'right-handed', Swedish-American study shows - Europe News
Most blue whales are 'right-handed', Swedish-American study shows 1 day ago
Blue whales, the world's largest animals, usually favor their right side when they lunge to catch food -- a preference similar to right-handedness in people, researchers said on Monday.
Volvo sells 'tens of thousands' of self-driving cars to Uber - Europe News
Volvo sells 'tens of thousands' of self-driving cars to Uber 2 days ago
Volvo has signed a deal to supply "tens of thousands" of self-driving cars to ride-sharing company Uber.
The Local readers reveal their personal number pains in Sweden - Europe News
The Local readers reveal their personal number pains in Sweden 2 days ago
The Local is investigating life in Sweden without a 'personnummer' – the ID number that is in many ways the key to accessing services in the country. We asked our readers for their experiences of trying to get by without one, and they responded in droves.
Stockholm fails in bid to take EU agency post-Brexit - Europe News
Stockholm fails in bid to take EU agency post-Brexit 2 days ago
Sweden's bid for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to be moved from London to Stockholm following Brexit has failed.
Spotify launches new tech hub in London - Europe News
Spotify launches new tech hub in London 2 days ago
Spotify is recruiting for a new tech hub in London, its first outside Sweden and the US.
This undated photo provided by NYC & Company shows a display in Stockholm, Sweden, of an ad from a new campaign to promote tourism in New York City. The campaign is called “True York City” and the ad shows the phrase “Famous Original New York City.” - Europe News
This undated photo provided by NYC & Company shows a display in Stockholm, Sweden, of an ad from a new campaign to promote tourism in New York City. The campaign is called “True York City” and the ad shows the phrase “Famous Original New York City.” 2 days ago
This undated photo provided by NYC & Company shows a display in Stockholm, Sweden, of an ad from a new campaign to promote tourism in New York City. The campaign is called “True York City” and the ad shows the phrase “Famous Original New York City.”
Exclusive offer: free DriveNow registration for Members of The Local - Europe News
Exclusive offer: free DriveNow registration for Members of The Local 2 days ago
Becoming a Member of The Local not only means that you’ll get access to exclusive articles about life in Sweden – thanks to our partnership with DriveNow you will also be a step closer to exploring Sweden in style, saving 290 kronor in the process.