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Woman raped after taking unlicensed taxi
A 25-year-old woman was the victim of a suspected rape near Västerås on Saturday night.
(Sun, 18 Nov 2018 15:04:02 +0100)

Swedish prosecutors to make announcement over death of Romanian EU migrant
An announcement is expected from police prosecutors on Monday in a case involving the suspected murder of a Romanian man earlier this year.
(Sun, 18 Nov 2018 14:26:08 +0100)

Sweden hold on to Nations League promotion hopes with Turkey win
Sweden kept their hopes of promotion alive with a narrow UEFA Nations League victory over Turkey in Konya on Saturday.
(Sun, 18 Nov 2018 10:37:11 +0100)

Winter sneaking up on Sweden after mild autumn
The arrival of winter is likely to be felt in Sweden in coming days, with cold air gradually moving across the temperature and bringing incremental temperature drops.
(Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:37:33 +0100)

More Swedish men choosing vasectomy as contraception method
An increasing number of vasectomies have been recorded in Sweden in recent years.
(Sat, 17 Nov 2018 14:20:36 +0100)

Sweden to host UN Yemen talks
The United Nations intends to convene peace talks on Yemen soon after receiving firm assurances from the parties that they will attend negotiations in Sweden, the UN envoy said Friday.
(Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:24:55 +0100)

#MySweden: 'Malmö is a beating heart of food culture, arts and innovation'
The Local's readers take over our Instagram account to introduce each other to towns and neighbourhoods across Sweden. Today, Nathan Lloyd from Wales talks about life in Malmö.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:05:50 +0100)

Members' quiz: How much do you know about Swedish music?
Probably the only Swedish music quiz in the world that doesn't contain one question about Abba.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:20:07 +0100)

Swedish word of the day: jajamensan
Jajamensan looks slightly ridiculous written down, but it's one of those words that helps you sound much more Swedish once you learn how to deploy it.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:32:01 +0100)

Brexit passport rush continues, but Brits face long waits for Swedish citizenship
More than 1,600 Britons have applied for citizenship in Sweden so far in 2018, a huge increase on the years preceding the Brexit vote.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:31:18 +0100)

Police release footage of Malmö rape suspect
Police in Malmö have released pictures of the man they suspect of raping a woman in the city's central Möllevången Square on Wednesday last week.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:41:41 +0100)

Member event: Is Stockholm an attractive city for foreign talent?
'Stockholm and the Battle for Global Talent' was the theme of a panel event for The Local's Members, at which Stockholm's mayor and a group of experts and politicians discussed how the city could become more attractive for skilled international workers.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:37:03 +0100)

Police hunt shooter in central Stockholm
Police are investigating reports of a shooting on Kungsholmen island in central Stockholm shortly before 9.30am on Friday.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:22:54 +0100)

Over 600 adoptions from Chile to Sweden investigated in 'children of silence' probe
Hundreds of adoptions took place between Chile and Sweden in the 1970s and 1980s. But many of them may have been carried out against the biological parents' will.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:59:48 +0100)

14-year-old girl suspected over teenager's death in western Sweden
A 14-year-old girl is suspected of causing another teenager's death at a residential care home in Trollhätten, western Sweden.
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:57:11 +0100)

Swedish word of the day: sakpolitik
Today's word of the day will be cropping up a lot in Swedish news over the next few weeks: sakpolitik.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:32:54 +0100)

Three men seized for Malmö cyber café shooting
A Malmö prosecutor has called for three young men to be held in pre-trial detention over this summer's drive-by shooting at an internet café in the city.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:22:51 +0100)

Could Centre Party leader Annie Lööf get Sweden a government?
Centre Party leader Annie Lööf will be the next person to lead exploratory coalition talks – after incumbent Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and Moderate leader Ulf Kristersson both failed to form a government.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:33:11 +0100)

Swedish Moderate-led council to ban halal meat in deal with populists
A municipality in Sweden has vowed to ban religiously slaughtered meat from school menus after the centre-right Moderate Party formed a coalition government with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:14:19 +0100)

Sweden scraps TV licence – but here's what you need to know about the new tax
Sweden's TV licence will be scrapped from the start of next year – and replaced by a new tax.
(Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:57:04 +0100)