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Guatemala anti-corruption duo wins Sweden's 'alternative Nobel prize'
Two activists fighting corruption in Guatemala won the 2018 Rights Livelihood Prize on Monday, the jury for the Swedish human rights prize announced.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:25:10 +0200)

Brrr! Autumn has now arrived in most of Sweden
It's time to stock up on warm jumpers, Vitamin D tablets and flu medicine, with autumn having arrived in more than half of the country following a weekend of stormy weather.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:41:15 +0200)

Swedish playmaker Emil Forsberg saves the day with penalty
Swede Emil Forsberg converted a second-half penalty for RB Leipzig at Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday in a 1-1 draw.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:30:48 +0200)

What's next for Sweden? Why today is crucial for the country's political future
Sweden's new parliament will meet for the first time today to elect a new speaker. Here's why that matters and what you need to know.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:59:53 +0200)

Sweden’s fries could get shorter after hot summer
French fries in Sweden could be about to get shorter, with hot summer resulting in poor harvests across Europe.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:56:19 +0200)

Sweden’s Green Party to vote for left-wing deputy speaker candidate
A candidate from the Left party is likely to be selected as the second deputy speaker of Sweden’s parliament.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:47:55 +0200)

Frustrated Ibrahimovic coy on Galaxy future
Zlatan Ibrahimovic plans to discuss his future with Los Angeles Galaxy chiefs after a frustrating first season in Major League Soccer.
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 10:55:56 +0200)

Swedish company removes Sami costume from website after criticism
Partykungen, a Swedish company that supplies fancy dress outfits, has removed a costume resembling traditional Sami dress from its website after complaints.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 16:27:51 +0200)

Man arrested after tear gas attack at Swedish police station
A police station in the town of Gävle was the target of a tear gas attack during Friday night.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:11:31 +0200)

Sweden Democrats to vote for Alliance candidate as parliamentary speaker
The Sweden Democrats have stated they will vote for the candidate from the centre-right alliance bloc in Monday’s vote to confirm the new speaker of parliament.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:01:52 +0200)

Malmö residents harassed by Folkets Park drug pushers
Pushers openly selling drugs in broad daylight, children's playgrounds used for punishment beatings and drug storage, and local residents attacked for daring to go to the police: that's the situation residents described to The Local in one part of the southern city of Malmö.
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 08:15:23 +0200)

Archaeologists find medieval seal on Swedish island
During the construction of new pipelines, archaeologists uncovered an unusual find on a small island in central Sweden.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:09:15 +0200)

Medical age tests on asylum seekers likely to have 'misclassified' minors: study
Age tests carried out on migrants to determine whether they were over 18 may have been inaccurate in many cases, according to a new study published in a medical journal.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:09:30 +0200)

Members' Q&A: The Local's guide to Swedish parental leave
Sweden's parental leave policy is generous enough to have earned media coverage around the world, and for many families it's a factor in choosing to live in the Nordic nation. But the specific terms, and the process for applying for benefits, can be tough to get to grips with.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:51:14 +0200)

Trains and ferries cancelled as storm approaches western Sweden
Trains and boats across western Sweden have been cancelled as a heavy storm draws in over the country on Friday.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:58:22 +0200)

Interview: 'India and Sweden are very different in size, but similar in principles'
The Local spoke to Sweden's Ambassador to India, Klas Molin, about the opening of Ikea, collaboration in the tech industry, and why the two countries share many of the same values.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:51:22 +0200)

British comedies compete on the Malmö stage
There are two British comedy shows on the Malmö stage simultaneously this week. Do people in Skåne have more of a British sense of humour?
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:21:31 +0200)

Recipe: How to make Swedish cardamom cake
Food writer John Duxbury shares a recipe for delicious Swedish cardamom cake, a classic fika treat, with The Local.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:59:59 +0200)

Spotify just announced a move that could shake up the music industry
Spotify has said it will allow select artists to upload songs directly, bypassing record labels or distributors.
(Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:31:27 +0200)

Members' geography quiz: How well do you know the cities of Sweden?
How well-travelled are you? Take The Local's quick quiz to see how much you know about the cities of Sweden.
(Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:41:08 +0200)