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Sweden’s Postnord could raise postage price after record 2019-01-19 11:58:48The number of letters sent via Postnord in Sweden fell by a record amount in the second half of 2018.

Swedish citizens arrested in Spain on drugs charges 2019-01-19 11:19:30Two people from Sweden have been arrested in Barcelona on suspicion of serious drugs and weapons offences.

Sweden’s Left Party leader would talk to Moderates 2019-01-19 10:54:13The Left Party has said it would be prepared to trigger a hypothetical vote of no confidence in Sweden’s new government, but does not have enoug

#MySweden: 'In the morning you could go for 2019-01-18 10:08:54Every week one of The Local's readers takes over our Instagram account. Today Zubair Ahmed from Pakistan shows us his Jönköping.

US-North Korea meeting to take place in Sweden: 2019-01-18 08:37:49A high-level meeting between representatives of North Korea is taking place in Sweden, several Swedish media reported on Friday.

Malmö sees lowest crime stats in 17 years: 2019-01-18 08:35:08With recent high-profile shootings, you'd think Malmö was in the middle of a crime wave. But according to preliminary official statistics, 2018

Swedish word of the day: äntligen 2019-01-18 06:59:36Today's chosen Swedish word means 'finally', but language-learners should be careful about when they use it.

How did Stefan Löfven secure a second term 2019-01-18 06:45:03Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has managed to hold on to power for a second term, after months of political wrangling.

Fragile southern Swedish delicacy driven to Berlin but 2019-01-18 06:13:56A team of Scanian food ambassadors painstakingly drove one of the region's delicate 'spettekaka' desserts overland to Berlin food festival only for

Stefan Löfven voted back in as Swedish prime 2019-01-18 03:59:15Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven will return to his role as Swedish prime minister, leading a Social Democrat-Green Party coalition after par

How reported crime rates changed in Sweden in 2019-01-18 02:26:53The number of reported crimes in Sweden increased slightly in 2018, according to statistics from Sweden's National Council on Crime Prevention (Br&ar

Stefan Löfven expected to be voted back in 2019-01-18 01:20:07Centre-left Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven is expected to be voted back in as prime minister by Sweden's parliament on Friday, ending a 13

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Opposition regroups, promises rough ride for new government 2019-01-18 12:27:00The opposition parties on Friday promised a rough ride in the months ahead for the newly minted Social Democrat and Green government.

Government's sigh of relief met with pledges of 2019-01-18 11:55:00After parliament re-elected Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven as prime minister Friday morning, there were sighs of relief in his government'

Record year for delays, cancellations on Sweden's railways 2019-01-18 05:47:00A record number of passenger trains were delayed last year. Some 12 percent, or roughly 100,000 trains, were more than five minutes late or were cance

Lawmakers vote Löfven back in as prime minister 2019-01-18 04:02:00Sweden ended four months of political stalemate on Friday when parliament elected Stefan Löfven as prime minister for a second term, leading a So

After political stalemate, Löfven set for second term 2019-01-18 01:40:00Parliament will vote on Stefan Löfven's candidacy as prime minister Friday morning, which is expected to pass if all members of the Riksdag vote

How some libraries cope with movie streaming's popularity 2019-01-17 10:33:00Let's say it's a Friday night, and you're at home on the sofa, getting ready to stream that movie you've been looking forward to. But when yo

Man charged with crown jewels theft 2019-01-17 09:55:00A 22-year-old man has been charged with stealing the 17th century funeral crown jewels of King Karl the IX from the cathedral in Strängnäs.

Blood centre offers English-speaking donors a chance to 2019-01-17 08:12:00Three percent of Sweden's adult population donates blood every year but up until Wednesday this week, English-speaking immigrants without a firm gras

Researcher: Sweden could be heading for scenario of 2019-01-17 07:05:00A researcher says Sweden could be moving closer to a situation where significant popular unrest might happen.

Voters express relief, dismay and jitters ahead of 2019-01-17 05:45:00Over four months after the election it looks like Sweden may be getting a new government. What do the voters think of the result - and the time it too

Learning from the Finnish experiment in basic income 2019-01-16 09:59:00What, if anything, might Sweden learn from a two-year test in Finland, in which 2,000 unemployed people received a monthly sum wit

EU minister fears Britain's "disorderly exit" from political 2019-01-16 08:00:00Sweden's EU minister does not think the political union will re-negotiate the deal on Brexit, but she adds there may be some flexibility on the timel

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