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EXPLAINED: What will happen next in Sweden's political 2021-11-25 09:16:33A prime minister stepping down just hours after she was appointed, coalition partners leaving the government and the passing of Sweden's first budget

Coronavirus: The latest news about the virus in 2021-11-25 09:00:05Follow the latest news about how the coronavirus pandemic is developing in Sweden with The Local's paywall-free blog.

Magdalena Andersson gets second shot at becoming Sweden's 2021-11-25 08:55:21Social Democrat leader Magdalena Andersson will get another chance to become Sweden's first female prime minister, after the speaker of parliament sa

Postal applications for Sweden's Covid vaccine pass face 2021-11-25 04:58:42People without Swedish e-ID must apply for their vaccine passes by post. But delays of "several weeks" mean not all passes will be ready in time for

Sweden tightens Covid-19 guidelines – who should get 2021-11-25 03:45:27Sweden again tightened its Covid-19 testing recommendations on November 25th. Here's what applies to everyone now.

Today in Sweden: a roundup of the latest 2021-11-25 02:44:27Find out what's going on in Sweden today with The Local's short roundup of the news in less than five minutes.

So... who is the prime minister of Sweden 2021-11-25 02:32:54Magdalena Andersson, the first woman to get confirmed as prime minister by the Swedish parliament, quit before even taking office. So who's running t

Sweden's new prime minister resigns after government falls 2021-11-24 12:31:13Just hours after her election, Sweden's incoming Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson handed in her resignation after a tense budget vote threw the gov

UPDATE: European countries 'must act urgently' amid worsening 2021-11-24 11:01:26The EU health agency on Wednesday appealed to member states to "urgently" introduce measures to counter surging Covid-19 cases, a day after the WHO

KEY POINTS: What you need to know about 2021-11-24 10:44:04Incoming Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson will have to govern on the right-wing opposition's budget after it won a vote in parliament. But what doe

Swedish word of the day: statsminister 2021-11-24 03:12:03A word of the day to mark the Swedish parliament's prime ministerial vote – let's have a closer look at what it means.

How bird poo knocked out power for 27,000 2021-11-24 01:21:21Two power outages in Gothenburg in November had an unexpected cause: bird poo.

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Snow plough boss incensed by e-scooters blocking paths 2021-12-01 07:23:00Carelessly parked electric scooters are causing a big problem for snow plough drivers and salt gritters in central Gothenburg.After Tuesday's snowfal

Snowstorm moving in over southern Sweden 2021-12-01 05:01:00An orange weather warning for heavy snow and strong wind has been issued for southern Sweden today where a couple of decimetres of snow is expected du

Residence permits can be extended to allow students 2021-12-01 04:21:00Residence permits for non-EU students can be extended, even if studies are not full-time - for example if there have been delays due to "circumstance

Covid vaccine passes in use domestically from today 2021-12-01 04:15:00As of today, Covid-19 vaccination certificates will be used for entry into indoor public gatherings and public events of 100 people or more.The proof

Police: Close contacts used to draw out murder 2021-12-01 01:25:00So far this year, 23 people have been shot dead in Stockholm - a region which stands out when it comes to fatal gun crime.Assignments to murder a pers

Public Health Agency issues new testing recommendations for 2021-11-30 10:20:00Anyone travelling to Sweden from outside the Nordic region should get now tested for Covid-19 on arrival, irrespective of vaccination status, the Publ

Swedish pandemic strategy inadequate in early stages, expert 2021-11-30 09:29:00Early, decisive measures are key to contain a pandemic, an approach Sweden eschewed when Covid-19 arrived, says a group of experts from the Royal Swed

New PM Andersson presents new cabinet and government 2021-11-30 06:52:00Delivering her first Statement of Government Policy to parliament this morning, Sweden's newly elected Prime Minister, Magdalena Andersson, began wit

Government minister to be investigated for alleged sexual 2021-11-30 06:37:00A preliminary investigation by prosecutors has been started against Sweden's minister for infrastructure, Tomas Eneroth, regarding alleged sexual mol

Sweden grabs gold and silver at world table 2021-11-30 05:35:00A night of success for Sweden's players in Houston, Texas started with Mattias Falck and Kristian Karlsson winning the men's doubles final.A fe

First case of Omicron variant diagnosed in Sweden 2021-11-30 04:28:00The test was taken a little more than a week ago on a passenger that had returned from South Africa, according to the Public Health Agency.The Agency

Prison service prepares to receive many new high-risk 2021-11-29 23:00:00The Swedish prison service is preparing to receive many new prisoners, sentenced after the police gained access to encrypted communication networks.An

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