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The Local - 29 okt 11 kl. 15:36

Patient deaths prompts Swedish healthcare audit

After a number of cases of patients being denied care, sometimes with lethal outcome, Sweden's public healthcare system is set to be audited..
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The Local - 10 sep 12 kl. 10:27

Lack of hospital staff cited in patient deaths

Overcrowding at Swedish hospitals has been cited in five patient deaths this year, with a lack of temporary staff to blame, according to a new study..

The Local - 02 mar 11 kl. 09:34

Arrest prompts Swedish filesharing site to close

A well-known Swedish filesharing site has been shuttered following the arrest of a man who has since confessed to uploading more than 1,000 films to the network affiliated with the site..

The Local - 25 maj 12 kl. 14:15

The Swedish media and the 'Tooth Fairy State'

A recent report admonishing Swedes about their dental hygiene prompts Swedish journalist and columnist Ola Tedin to reflect on how a sometimes uncritical media appears to serve the interests of the Swedish state..

The Local - 19 okt 13 kl. 12:00

Road deaths in Sweden at record low

The amount of deaths on Swedish roads has dropped to a level not seen since the 1940s with the fatality rate for September setting a new record.


The Local - 09 jan 17 kl. 16:32

No new record-low for road deaths in Sweden

The number of deaths on Swedish roads went up in 2016, new figures reveal..

The Local - 30 sep 19 kl. 07:50

Railway crossing deaths set to hit 10-year high in Sweden

Deaths at Swedish railway crossings are expected to hit a 10-year high before the year is over, reports broadcaster TV4 after two people died when a train crashed into their car in northern Sweden..

The Local - 10 maj 12 kl. 08:48

Swedish woman swallows scalpels - dies

A patient at a Swedish psychiatric ward has died after swallowing two scalpels while visiting a medical facility in Växjö..

The Local - 11 jun 12 kl. 11:10

Surgery patient vanishes from Swedish ward

A man in his seventies went missing from a hospital in Eksjö, southern Sweden, shortly after having had surgery performed on his head..

The Local - 04 jan 19 kl. 13:26

BREAKING: Suspected Ebola patient isolated at Swedish hospital

The emergency ward at Enköping Hospital is currently closed after a suspected case of Ebola..

The Local - 26 aug 16 kl. 07:53

Sweden moves to battle high rate of drug deaths

The Swedish government has launched an inquiry into why Sweden has among the highest number of drug-related deaths in the EU despite its zero-tolerance policy..

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The Local - 20 apr 20 kl. 15:35

Watch: Who were the 1.3 million Swedes who once emigrated to the US?

More than 1.3 million Swedes emigrated to the US between 1850 and 1930. This is their amazing story..

The Local - 20 apr 20 kl. 16:04

Coronavirus: Will Sweden ever have a total lockdown?

Sweden has followed a different strategy in fighting the coronavirus compared to many other countries – though the aim of protecting vulnerable groups and reducing social contacts is the same, the Nordic country has stood out for its focus on voluntary measures rather than enforcing a lockdown. Should we expect a change any time soon?.

The Local - 21 apr 20 kl. 08:07

Sweden to introduce new civics classes for asylum seekers

Sweden is planning to introduce a compulsory civics introduction programme for asylum seekers, as part of a deal between the government and two of its parliamentary partners..

The Local - 21 apr 20 kl. 09:16

Stockholm shooting: Two men accused of killing 18-year-old woman just days after her wedding

Two men face trial over the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old woman in Sweden. Her husband is believed to have been the intended target..

The Local - 21 apr 20 kl. 13:59

13 Swedish words we've learned during the coronavirus outbreak

From the scientific vocab we've all had to try to learn to understand what's happening, to the political terms unique to Sweden, here are some of the words that have entered our Swedish vocabularies since the start of the crisis – and which could help you better understand what's going on..

The Local - 21 apr 20 kl. 16:42

Swedes warned: Vodka won't protect you from the coronavirus

Sweden's state-run alcohol chain Systembolaget has advised customers not to buy its spirits as a substitute for hand sanitiser..

The Local - 21 apr 20 kl. 16:45

Can you keep dating and having sex in Sweden despite social distancing rules?

After Denmark's health chief on Monday gave the green light to dating and casual sex during the coronavirus outbreak, The Local asked Sweden's Public Health Agency for its guidelines..

The Local - 22 apr 20 kl. 06:59

Readers reveal: What's it like moving overseas during a pandemic?

Moving to a foreign country is a combination of excitement, stress, and careful planning at any time. The Local spoke to four women who relocated to Sweden very recently, to find out what it's like undertaking an overseas move during a pandemic..

The Local - 22 apr 20 kl. 10:57

Quiz: How well do you know this Swedish springtime vocabulary?

Like each of the seasons, spring in Sweden comes with its own set of traditions, recipes, and wildlife. Test your knowledge of Swedish spring vocabulary in this quick quiz..

The Local - 22 apr 20 kl. 11:00

Opinion: An American perspective on the Swedish coronavirus strategy

How do we measure the human and social costs of our countries' coronavirus strategies, ask Stockholm-based researchers Andrea M Voyer and Jason J Czarnezki.. i Sociala medier

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