Meteorological agency SMHI has issued a weather warning for central and northern Sweden, with heavy snowfalls forecast for Thursday night and Friday morning.
While properly traversing Europe's fourth largest country (when measured by total area) would take weeks—or even months, an easy alternative is taking The Local's virtual tour of Sweden as seen from a series of webcams.
Customers banking with Nordea have been the victims of a new fraud attempt.
Sweden has maintained its ninth place ranking among the world’s most competitive countries, according to an annual list compiled by the Swiss business school IMD.
Continued fishing threatens to kill off several species of sharks from Swedish waters, researchers warn.
What's on this week in Sweden: Nick Cave in Stockholm, major running event in Gothenburg, musical sailing tour in Malmö.
Armed Forces Supreme Commander Håkan Syrén fears that proposed cuts to the military will diminish its capacity to defend Sweden's borders.
Internet dating has begun taking its first tentative steps into the offline world. Allegra Grevelius attends a movie dating event and meets everyone from a youngster with a hankering for yummy mummies to older singles looking for love.
A burglar in Linköping thought he was in luck on Tuesday night when he spotted an open door on a balcony leading to a 79-year-old woman's apartment - but he hadn't reckoned on an encounter with her well-built son.
Astrid Zachrison, Sweden’s oldest person, passed away on Wednesday night, just shy of what would have been her 113th birthday on Thursday.
A 22-year-old from Varberg in western Sweden may have arranged his own sad entry in the record books.
When a grandfather saw his granddaughter talking on a mobile phone while holding her newborn child during a family outing, he became furious.
Migration Minister Tobias Billström hinted that he is open to offering healthcare to immigrants who find themselves in Sweden without proper residence permits.
Mattias Weinhandl scored the game winner in overtime as Sweden beat the Czech Republic 3-2 in the quarter-finals of the World Ice Hockey Championships on Wednesday.