Hamburger chain McDonald's has reacted with ire to a new neon sign outside a Swedish strip club in southern Sweden.
With the new anti-file-sharing IPRED law fresh on Sweden's law books, five book publishers have applied to the courts to trace a suspected illegal file sharer.
Sweden's security police (Säpo) have been called in to assist the National Investigation Department (Rikskriminalen) in its investigation into a slew of recent incidents involving glass in chicken products.
The royal wedding, doggie doo DNA and a confession from Alfie Atkins' secret friend, as well as The Local's own Japanese girl band, were among the traditional April Fool's Day hoaxes in the Swedish media on Wednesday.
A catchy hit inspired by a lovestruck Tokyo girl’s new life in Malmö has soared to the top of the charts in Japan, as a wave of Swedish influences washes over the country's musical landscape.
The future of a female Church of Sweden pastor is in the balance following revelations that she had a love affair with a 15-year-old confirmation candidate.
Sweden's finance minister Anders Borg has predicted that the country's unemployment rate will hit 12 percent in 2011.
Sweden Finance Minister Anders Borg has predicted that the country's unemployment rate will hit 12 percent in 2011.
Christine Schürrer, the German woman found guilty of murdering two children in Arboga, has complained about her trial and claims that Sweden has no right to consider itself a state governed by law.
In a time of severe economic crisis, the European Union is fortunate to have Sweden taking up the presidential reins this summer, British Ambassador to Sweden Andrew Mitchell tells The Local's James Savage.
While imprisoned for serious drugs offences, Andreas Olsson, the leader of the Bandidos organized crime gang in Stockholm, has been studying courses in financial criminal law at the taxpayer's expense.
Sweden's main banks, some of which have requested state assistance to help cover substantial losses, have rewarded employees for their performance in 2008 with a total of 5.7 billion kronor ($690 million) in bonuses.
Swedish diplomats in Pyongyang are continuing their efforts to help secure the release of two US journalists being held by North Korea.