What's on in Sweden: American Football & Labour Day parade in Stockholm; Terence Blanchard in Gothenburg; International Noise Conspiracy in Malmö
Volvo Group CEO Leif Johansson was booed and heckled by disgruntled employees during a visit to a Volvo truck plant in Tuve near Gothenburg.
The Madonna of Orgasm Church (Orgasmens Madonnas kyrka) has suffered a disappointing reversal following a Swedish court ruling that the church’s name is unacceptable and offensive.
Several masked assailants threw paint grenades at Vattenfall CEO Lars G. Josefsson on Wednesday, interrupting a press conference during which he was set to present the state-owned power company’s interim results.
The daughter of a Polish man who survived the Nazi death camps and fled to Sweden in 1945 is reeling upon learning that her late father’s name stood at the top of a letter written by Auschwitz prisoners recently discovered by workers in Poland.
The Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (Smittskyddsinstitutet) has called on Swedes to refrain from non-essential travel to Mexico in a bid to curtail the risk of a swine flu outbreak in the country.
The Local's regular panel grapples with Sweden's many dialects and tries to decide whether they should be classified as throat diseases or things of poetic beauty.
Swedish men have become more metrosexual and less masculine in recent times, according to a new survey polling both sexes on their opinion of the Swedish male.
First quarter results at Sweden’s Nordea bank beat expectations despite worries over possible mounting loan defaults amid worsening global economic conditions.
Swedish competition authorities raided offices of Arla Foods on Tuesday to investigate whether the Scandinavian dairy producer had entered into an illegal agreement with the Coop grocery chain.
A 46-year-old Swedish man who used a hidden camera to take pictures beneath the skirts of several young girls may escape prosecution because none of his victims can be positively identified.