Fed up of being cut off from the couples-only dinner party circuit, Swedish singles are fighting back. As The Local’s Christine Demsteader finds out, they are throwing their frozen meals-for-one aside to attend Sweden’s Biggest Singles Party.
A male cross-dresser from Luleå in northern Sweden has won his legal struggle to go by the name Madeleine.
Police in Serbia suspect the mastermind behind last week's brazen helicopter heist is a 40-year-old Bosnian Serb living in Belgrade known as the 'gangster king'.
The Scanian ('Skånska') dialect of southern Sweden has landed on Unesco's list of threatened languages, much to the exasperation of Swedish linguists.
A Swedish court ruled on Tuesday that a lay judge set to hear the next phase of the Pirate Bay trial is unsuitable for the job because he works for the Spotify digital music service.
Here's a look at the six men currently being held on suspicions of involvement in last week's spectacular helicopter robbery of a Västberga cash depot, according to Dagens Nyheter newspaper.
A group of elite Swedish soldiers made a colossal error during a demolition exercise at the weekend when they blasted their way into the wrong house.
A 19-year-old Swedish woman is still being held in Islamabad after having declined several times to be released without her husband, Pakistani officials report.
The four main Swedish banks, some of which have requested bailout money from shareholders and the state, are expected to dish out a whopping 5.4 billion kronor ($769 million) in employee bonuses for 2009, despite substantial credit losses.
Children who are the most popular and powerful at school also enjoy better health in adult life compared to counterparts at the bottom end of the pecking order, said a Swedish study published Tuesday.
Collectors and Ingmar Bergman fans proved willing to pay far more than expected for a range of the legendary filmmaker’s personal items auctioned off in Stockholm on Monday.
Swedish clothing retailer H&M said on Monday that its winter and spring collections would include clothing and lingerie designed by French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel.