There's only one way to see the picturesque town of Västervik during the winter months - and that's from the back of an Icelandic pony, writes Vic Bassey.
Analysts expect a slowdown in the Swedish residential property market in 2010 following a year in which apartment prices rose by 20 percent amid record low interest rates.
Introducing... is The Local's guide to the ins and outs of Swedish celebrity. This week Malin Nyberg sits too close to the telly and gets sucked into the wacky world of commercial dance artist Jonas Altberg, aka Basshunter.
Sweden plans to launch an inquiry to examine how victims of past abuse in state-run foster homes and orphanages can receive some form of restitution following the partial findings of a government-mandated investigation.
Three men were sentenced to prison on Thursday for their role in a sex trafficking scheme in which a 17-year-old girl was forced to sell sex to several men in Skåne in southern Sweden.
A 30-year-old Swedish man suspected of having a role in the brazen helicopter-aided robbery of a Stockholm cash depot has been arrested in the Dominican Republic.
A number of maritime treasures off Sweden’s southern coast are under threat from the shipworm, which is gaining a foothold in the Baltic Sea due to climate change, according to researchers at the University of Gothenburg.
Six suspected gang members were arrested on Wednesday as police in southern Sweden seized weapons and explosives in a sting operation targeting the Topdogz criminal organization, local newspaper Sydsvenskan reports.
For the first time ever, Sweden has named a woman to be the top judge of the country’s highest court.
What’s on in Sweden: Bankers dancing in Stockholm, The 69 Eyes in Gothenburg and musical legend Andy Votel comes to Malmö.
The floor of a Weight Watchers clinic in Växjö in south central Sweden collapsed on Wednesday night beneath a group of about 20 participants in the diet programme.