The Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) does not want to recognise a DNA-test as confirmation of the paternity of a Sierra Leone man currently living with his son in Sundsvall.
If you’re looking to boost your Swedish sex appeal, The Local's Karen Holst explains why enrolling in a Swedish language course in Gothenburg may be the ticket to wooing that potential Swedish sweetheart.
The Swedish Supreme Court has ruled to remand the parents of man convicted of a so-called "honour" killing in Högsby, southern Sweden in 2005, the first time it has issued a remand ruling since the 1980s.
One woman suffered burns and four people were apprehended by police after a flare caused a blaze on the terraces during a top-flight football derby between two local teams GAIS and IFK Göteborg, at the Ullevi arena in Gothenburg on Monday.
A Muslim group plans to turn a church into a mosque after Swedish pentecostalists decided to sell a superfluous property in Flen in eastern Sweden in a display of "Christian love".
The deadly snake reportedly on the loose in a Malmö apartment block, prompting panic among residents and leaving a six figure bill for the ensuing hunt, was probably a hoax.
Thousands of Swedes are claiming hefty pensioner discounts despite being in gainful employment, due a loophole enabling them to draw some of their pension in advance.
Skype, the IP telephony company founded and part-owned by Swedish entrepreneur Niklas Zennström, has been bought bought by US software giant Microsoft, the firms confirmed on Tuesday afternoon.
A powerful explosion rocked Lilla Torg in central Malmö early Tuesday morning causing extension damage to one of the square's many restaurants.
Swedish car maker Saab AB has announced the recruitment of a top executive from Japanese firm Subaru to run its North American operations as it bids to rebuild its embattled brand.
A Swedish citizen nicknamed "Stallion" faced a US court on Monday and pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiring to supply weapons to Colombian guerillas in exchange for cocaine.