Freezing rain and snow is expected to fall across large swaths of central and northern Sweden on Friday night, prompting warnings from icy road conditions across much of the region.
Shoplifters caught stealing at from the Dollar Store in Sundsvall in northern Sweden can avoid being reported to police if they agree to wear of full-body sign outing them as a thief.
Several more cases of skin cancer or preliminary stages of malignant melanoma have been detected in the retesting of diagnoses after the Sahlgrenska University hospital cancer scandal became public earlier this year.
While learning Swedish is a common hurdle for immigrants of all stripes, US-native and parent Rebecca Ahlfeldt reflects on how differing definitions of foul language can pose a special challenge for the ex-pat parents of small children.
Rejected asylum seekers will only be allowed to remain in detention for a maximum of two months before being deported from Sweden, according to a new agreement between the government and the Green Party, Sveriges Radio (SR) reported on Thursday.
From swim wear designers to dancers, CEOs to physiologists, Sweden is teeming with foreign talent. The Local kicks off its new series with a countdown of influential foreigners in an array of fields.
A town on the east coast of Sweden has been struck by a wave of unusually smelly crimes, where dirty nappies are pilfered from bins, unwrapped by the perpetrators and strewn around public places.
Julian Assange has dumped his Swedish lawyer in favour of a new defence team which includes an attorney involved in the Pirate Bay trial, as the WikiLeaks founder continues to fight his extradition to Sweden to face questioning over sex crimes accusations.
Two Swedish men were rescued on Thursday after being stuck for five days on the top of Mount Kebnekajse, Sweden's highest peak, as poor weather had previously made a rescue operation impossible.
Sweden's social insurance agency Försäkringskassan is demanding that a man, convicted of selling alcohol from the back of his van, pay back the full sickness benefits he received during the time he was running his bootleg operation.
Two Polish men, under suspicion of being behind a series of explosions in several European Ikea outlets, have owned up to their involvement, Polish prosecutors said on Thursday.