As Sweden's indigenous Sami celebrate their National Day on February 6th, The Local offers up a few video clips highlighting their unique vocal traditions.
A 15-year-old girl from southern Sweden took her own life after several years of bullying during which her school's idea of combatting the problem had been to make her go tell the other students that their taunts upset her.
An instructor within the Swedish police force has been accused of hate crimes for referring to a trainee officer with a foreign background as a "monkey".
Emergency services in Gothenburg have come under fire recently after it came to light that a fire station had been renting out rooms to visiting colleagues.
A young Swedish mother, recently diagnosed and treated for breast cancer, was told by National Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan), that she was not eligible for sickness benefits.
A 10-year-old girl had her throat slashed with a knife outside a school in Gothenburg in western Sweden on Monday morning, according to police.
A fire in a Gothenburg apartment building has claimed the life of one and made some 70 people homeless as the re-igniting fire has left the entire building unstable, according to emergency services.
Swedish investment firm Kinnevik has made an offer to buy up Metro International, a global publisher of free newspapers.
An 89-year-old man from southern Sweden has been convicted of assault after ramming his shopping cart into that of another shopper.
A 20-year-old woman had the word “whore” carved into her arm in connection with a knife attack in Landskrona in southern Sweden.
A power outage at a district heating plant in northern Sweden cut off heat to nearly all of Sollefteå's 8,000 residents on Sunday night as temperatures dropped below minus 25 degrees Celsius.