When Volvo Car Corporation was taken over by Chinese carmaker Geely, it meant adapting not only to Geely’s way of doing things, but to Chinese culture as a whole. The Swedish car company found a special course from Berlitz that could help its employees adapt.
The Swedish Prison and Probation Service revealed on Monday which prisons have been selected for the men convicted in the Pirate Bay trial.
University students in Sweden are cheating to the same level as last year according to a new study, prompting the government to enter talks of how to clamp down on academic cheating.
When Relatively Speaking, a play written by award winning English playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn, opened in Stockholm, The Local was there to talk to the cast about British humour, a script from the sixties, and why Swedes have been loving this play.
The 31-year-old mother who pushed her two young sons into a lake in central Sweden and watched them drown was convicted of murder on Monday and sentenced to closed psychiatric care and deportation.
Sweden's Royal Court was scrambling on Monday after a county governor's scheduling conflict appeared to inadvertently reveal the as-yet-unreleased date when Princess Estelle will be baptized.
A teacher at a Swedish school in Yemen was gunned down by an unknown perpetrator on Sunday in an attack claimed by some to be a response to what is perceived as Christian proselytising.
Jamaican reggae singer Sizzla has been prevented from performing in Stockholm after his anti-gay lyrics have sparked outrage among Swedish music-lovers.
A cash-strapped 18-year-old man from northern Sweden was found leaving a sex shop with a nipple chain hidden in his pants after his lack of funds prompted him to pilfer the trinket for his girlfriend.
Thousands of swans were whipped into a chaotic frenzy near a lake in central Sweden at the weekend after being targeted by fireworks.
Two Swedish women are fighting uphill battles to reclaim their possessions after agents from Sweden's debt collection confiscated their items by mistake.
Sweden's weapons exports rose by 31 percent in the last five years compared to the five previous years, while Asian countries lead the world when it comes to arms imports, new figures from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) show.