A US citizen who claims he was imprisoned and tortured at the behest the American FBI is seeking political asylum in Sweden.
Three Swedish players have been nominated for the European Poker Tour Awards in the category of “Achievement of the Year.”
Art installation or not, politicians have no business taking part in minstrel shows, argues Carmen Price, an American freelance writer based in Stockholm, in reaction to the 'racist' cake controversy involving Swedish minister of culture Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth.
The European Commission in Sweden has repudiated rumours in Swedish media that snuff will be banned as a result of a planned tobacco directive.
The Local catches up with a Swedish illustrator Henrik Tomenius, who has captured the interest of the world through his tongue-in-cheek illustrations of tweets by Sweden's Twitter-savvy foreign minister Carl Bildt.
A Brussels-based anti-racism group has condemned Swedish culture minister Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth for cutting a "racist" cake at a Stockholm art museum, demanding the government issue a formal public apology.
Six men in Hallsberg, central Sweden, have been convicted and sentenced to prison after the severe honour-related beating of a 19-year-old with metal rods at a gym.
With Sweden still basking in the royal glow of the birth of Princess Estelle, The Local’s Peter Vinthagen Simpson talks to a US architectural conservationist who claims that his family, and not the “immigrant” Bernadottes, should be on Swedish throne.
Interest among Swedish women in beauty-enhancing plastic surgery operations has ballooned dramatically in the last two years, especially among those aged 15-29, according to a new survey.
A 19-year-old woman from central Sweden who accused a 13-year-old boy of raping her has instead been convicted for sexually exploiting a minor.
Spotify and soda superstar Coca-Cola on Wednesday joined forces in a move that promises to put a global spotlight on the internet music darling.
A public apology by Sweden's minister for culture on Wednesday didn't stop calls for her to resign after she carved up a cake depicting a naked black woman, sparking an onslaught of criticism.
A student at a school Malmö, in southern Sweden, who was angry that he couldn’t get his computer to work, went berserk on Monday, throwing furniture around and trying to strangle the principal.