A Swedish school district has sparked outrage for striking a deal with local Muslim groups ensuring Muslim students can skip out on overnight class trips and Muslim girls don't have to be naked when showering at school.
Tourist season is coming, and The Local took to the streets to quiz people in Stockholm about what 100 kronor ($14) can get you. It begged the further question: has this city become just too expensive?
Sweden's parliament on Thursday passed a law making it easier for police to force internet service providers to reveal the identities of individual computer users in their continued hunt for suspected file sharers.
PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) got underway this weekend, and Swedish superstar Viktor “Isildur1” Blom has already clinched two titles and a total of $407,200 in prize money.
A former city manager in Solna was convicted at taking bribes in connection with the building of new national sporting arena near Stockholm while the founder of Swedish construction firm PEAB was acquitted.
After a curious claim by a bartender about Swedes' manners, The Local's Oliver Gee looks deeper into the question of whether a whole nation may be more polite when using English instead of Swedish.
Four men who were arrested while out hunting beaver in central Sweden at the weekend are being held in custody as prosecutors continue their hunting crimes investigation related to suspected illegal hunting of wolves.
One in three Swedish women say no to sex due to the fear of farting during the act, according to a new report, while men are only half as likely to forego sex over concerns about breaking wind.
Three teenage boys and a 76-year-old man are suspected for involvement in the rape of a 14-year-old boy in an elderly man's home in northern Sweden.
Swedish foreign minister Carl Bildt has met with two Swedish journalists imprisoned in Ethiopia a day after bringing up their case with Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi.
A 30-year-old man from Gothenburg in western Sweden was picked up by police when recuperating in hospital after crashing his car twice and then jumping in a river.