Estelle baptized in ‘historic’ ceremony

Estelle baptized in ‘historic’ ceremony

Princess Estelle, the daughter of Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel and second in line to the throne, was baptized Tuesday in Stockholm as royals from across Europe looked on.

Saunter through Saxony with InterRail: a gateway to central Europe
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Saunter through Saxony with InterRail: a gateway to central Europe

With a history spanning over 1,000 years, the German state of Saxony has transformed over time from medieval duchy, a state of the Holy Roman Empire, kingdom and republic.

CIA made Sweden act for Wallenberg: report

CIA made Sweden act for Wallenberg: report

The American intelligence service CIA prompted an investigation by Sweden into the Wallenberg case in the 1970s, using false witness statements from a Hungarian couple resident in the US, according to a new book by Swedish author Ingrid Carlberg.

‘Wedded’ couples not married after mayor error

‘Wedded’ couples not married after mayor error

Thirty couples who took part in civil marriages in Uppsala are still officially unmarried, as the former mayor who married them turned out to be no longer qualified as a marriage registrar.

Man convicted after stabbing girl in neck

Man convicted after stabbing girl in neck

The 28-year-old man charged with the stabbing attack against a young girl at a Gothenburg school ground in February was convicted on Tuesday by the district court to psychiatric care.

Arla looks to milk UK, German dairy mergers

Arla looks to milk UK, German dairy mergers

Swedish-Danish dairy cooperative Arla announced Tuesday it was planning two large European mergers, with Germany's Milch-Union Hocheifel (MUH) and Britain's Milk Link, both cooperatives.

Spotify launches its services Down Under

Spotify launches its services Down Under

Swedish music streaming service Spotify launched its popular service in Australia and New Zealand on Monday, offering the same services as in Europe and the US.

Live Blog: the baptism of Princess Estelle

Live Blog: the baptism of Princess Estelle

Sweden's newest princess, Princess Estelle, is to be baptized in the Royal Chapel on Tuesday. The Local brings you all the latest news, reactions, and details surrounding the baptism of Sweden's future head of state.

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Swedish man apologized for rape on Facebook

A 20-year-old man allegedly forced a woman to sex at a party in the Stockholm archipelago last summer only to apologize to her via Facebook the day after.

Probation officer caught in gangster love affair

Probation officer caught in gangster love affair

A female probation officer from central Sweden is in danger of losing her job after it was revealed her live-in boyfriend was a one of the area's most feared criminals.

Söderling says no to London Olympics

Söderling says no to London Olympics

Sweden's Robin Söderling, who has not played since last July with mononucleosis, on Monday ruled out competing at the 2012 Olympics.

Swedish airline Skyways files for bankruptcy

Swedish airline Skyways files for bankruptcy

Swedish budget airline Skyways Express has cancelled all flights after it and its City Airline subsidiary filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday morning.