An 11-year-old Swedish boy has made scientific history for helping to discover the atomic structure of complex crystals, a problem which had vexed his professor father for most of his young son's life.
Habo, a small municipality in southern Sweden, is the best place in Sweden to live, according to a new ranking published on Thursday by Swedish news magazine Fokus.
Irate neighbours upset by the high-volume moans of a noisy masturbator in southern Sweden won't get any help from local public authorities to help rub out the problem.
With summer just around the corner, Sweden's festival season is only weeks away and The Local's Joe Lynskey provides a round up of the most mouth-watering line-ups in the country.
Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf on Thursday pledged his country's continued support to help maintain peace between North and South Korea, through its membership of a truce monitoring body.
As Sweden's Loreen basks in Eurovision glory, The Local looks back at the the fates of some of the contest's former winners and reveals that her place in European pop spotlight may not stand the test of time.
As Swedes use more and more password protected internet sites, a new report shows that average Swedish web-surfers uses too few passwords to keep themselves safe from hackers.
The 2012 World Series of Poker (WSOP) started in Las Vegas this weekend, and we have already seen a Swedish money winner. The controversial Ken Lennaárd finished in 74th place in Event 2, and took home $5,261.
Two men have been held in northern Sweden on suspicion of repeatedly swindling elderly people by pretending to be their grandchildren.
Swedish insurance giant Folksam as well as the Handels trade union are dumping their shares in Lundin Petroleum over the oil company's refusal to agree to an independent probe of suspected human rights violations committed in connection with its operations in Sudan and Ethiopia.
The US ambassador to Australia has dismissed suggestions Washington wants WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange extradited to America, as his mother on Thursday accused Canberra of failing to help her son.
A joke between two Gothenburg teens went out of hand when a taunt from one against the other’s mother made the boy see red.
Sweden beat Iceland 3-2 in an international friendly on Wednesday, with Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic early on suggesting a promising Euro 2012 to come before the Swedes lost speed.