Firefighters dead after truck plunges into ravine

Firefighters dead after truck plunges into ravine

Two firefighters are dead and three others have been injured after a fire engine drove off the road into a ravine in central Sweden after responding to a call.

Vattenfall sues Germany over nuke power move

Vattenfall sues Germany over nuke power move

Swedish power group Vattenfall said Thursday it was joining bigger rivals E.ON and RWE in filing a complaint with Germany's top court seeking compensation for Berlin's decision to abandon nuclear power.

Lip-eater’s jail sentence ‘insufficient’: prosecutor

Lip-eater’s jail sentence ‘insufficient’: prosecutor

The professor who ate his wife’s lip after cutting it off with a scalpel will have his conviction appealed after prosecutors claimed the five-year prison sentence was insufficient.

Silver treasure found at Swedish shipwreck

Silver treasure found at Swedish shipwreck

Divers have recovered a number of 16th century silver coins from the wreckage of the legendary Swedish warship Mars, which was discovered last year off the coast of the Baltic sea island of Öland.

Woman not guilty in love-affair blackmail drama

Woman not guilty in love-affair blackmail drama

A woman on trial for blackmailing a doctor after their love-affair turned sour has been acquitted by a Swedish court due to a lack of evidence.

Sébastien Boudet: rolling in the ‘dough’ in Sweden

Sébastien Boudet: rolling in the ‘dough’ in Sweden

Frenchman Sébastien Boudet, a Stockholm-based pastry chef and baker, speaks with The Local about learning Swedish, breads, and being selected as a celebrity "Swede" radio host.

Woman protests ‘sexy’ sausage ad removal

Woman protests ‘sexy’ sausage ad removal

A local woman and Christian Democrat youth leader has protested the removal of a sexually-suggestive food stand advertisement in southern Sweden by taking to the streets with red lips and painted nails to deliver her own sausages.

Flood threat passes as waters start to retreat

Flood threat passes as waters start to retreat

The situation has stabilized for flood-hit areas in south central Sweden as promising weather forecasts and receding flood waters have the area breathing a collective sigh of relief.

Man ‘missing’ for two weeks found in hospital

Man ‘missing’ for two weeks found in hospital

A 62-year-old man who had been reported missing by his family nearly two weeks ago was found on Wednesday, having been lying in hospital in northern Sweden the entire time.

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Man gunned down in south Stockholm suburb

A 35-year-old man was shot dead in the south Stockholm suburb of Enskede on Wednesday night, with the suspected assailants fleeing the scene on a scooter.