Belarus strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko on Monday fired his foreign minister as part of a sweeping reshuffle that follows a diplomatic crisis in ties with Sweden after a pro-democracy stunt.
After hearing “an outrageous claim” about the potential ferocity of his new country's wildlife, The Local’s Oliver Gee looks deeper into the animals in Sweden most likely to do you harm.
The Social Democrats want the government to appoint an independent commission to review the controversial case of convicted serial killer Thomas Quick, who has since been acquitted of several murders.
Sweden’s annual bear hunt begins Tuesday, with over 300 of Sweden’s brown bears to be killed over the next two months in an effort to control the predator’s population figures.
A growing number of elderly men in Sweden are choosing to go on erectile-dysfunction drugs in order to keep up their virility, according to a new report by the Medical Products Agency (Läkemedelsverket).
Internet abuse cases are steadily increasing in Sweden, according to fresh figures from Sweden's National Council on Crime Prevention (Brottsförebyggande rådet – Brå).
Over 90,000 people who studied in Sweden are now in debt to the Swedish Enforcement Authority (Kronofogdemyndigheten), owing over 1 billion kronor ($150 million)in total, yet experts maintain that student loans remain a helpful alternative.
Police have found a discarded safe in southern Sweden in what may prove to be the vital clue and motive behind the brutal double murder of an elderly farming couple in south western Sweden last year.
The gap between the two political blocks in Sweden is widening, according to a new poll showing that the centre-right government alliance parties are losing ground.
South American nations on Sunday backed Ecuador's decision to grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, urging dialogue to end the crisis pitting Quito against London.
Belarus on Friday freed on bail two men accused of helping Swedish rights activists who illegally flew into Belarusian territory to release teddy bears carrying protest messages.