A Christmas advert in which naked staff members proclaim “I only need my mobile!” has set off an avalanche of sexism complaints against a Swedish mobile payments company.
In the The Local’s new series My Sweden, where we profile readers' favourite hangouts, sights, and eateries in their own corners of Sweden, we talk to Harold Martinez, a Venezuelan master’s student in Uppsala, eastern Sweden.
With 2012 soon a distant memory, ex-Londoner Paul Connolly puts the spotlight on some acts to look out for on the Swedish music scene in 2013.
US-based Brooklyn Brewery will help set up a microbrewery in an upscale Stockholm neighbourhood, in a business drive with Swedish brewers Carlsberg and Carnegie.
A robber was shot in the head by police on Friday after he and three others exchanged fire with officers in Södertälje, one hour south of Stockholm, after trying to rob a jewellery store in a shopping mall.
Top Swedish politicians and Raoul Wallenberg's own sister on Thursday introduced an official memorial day for the "great Swede", who saved 100,000 people from the Holocaust in Budapest during World War 2, citing the need to fight today's anti-Semitism and its modern "anti-Islam kin".
A Swedish engineer credited with developing modern mobile telephony standards is among the recipients of the prestigious Draper Prize, awarded annually for engineering achievements that have had a positive impact on society.
Police in Gothenburg have shifted their investigation from the 17-year-old girl who was believed to be behind December’s Instagram riot after linking an IP address to a new suspect.
Kiruna saw its first rays of sunshine in three weeks on New Year's Day and soon the sun will be returning to reclaim the rest of Norrland County from the winter's 24-hour polar nights.
A 32-year-old Swedish climber died of his injuries on Thursday evening after being carried off by an avalanche in Norway earlier in the day.
A car thief ran into three police cars in central Stockholm late Thursday, injuring one officer stuck between two vehicles during the get-away.