More Swedish retailers hit by horsemeat scandal

More Swedish retailers hit by horsemeat scandal

Swedish supermarket chains Ica, Coop, and Axfood all confirmed on Wednesday that their lasagne products contain horsemeat, with the retailers' produce all coming from the same French chain that Findus had employed.

‘Adults could learn from their spontaneity’

‘Adults could learn from their spontaneity’

The Royal Philharmonic percussionists skipped to a Södertälje beat this week on a visit to one of Sweden's more diverse areas where grade-school children are learning to play music in a band.

Fiddling farmer fingered over ‘stolen’ cow fraud

Fiddling farmer fingered over ‘stolen’ cow fraud

A farmer who reported 69 of his cows missing in December is now suspected by police of attempted aggravated fraud, with officials now interrogating the suspected meat cheat.

Don’t forget about the ‘good’ internet hatred

Don’t forget about the ‘good’ internet hatred

As Sweden continues to discuss internet hatred, Paulina Neuding, editor of centre-right Swedish magazine Neo, argues that the left openly subjects opinion-makers who disagree with them to similarly hateful comments.

Bildt pushes social media diplomacy efforts

Bildt pushes social media diplomacy efforts

The Swedish foreign ministry will extend its reach into social media, with Foreign Minister Carl Bildt saying all embassies will soon have Twitter and Facebook accounts to ease "the consular challenges" posed by travelling Swedes.

Regional focus welcomed in Bildt’s speech

Regional focus welcomed in Bildt’s speech

Sweden’s foreign minister chose to begin his annual foreign policy speech with a focus on Nordic and Baltic cooperation, calling for a new “Hanseatic age of prosperity” and underlining joint military tasks.

Sweden’s 9,000 missing horses baffle experts

Sweden’s 9,000 missing horses baffle experts

Officials plan to investigate why and how 9,000 horses disappear from Sweden each year, with experts suspecting they may be illegally sold to continental food factories.

Sweden keeps repo rate at 1 percent

Sweden keeps repo rate at 1 percent

Citing a weak growth in the Swedish economy and low inflationary pressures, Sweden's central bank announced on Wednesday that the current repo rate of one percent will remain unchanged.

Sweden a ‘humanitarian super power’: Bildt

Sweden a ‘humanitarian super power’: Bildt

Sweden's foreign policy is being debated in the Riksdag on Wednesday. Follow The Local's live blog for the latest updates and reactions.

Too much calcium can lead to early death: study

Too much calcium can lead to early death: study

Women who consume too much calcium risk dying early from cardiovascular disease, according to a new Swedish study.

Court ruling ends Sweden’s wolf hunt

Court ruling ends Sweden’s wolf hunt

Sweden's licensed wolf hunt is effectively over for the season after a court decision on Tuesday left in place a lower court's ruling stopping the hunt.

Zlatan red card mars PSG Champions League win

Zlatan red card mars PSG Champions League win

Zlatan Ibrahimovic picked up a controversial red card in Paris Saint-Germain's 2-1 Champions League win over Valencia on Tuesday night, but the Swedish striker remains optimistic about his side's chances of advancing.