Horsemeat-hit Swedish supermarket chain Ica has recalled so many ready-made meals that its overstuffed warehouse in southern Sweden has started sending excess food to be recycled into biogas.
Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf addressed his 40 years as head of state on Friday in a written statement, which made no mention of handing the throne over to his 35-year-old daughter.
Swedish skier Sverre Liliequist has tumbled into the world spotlight after a video clip of his mid-run backflip in the Swiss Alps - with what looks like an avalanche in hot pursuit - went viral on YouTube.
A photo of Gazans taking two children and their father killed in an Israeli air strike for burial has won the 2013 World Press Photo award for Swedish photographer Paul Hansen, judges said Friday.
Swedish prosecutors have charged a Swedish man for assault after he reportedly spat and punched a woman when she told him not to abuse his French Bulldog puppy, whom he had lifted into the air by tugging on its leash.
We are aiming our weekly movers-and-shakers spotlight onto singer-songwriter Jonas Myrin. After taking home Sweden's only Grammy award in Los Angeles on Sunday, he is The Local's pick for Swede of the Week.
With the snow in northern Sweden "deep enough to drown in", ex-Londoner Paul Connolly explains the trials and tribulations that come with a new snowmobile.
A new academic report has thrown its weight behind the statement by commander-in-chief Sverker Göranson who recently said Sweden could only fend off an invasion for maximum one week.
An Australian couple tied the knot on Valentine's Day at Sydney's Ikea store, citing their love for the Swedish flatpack furniture giant that had "made them closer".
Swedish defence company Saab has struck a 47 billion kronor ($7.4 billion) deal with the country's air force to develop the Jas Gripen E fighter jet, the same model marketed to Switzerland.
Anti-anxiety medication leaking into the environment through the wastewater system is making fish more daring and less social, Swedish researchers said on Thursday as they warned of potential ecological consequences.