Sweden's "snow man", who emerged one year ago after spending two months buried in a car in the country's far north, has spoken out extensively about the ordeal for the first time, making him The Local's pick for Swede of the Week.
Sweden announced on Thursday that pilot projects helping young people stay out of crime had reaped such success that they would be rolled out nationwide.
Police in Stockholm have been accused of racial profiling on the city's public transit system by targeting "foreign-looking" commuters in an effort to deport illegal immigrants.
What are the must dos and the faux pas of networking in Sweden? The Local gets tips from Camilla Öngörur, co-founder of networking organization Give It Forward, which estimates that only one in five available jobs is even advertised.
The government wants to make sure young immigrants keep up their studies by legally requiring them to stay in school until they reach 18, while also pumping funds into Swedish-language courses.
A Swedish court has ruled that a 28-year-old man who ripped off his girlfriend's trousers and underwear to perform an "infidelity check" is not guilty of rape or any other sex crimes.
Coffee guzzling mums-to-be risk longer pregnancies but smaller babies, according to Swedish researchers who are now advising pregnant women they should reduce their caffeine intake as much as possible.
Swedes may again be facing additional years at work, with the official pension age hitting 69, if a government review expected in the spring goes from words to actions.
The Grammis Awards in Stockholm on Wednesday night turned out to be just what the doctor ordered for Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit, who took home a total of four awards.
Volvo Cars owner Geely plans to create a research centre in Gothenburg, western Sweden, to capitalize on advanced European technology.