Workers in Sweden's industrial sector earned a 6.8-percent raise in wages on Tuesday, agreeing to a new collective wage deal following a lengthy set of negotiations.
Sweden is struggling to fill vacancies left by a wave of retiring baby boom-era judges, especially in the country's smaller towns, prompting fears that younger judges will make a "mess" in the country's courts of appeal.
Sweden has more than doubled its orders to deport underage asylum seekers in the past year.
If the government doesn't speed up its labour market reforms, Sweden risks losing out on the full potential of an entire generation of foreign-born workers, argues Swedish Confederation of Enterprise (Svenskt näringsliv) economist Li Jansson.
With April Fool's Day now safely behind us and readers' guards lowered again, we've rounded up the jokes and pranks The Local pulled on our sites around Europe.
In the first of a series profiling different communities in Malmö as the city prepares to host the Eurovision Song Contest, The Local's Patrick Reilly discovers how the city's Polish community feels about not being able to cheer on their compatriots.
Swedish bank Swedbank has announced plans to shutter operations in Russia and Ukraine as part of a strategy to focus on markets closer to home.
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic hailed Barcelona as perhaps the "best team ever" as the Paris Saint-Germain star readies to take on his former club in a Champions League battle in Paris on Tuesday.
A looming construction workers' strike that threatened to shut down work on dozens of major infrastructure projects across Sweden was narrowly averted on Monday night after unions agreed to a last-minute deal.