A Stockholm shopkeeper has been jailed for two years for locking up three teenage boys in his store's cellar for ten hours, where he mimicked aspects of water boarding on one of them.
Sweden's retail giant H&M has decided to sign up to a building safety agreement in the wake of the factory collapse that killed more than 1,000 garment workers in Bangladesh.
With the world's attention on Bangladesh, Swedish sustainability expert Alexandra Frenander says fashion giants such as Sweden's H&M must find a way to guarantee safety, while they still demand low costs.
With the Eurovision final just days away, The Local's Patrick Reilly heads behind the scenes where Bonnie Tyler, Sweden's Robin Stjernberg, and a swarm of international reporters are jostling for space in the Malmö Arena.
The Swedish government said on Monday that US Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive in Stockholm on Tuesday to discuss issues including the situation in Syria and the stalled Middle East peace process.
A man in southern Sweden died after doctors failed to notice a toothpick stuck in his throat.
Swedish comedian Magnus Betnér has leaked what he claims to be a confidential script for a Eurovision sketch that he refused to be part of, stating that he hopes the "unfunny" piece is never aired.
Want more money? Want to learn how to convince your Swedish boss that you are indispensable? Sure, but make sure you do your homework first, explains union ombudsman Anna-Karin Mattsson.
Asthma and allergies are becoming more common among children in Sweden, according to an extensive national report published on Monday.
Thirteen Afghan refugees who have been on a hunger strike outside Migration Board (Migrationsverket) offices in Boden in northern Sweden have broken off their action after three weeks of refusing to eat.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has signalled his government would like to keep Swedish military in Afghanistan even after Nato ends its current engagement in the country in 2014.
One of Sweden's biggest banks kept a secret registry with thousands of names of people described as "jokers", "economic lunatics" and "gangster accountants" in what is being called a "black book" of clients the bank didn't want to do business with.
What police are calling a bomb was thrown into an apartment in southern Sweden early on Monday morning, leaving parts of the flat "totally destroyed".