Students forced out over traveller safety fears

Students forced out over traveller safety fears

Stockholm University exchange students have been told to leave their accommodation immediately after a community of travellers set up an illegal camp nearby, raising concerns for the students' safety.

Newlywed princess slams paparazzi bikini photos

Newlywed princess slams paparazzi bikini photos

Sweden's Princess Madeleine took to her Facebook account on Friday to accuse the Swedish media of "destroying" her and her husband's privacy, after a tabloid published images of the newlyweds in their swimwear from their Seychelles honeymoon.

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Six teens convicted of Stockholm gang rape

Six teenage boys aged 15 to 17 were convicted on Friday after raping a 15-year-old girl in a north-western suburb of Stockholm in March.

Swedish tennis star hopes for comeback

Swedish tennis star hopes for comeback

Robin Söderling, the former world number four sidelined by illness for nearly two years, has said that he still hopes to return to the tennis circuit.

Wine pulled because it was ‘too good’: supplier

Wine pulled because it was ‘too good’: supplier

Sweden's state-run liquor store monopoly has sent back 6,000 bottles of a Spanish wine because it tasted better than expected, according to a Swedish alcohol supplier.

Top 10 ways to spend a weekend in Gothenburg

Top 10 ways to spend a weekend in Gothenburg

In The Local's new series highlighting tourist destinations across Sweden, we head to Gothenburg, the country's second biggest city, where you can eat seafood aplenty, and enjoy the beautiful islands.

Sweden most gender equal country in the EU

Sweden most gender equal country in the EU

Sweden has ranked first in a new European gender equality league table, with Denmark and Finland taking the second and third spots.

Sweden may cut aid to Palestinian territories

Sweden may cut aid to Palestinian territories

Development aid minister Gunilla Carlsson has said that the Swedish government may reduce development assistance for the Palestinians since they have failed to reach a peace agreement with Israel.

Royal honeymoon on paradise island

Royal honeymoon on paradise island

After their lavish Stockholm wedding, Chris O'Neill whisked Princess Madeleine off to the idyllic Seychelles in the Indian Ocean, where the newlyweds are taking beach walks and staying in a luxury villa.

‘Stockholm rioters could be a labour asset’

‘Stockholm rioters could be a labour asset’

The head of Sweden's Employment Agency (Arbetsförmedlingen) has said Swedish employers need to be more open-minded in their recruitment, choosing to joke about the organizational skills of vandals during the recent Stockholm riots.

Gothenburg corruption blamed on city culture

Gothenburg corruption blamed on city culture

A hierarchical "Gothenburg Spirit" (Göteborgsandan) among politicians and civil servants contributed to a culture of corruption in the past decade, concluded a report on Sweden's second largest city.