Ferry services to the Baltic island of Gotland may be nationalized before the end of the year, according to the government, with residents long asking for further state subsidies for their link to the mainland.
State-owned Swedish energy giant Vattenfall has announced plans to build two new wind turbine parks in the UK, with enough installed capacity to light up 162,000 British homes.
Sweden's coach of the ladies team has always done things her own way in a long and hugely successful career. As she bids for Euro 2013 glory, outspoken trailblazer Pia Sundhage is the obvious choice for our Swede of the Week
Swedish Muslims north of the Arctic circle have long waited for and feared this summer. When the sun never sets, they have pondered how to observe Ramadan, when devout Muslims fast from sun up to sun down for a month.
The Almedalen week of political debates might be a "democracy fest", but as such it also showcases the limits of democracy in a Sweden where socio-economic differences are on the rise. It has (middle-class) Ann Törnkvist choking on her own privilege.
A 26-year old Swedish man has been reported missing in Colombia. The family of Jan Braunisch, from Norrköping, were last in contact with him in May and have now contacted Interpol to try and find him.
Four of ten Swedes say they spend less time in the sun than they did five years ago, with six percent stating they have given up catching rays completely, despite Swedes' proven aesthetic appreciation of deep tans.
Children of undocumented immigrants hiding in Sweden will have the right to go to school in the autumn and the police will have the right to search for them there, ending uncertainty over conflicting legislation.
Omega 3 fatty acids increase the risk of children developing allergies, according to a new Swedish study published on Thursday.
As Sweden's summer rolls into July, The Local's David Landes wants to know if he'll ever get over his annual struggle with Swedish cabin fever.
Too much load on the deck, inappropriate ballast to stabilize the ship, and poor manuals and guidelines for securing the load are the reasons behind drama at sea involving the Gibraltar-flagged Phantom outside of Öland in 2012.