What started as a small fundraiser with a few wooden blocks in a Wisconsin park grown into the US National Kubb Championships. The Local's Christine Demsteader speaks with the Americans intent on one day beating the Swedes at their own game.
Serious tax evaders could be released from prison, see their convictions quashed and be eligible to receive damages from the state, according to a judgement by the Swedish Supreme Court on Tuesday.
US government authorities are set to be given access to Sweden's national fingerprint register according to an agreement which is about to become law.
A Swedish hospital has launched a drive to collect donations of human faeces in order to treat patients with chronic cases of diarrhoea, a practice relatively common in the US and elsewhere.
Signs of a slowdown in the Swedish property market blossomed this spring with longer waits to lease out premises and relatively small rental increases, according to a new report from the Swedish Property Federation.
Sweden's SKF, the world's biggest maker of industrial bearings, has reported a second quarter profit ahead of analyst forecasts, with stock markets responding positively to the news on Tuesday morning.
The father of a two-year old boy who was found dead in a car in southern Sweden, after being left alone for eight hours, has been handed a suspended sentence for manslaughter, avoiding both a fine and imprisonment.
Fraudsters who impersonate police officers are using increasingly sophisticated techniques in Sweden to rob the elderly in their homes, with reports of such incidents on the rise.
While Stockholm has survived the financial crisis, some counties' economies contracted by up to 15 percent. But less populated regions can compete against the cities with business-friendly politics, cheap land, and high living standards, argues liberal commentator Nima Sanandaji.
A Malmö thief's attempt at a cinematic exit from the fifth-floor apartment window of his octogenarian victim, by using her bed sheets as a rope, led only to a broken foot and the police finding the suspect in the emergency room.
White-collar trade union TCO said on Tuesday it had reported Sweden to the European Commission due to Swedish employers regularly skirting a directive aimed to limit the number of close-ended employment contracts used in succession.