IN PICTURES: Zombies hit central Stockholm

IN PICTURES: Zombies hit central Stockholm

On an ominously cloudy Saturday, hundreds of shuffling and bloody zombies marched through the streets of Stockholm, stopping traffic, making children scream, and letting out almighty moans. The Local was on the scene (at a safe distance) with a camera.

Gothenburg kicks off green bond sale

Gothenburg kicks off green bond sale

Gothenburg in western Sweden became the first city in Scandinavia to issue green bonds to fund public investment when it sold off 500 million kronor worth of debt on Friday.

‘Circumcision breaches human rights of the child’

‘Circumcision breaches human rights of the child’

There is no medical reason to circumcise little boys; the procedure is painful, irreversible and can cause complications, according to Sweden's children's ombudsman and representatives for several healthcare organizations.

The week’s news from Sweden in ten pictures

The week’s news from Sweden in ten pictures

Missed your fix of the news? Don't fret. From micro huts, new diets, the first snow of the season, and unsanitary fruit, The Local has collected the most interesting and most read articles for your reading pleasure.

Swedes develop drug to combat bee deaths

Swedes develop drug to combat bee deaths

Researchers in Sweden said Friday they had developed a new medicine to protect bees from diseases that kill entire populations of the insect in the US and Europe.