Feathers and flesh at Stockholm Burlesque

Feathers and flesh at Stockholm Burlesque

The Stockholm Burlesque Festival opened this weekend in a tassle-twirling, corset-flying mix of feathers and flesh. The Local's Oliver Gee was on hand to find out more.

‘It’s not cheap’: Tuition fees hit universities

‘It’s not cheap’: Tuition fees hit universities

Lund University in southern Sweden has topped the list for fee paying non European students with 324 foreign arrivals this year, an increase of 46 percent, but numbers remain low nationally since tuition fees were introduced in 2011.

Sweden tops global list for visa free travel

Sweden tops global list for visa free travel

Swedish citizens can enjoy visiting 173 countries without applying for a visa putting the nation joint top of a list which ranks visa-free travel while Afghanistan was the lowest with just 28 countries where only a passport is required.

Swedish police sell poodles on Facebook

Swedish police sell poodles on Facebook

Police in Jönköping, southern Sweden, have taken to Facebook to find homes for 28 poodles who were taken into custody after being found in a boarding house with some of the dogs discovered in a battered state.

Malmö parents warned about sex offender

Malmö parents warned about sex offender

The city of Malmö have issued a warning to parents urging them to be extra careful following a spate of sexual assaults against young children with police believing a serial sex offender is responsible for the recent attacks.