A 44-year-old Swedish woman, described in court as "ruthless" and "brutal" by the prosecutor, has been charged for attacking a man with an axe at a camping site.
A new opinion poll suggests the red green opposition parties have an overall majority over the current government while more Swedes now have greater confidence in Stefan Löfven to become prime minister.
Lions and zombies and buns, oh my! Haven't been able to keep track of Sweden's news this week? Don't worry, The Local has picked out the best - and weirdest - stories of the week for your review.
An exhibition in Stockholm on refugees was attacked by masked men throwing smoke bombs and scattering leaflets for a Nazi website prompting organizers to close the installation.