Fear and giggles: A day as a Jew in Malmö

Fear and giggles: A day as a Jew in Malmö

Anti-Semitism and Malmö are words that frequently appear together. Jews are turning their back on the southern city in the wake of several incidents while potential Jewish tourists have expressed concern over the city's safety. The Local's Patrick Reilly donned a kippah for a day to find out what the situation is really like.

Season’s first snow set to smother Stockholm

Season’s first snow set to smother Stockholm

Snow is on the way to the capital region as Sweden braces for the first flakes of the season with temperatures expected to plummet throughout the week.

Seven tips for snagging a job at Sweden’s most attractive companies

Seven tips for snagging a job at Sweden’s most attractive companies

When it comes to finding a job at one of Sweden's most attractive companies, you need to be on your game, explains Claes Peyron of employer branding experts Universum. He offers seven tips for beating out the competition.

Police investigate nut attack on schoolgirl

Police investigate nut attack on schoolgirl

A Swedish schoolgirl with a nut allergy was left fighting for her life after being rushed to hospital when it emerged that another pupil had placed a peanut in her drink, in a case that is now involving the police.

‘Disbelief’: US trio wins Nobel economics prize

‘Disbelief’: US trio wins Nobel economics prize

Three economists from the United States were awarded the Nobel Prize in economics in Stockholm on Monday for their research in predicting asset price movements.

Germans ‘have score to settle’ with Sweden

Germans ‘have score to settle’ with Sweden

Germany arrive in Stockholm eager for revenge against the hosts following last year's dramatic 4-4 draw in Berlin when Sweden battled back from four goals down but the home side won't be able to call on the services of Zlatan Ibrahimovic who is suspended.

Ingrid, 75, kills thieving fox with her bare hands

Ingrid, 75, kills thieving fox with her bare hands

A Swedish pensioner took matters into her own hands when a fox tried to attack her chickens and ended up battering the animal to death.

Pojken the pet dog eats Swedish man’s toes

Pojken the pet dog eats Swedish man’s toes

A Swedish man who is paralysed from the waist down woke up one morning to find his pet dog Pojken ("The Boy") had eaten his toes off, prompting doctors to amputate the man's leg below the knee.

Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish

Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish

Swedish ninth graders get better marks in English than in Swedish, with experts explaining that English is increasingly accessible for the students, who find the subject more applicable than ever before.

Voter trust in Reinfeldt at three-year low

Voter trust in Reinfeldt at three-year low

Twenty-six percent of Swedes would vote for Fredrik Reinfeldt if the elections were to be held today, a three-year low for the prime minister, while Opposition Leader Stefan Löfven's Social Democrats party pulled in 33.7 percent of the votes.