Bleeding cadaver leads to Swedish anthrax find

Bleeding cadaver leads to Swedish anthrax find

Agricultural experts have found anthrax in central Sweden after a heifer did not stop bleeding after death, the second such case in the area in two years. The bacteria can spread from cow to human.

PM halts probe into minister’s stock trades

PM halts probe into minister’s stock trades

The Swedish prime minister has prevented access to information about beleaguered colleague Tobias Billström's stock trading, despite a criminal probe into insider trading.

Swedish beaver grinds traffic to a halt

Swedish beaver grinds traffic to a halt

Motorists in central Sweden were left in a jam on Friday apparently due to the work of a busy Swedish beaver.

Swedes flock to change name for new Berlin life

Swedes flock to change name for new Berlin life

So many Swedes have opted to legally change their name to Klaus-Heidi for the chance to win a new life in Berlin, that German airline Lufthansa has been forced to close the campaign.

Sweden to pilot women out of harm’s way

Sweden to pilot women out of harm’s way

Battered women shouldn't have to build a new life alone, the Swedish police said on Friday as they proposed victims be assigned a personal "pilot" to help them navigate out of the quagmire. More than 200 women have been killed by a partner in Sweden in the past four years.

Blackbeard’s shipwreck reveals Swedish booty

Blackbeard’s shipwreck reveals Swedish booty

Archaeologists pulled a gargantuan and probably Swedish cannon from the 18th century wreckage of Blackbeard's ship this week. The Local asks the experts why the legendary pirate was cannons ablaze and bang on trend with Swedish artillery.

The killing of Marina Johansson: a timeline

The killing of Marina Johansson: a timeline

A timeline about the case of Marina Johansson, a Swedish woman who went missing in July 2010.

Swedes tell Chinese: ‘We are not Swiss’

Swedes tell Chinese: ‘We are not Swiss’

Swedes are hellbent on making sure the Chinese know they are not Swiss, as Sweden's Consul General to Shanghai has launched a competition in China to tease out humorous ways to keep the two European countries apart.

Retrial in ‘missing Marina’ murder case

Retrial in ‘missing Marina’ murder case

Sweden's Supreme Court is set to tackle the murder case of a woman whose body was found two years after she was reported missing. The woman's ex-boyfriend will now stand trial for the first time since the body has been found.

Sweden fines nuclear plant trespassers

Sweden fines nuclear plant trespassers

A Swedish court has fined seven Greenpeace activists bent on revealing safety risks at one of Sweden nuclear reactors by breaking into the Ringhals plant last year by simply walking through the gate.

Sweden surrenders unique Ottoman art

Sweden surrenders unique Ottoman art

The Swedish National Museum has lost its appeal to keep a 'unique collection' of Turkish art from the 1700s in Sweden, as a court ruling opened the door for the London-based heir to sell off some 100 Ottoman portraits and landscapes piecemeal.

Match-fixing fears plague football club

Match-fixing fears plague football club

A Swedish football club in the country's second league has decided to report match-fixing concerns to the Swedish police on Thursday, citing several suspected cases.