Sven, a winter storm expected to hit Sweden on Thursday night, has prompted warnings for heavy snow and fierce winds as Swedes brace for what's being billed as the seasons' first major snowstorm.
Swedish health officials on Wednesday warned parents not share their beds with their new-born babies due to an increased risk of cot death, also known as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
With southern Sweden bracing for the season's first big snow storm, The Local offers up some of the best (and worst) things about life with the white stuff.
A Swedish man who laced his racist, threatening letters to journalists with his own faeces failed to show up in court on Wednesday.
A new Ikea store in Spain prompted so many job applications that the company's internet server crashed, forcing the Swedish furniture behemoth to suspend the hiring process.
Scientists in Sweden have reacted to the country's slide in global education ranking Pisa, pointing out that Swedish boys are now under-performing not only their female peers, but are less apt than male teens in other OECD countries.
An American student who failed to find a rental apartment in the Swedish capital carried out a "cash drop" in central Stockholm in an effort to get people to notice her house-hunting announcement.
Long queues to see a doctor and get treatment in Sweden have dragged the country far down a European ranking of healthcare providers, with Sweden now the worst among its Nordic neighbours despite efforts to cut waiting times.
Sweden's two largest political parties suffered drops in voter support, the country's most-watched opinion poll revealed on Wednesday, while the far-fight Sweden Democrats solidified their position as Sweden's third-largest party.
Spotify revealed how much it pays its web-streamed musicians this week, trying to fend off critics concerned that the company shortchanges artists on the world's most popular music-streaming company.
Sweden is set to test its new rape law on a high-profile teen gang rape case, as police and prosecutors warn that young Swedes' attitude toward sex has taken a turn for the worse.
A Romanian couple was jailed on Tuesday after forcing a young woman into prostitution in Stockholm and living the high life off the profits.