The musical, the film… the Abba reunion?

The musical, the film… the Abba reunion?

Forty years is a pretty long time to play hard to get, but what with the museum adding on to the musical and the film, Abba lovers can't help but wonder, will 2014 be the year they finally get what they want? The Local gives you its fifth year-ahead prediction.

Swedes face up to mild, wet Christmas

Swedes face up to mild, wet Christmas

The majority of Swedes stand to miss out on a white Christmas this year with rain and mild weather forecast for large areas of the country.

Drugs courier: I thought it was ‘grass’ for the lawn

Drugs courier: I thought it was ‘grass’ for the lawn

A woman caught smuggling seven kilogrammes of cannabis into Sweden via the Öresund train has claimed that she thought it was "grass" for the garden.

Mining threatens Sami reindeer grazing

Mining threatens Sami reindeer grazing

As mining companies seek to exploit the resources of northern Sweden, the Samis, who have for centuries moved their reindeer down from the snow-covered mountains for lowland grazing, wonder how much longer they can continue.