Swedish scientists in dinosaur fossil first

Swedish scientists in dinosaur fossil first

Swedish scientists on an international team of paleontologists have for the first time identified a dinosaur species that lived in the Arabian peninsula, researchers announced on Tuesday.

Flowers cover swastikas after mosque attack

Flowers cover swastikas after mosque attack

Several swastikas scrawled on the facade of the Stockholm mosque were covered by flowers on Monday, leading the Islamic Association's chairman to hope "the quiet majority" is finally speaking up.

Will schools lead to a split in the Alliance?

Will schools lead to a split in the Alliance?

As pupils return to school after the winter holidays, liberal commentator Nima Sanandaji explains why the debate about the future of education in Sweden may signal a rift in the centre-right Alliance government.

Homer seeks refuge with file-sharing Swedes

Homer seeks refuge with file-sharing Swedes

An attempt at reviving the movie-going experience lands novice file-sharer Homer Simpson in court, but not before he pays a visit to the embassy of "piracy loving" Sweden.

Ikea slims ambitious aim to double profit

Ikea slims ambitious aim to double profit

Ikea said last year's plan to double its profits had been "too aggressive", with the furniture mongers instead increasing its billion dollar profit by 3.1 percent.

New derailment snags Stockholm train traffic

New derailment snags Stockholm train traffic

A derailed cargo train caused commuter chaos in Stockholm on Tuesday, with transit officials warning of delays and cancellations for days to come.

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How to share news tips with The Local Sweden

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Mutilated cow carcasses litter Swedish coast

Mutilated cow carcasses litter Swedish coast

Five dead cows have drifted onto Swedish shores in the past week, several with their feet bound and ears cut off, leaving police in southern Sweden mystified.

‘Jihad Jane’ gets ten years for Vilks death plot

‘Jihad Jane’ gets ten years for Vilks death plot

An American woman nicknamed "Jihad Jane" was jailed for ten years on Monday after plotting to murder Swedish artist Lars Vilks and carry out other deadly attacks in Europe and South Asia.

Homeless man ordered to pay TV license fee

Homeless man ordered to pay TV license fee

A homeless man has been asked to pay the Radiotjänst license fee, which funds Swedish public service radio and television, despite having neither a home nor a TV.

Swedish illegal waste exports rife: customs

Swedish illegal waste exports rife: customs

Swedish customs officials have warned that the country is exporting hazardous electronic waste that risks ending up in developing countries where it could likely cause environmental and health damage.

‘Hitler furious’ at Swedish minister’s satire mishap

‘Hitler furious’ at Swedish minister’s satire mishap

Sweden's Justice Minister Beatrice Ask has been criticized for sharing a satirical article about legalized marijuana killing scores of people in the US and tying it to her anti-narcotics stand as a youth politician. Her critics did not hold back.