A northern Sweden man who killed and dismembered his 20-year-old former girlfriend was sentenced on Wednesday to 14 years in prison.
The impending closure of the high-risk ward for psychotic patients at Stockholm's Danderyd hospital has fanned fury and fear among the staff.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt is set to chair a new global committee that aims to predict the future of the internet. Web freedom was "under attack", the veteran diplomat said on Wednesday.
UK celebrity chef Jamie Oliver announced plans on Wednesday to open a new restaurant in central Stockholm.
Psychiatric care staff at Stockholm's Danderyd hospital fear they and patients may be in danger when the high-risk unit closes down, placing patients with violent tendencies on the normal wards.
Swedish steelmaker SSAB announced on Wednesday that it was acquiring Finnish competitor Rautaruukki in a bid to cut down costs in the sluggish steel market.
Just about the only foods you can preface with the word "Swedish" are "meatballs" and "fish". But meatballs are mundane and Swedish Fish are made in Canada. So what foods truly set Sweden apart? The Local's Solveig Rundquist heads on a food tour to find out.
A police officer in western Sweden faced manslaughter charges on Wednesday after he shot and killed a knife-wielding 24-year-old last summer.
Swedish defence contractor Saab has been slammed over claims of attempting to influence a referendum in Switzerland that could determine whether or not the Swiss air force purchases 22 new Jas Gripen fighter jets.
A proposal by Sweden's democracy minister seeking harsher sentences for politically motivated crimes found little support in parliament on Tuesday during a debate about political violence.
Sweden's Henrik Stenson has set his sights on overtaking Tiger Woods as the world's number one golfer following a breakthrough season last year in which he climbed to the number three spot.
From gore to folklore and with a smattering of blood, The Local selects ten Swedish movies that are bound to get you feeling either uneasy or queazy. But don't say we didn't warn you.