IVF father: ‘I never signed up for twins’

IVF father: ‘I never signed up for twins’

A Swedish man wants to renounce his fatherhood after artificial insemination produced twins, when he claims to have only agreed to one child. The "unprecedented" case has left legal experts baffled.

‘Men need help to stop buying sex in Sweden’

‘Men need help to stop buying sex in Sweden’

Swedish men who pay for sex need help if they are to stop re-offending, concluded the authors of a new report that was handed to the government on Thursday.

Pakistani teen allowed to stay in Sweden

Pakistani teen allowed to stay in Sweden

The deportation of a teenage girl from Sweden back to her homeland has been blocked at the 11th hour by the Swedish Migration Board after the threat of genital mutilation and arranged marriage was factored into her case.

Swedish gym chain bans ‘selfies’ in locker room

Swedish gym chain bans ‘selfies’ in locker room

A major Swedish gym chain has slapped a ban on "selfies" in the changing rooms claiming the prohibition is to protect the modesty of half-naked fitness fanatics.

Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla takes second Sochi silver

Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla takes second Sochi silver

Swedish skier Charlotte Kalla won a silver medal in the ladies 10 kilometre cross country classic on Thursday, her second at the Sochi Winter Olympics, making her The Local's Swede of the Week.

Dad charged for killing children in cabin fire

Dad charged for killing children in cabin fire

A man suspected of killing two of his children by torching a Stockholm holiday home while they slept was charged on Thursday with murder.

Swedes ‘ignorant’ about state of the world: survey

Swedes ‘ignorant’ about state of the world: survey

The world has been steadily improving for the past 20 years, reports Swedish statistics guru Hans Rosling, but many Swedes are completely clueless about it according to a new survey.

Bitcoin giant to open new ‘mega’ Swedish hub

Bitcoin giant to open new ‘mega’ Swedish hub

Swedish Bitcoin firm KnC Miner is expanding its operations by opening a new data centre in northern Sweden in a move that will increase trade of the digital currency.

Teen faces deportation and forced marriage

Teen faces deportation and forced marriage

A 16-year-old Pakistani girl looks set to be deported from Sweden despite threats of genital mutilation and an arranged marriage on her return home.

Three Swedes die in new wave of swine flu

Three Swedes die in new wave of swine flu

At least three people in Sweden have died from a new wave of swine flu and experts are worried that more fatalities are on the way. Northern Sweden has been the hardest hit.