Fooled Swedes sign up for ‘cold yoga classes’

Fooled Swedes sign up for ‘cold yoga classes’

VIDEO: Nordic gym chain Sats wowed the Swedish public on Tuesday with their April Fools' offer of "cold yoga" - a mind and body experience undertaken in sub-zero temperatures. The clip had wannabe cold yogis calling to sign up.

April Fool: The Local’s day in gags

April Fool: The Local’s day in gags

OK, the joke’s over. It’s time for us to reveal which of our The Local’s stories across our network today were red herrings, or April fish as they say in France and Italy.

Sweden tumbles again in Pisa school rankings

Sweden tumbles again in Pisa school rankings

A new Pisa education report about children's problem solving abilities has seen Sweden drop below the OECD average again. Swedish kids scored the poorest marks among children in the Nordic countries.

Sweden jails ‘nice lady’ for Åkesson cake attack

Sweden jails ‘nice lady’ for Åkesson cake attack

A Swedish woman who admitted shoving a cream cake in the face of "neo-fascist" politician Jimmie Åkesson was sentenced to two months in jail on Tuesday.

Pictures: Property of the Week – Malmö

Pictures: Property of the Week – Malmö

IN PICTURES: Malmö is considered the edgier of two cities, putting staid civil-servant Stockholm to shame. This five-room duplex in the Swedish fusion of La Croisette and Venice Beach is a case in point.

Nobody hates men as much as other men do

Nobody hates men as much as other men do

As a Swedish court frees a teen of sexual coercion because he didn't understand that shooting his victim with an air gun was threatening, writer Kawa Zolfagary explains why he's tired of a justice system that treats men like dumb monsters.

‘Swiss fighter jet deal could triple in cost’

‘Swiss fighter jet deal could triple in cost’

Switzerland's defence deal to buy 22 fighter jets from Sweden might come with a price tag that's three times higher than the government claims, opponents said on Monday.

Man held after Swedish football fan killed

Man held after Swedish football fan killed

Police arrested a man in his twenties on Tuesday in connection with the death of a football fan in southern Sweden over the weekend.

‘Blondes have more brains’: Swedish study

‘Blondes have more brains’: Swedish study

Researchers in central Sweden have found evidence that people with blonde hair, especially women, outperform non-blondes in both IQ and spatial awareness tests. The lead scientist now faces an official probe.