‘Tragic’ fashion tips for left-wing MPs: Greider

‘Tragic’ fashion tips for left-wing MPs: Greider

Swedish spin doctors appear to be on fashion-police duty once again, with Social Democrats told to roll up their sleeves for photo ops, just a month after Moderates were asked put their pets in outfits with logos.

Government to inject billions into cancer care

Government to inject billions into cancer care

The Swedish government announced on Thursday that it was injecting 2 billion kronor ($307 million) into improving access to cancer care and providing more treatment for uncommon forms of cancer.

Stroke patient overhears organ donation chat

Stroke patient overhears organ donation chat

Doctors in Sweden discussed organ donation within earshot of Jimi Fritze as he lay in hospital after a stroke. The patient, however, could hear every word but couldn't protest as he couldn't move.

Swedish kids cast stones at Romanian beggar

Swedish kids cast stones at Romanian beggar

Swedish police are looking into the reported group assault on a 59-year-old woman who was begging outside a shopping mall in suburban Stockholm when bottles came flying.

‘You’re quite pretty… for a black girl’

‘You’re quite pretty… for a black girl’

"Do you want an orange negro?" Comments such as this litter Fanna Ndow Norrby's life. Her Instagram @svartkvinna handle has attracted 17,000 followers, all keen to hear our Swede of the Week's stories of sexist racism.

Vattenfall inquiry churns up heated feelings

Vattenfall inquiry churns up heated feelings

The official inquiry into state-owned Vattenfall's disastrous purchase of Nuon has started heating up, with a former enterprise ministry aide reacting strongly to statements made by the energy giant's former chair.

Swedes find 200-year-old gravestone in living room

Swedes find 200-year-old gravestone in living room

A Swedish family renovating their living room was shocked to find a gravestone from the 1800s under the floorboards.

No wonder Swedish kids can’t solve problems

No wonder Swedish kids can’t solve problems

As another dismal Pisa report leaves parents up in arms and policymakers fretting, The Local’s David Landes tells of a recent letter from a teacher that helps explain why Swedish students can’t solve problems.

Zlatan injured as PSG dominate Chelsea

Zlatan injured as PSG dominate Chelsea

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was forced to leave the pitch injured during the PSG Champions League clash against Chelsea on Wednesday. The extent of the injury remains unclear.