Huddles of huggers littered the Central Station concourse in Stockholm, just ten days after The Local dissected The Swedish Hug. "I've spent my life wondering why people don't hug more," one flash mobster said.
There's a small child shouting at me with glee. "Pippi lifts the horse! She lifts the horse!" Varnika, 4, was born in Sweden to Indian parents, who tell The Local why a mixture of Swedish and Indian literature keeps everyone happy.
The main opposition party will reintroduce restaurant VAT and increase employers social security contributions if they form a government after the September elections.
The day-care intern who was taken into custody a week ago on suspicion of raping a child, but was then implicated in nine assault cases, may be responsible for yet another two incidents, the prosecutor revealed on Friday.
Volkswagen said on Friday that it would not increase its purchase bid for truck manufacturers Scania after the Swedish group dismissed the initial offer.
Guns, booze, and domestic violence were among top factors in a new global study of murders. In Sweden, more than one in two killers had been drinking, possibly explaining why northerners stuck out on the murder chart.
A Swedish bus crashed into a ditch in Poland on Friday morning, injuring at least five passengers, two of whom are Swedish teenagers. The Swedes were on the way to Slovakia to perform in an orchestra.
One of Sweden's main banks, Swedbank, was hit on Thursday night by technical failures that saw all mobile and online banking shut down. The meltdown rendered all customer bank cards useless.
Three Stockholm students are suspected of getting access to their schools IT system, then lowering the grades of pupils they disliked but also selling better grades to anyone wanting to pay.
Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has returned to Sweden to be treated for a thigh injury that has seen him benched since last week, Paris Saint Germain announced on Thursday.