Mikael Karlsson at the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation tells The Local that he fears that a proposed EU-US trade deal could have a 'devastating chill' on EU environmental ambitions and can only harm the status quo.
A Swedish trainee teacher was asked to leave the classroom because the pupils were about to discuss a film with black actors, and her presence could "inhibit the debate".
With Swedish business leaders and trade unionists positive to the US-EU trade deal, Minister for Trade Ewa Björling underlined that Sweden had a significant role to play and dismissed critics who "painted nightmare scenarios".
With most stories about Stockholm housing brimming with despair, The Local shows some of city hall's ongoing new-build projects. These include what looks like a spaceship for students.
Swedish truck maker Volvo Group posted soaring first-quarter profits on Friday, citing a successful restructuring plan that had claimed some 4,400 jobs in the past year, many of them white-collar.
You might not associate target practice with Swedish past-times, but a Stockholm shooting range has seen a four-fold increase in clients since 2007. The Local's Deepti Vashisht talks stag parties, gun licences, and stress-busting CEOs with the club's manager.
Electrolux posted better-than-hoped-for profits on Friday, bouncing back from losses last year when the Swedish home appliance maker let 2,000 employees go.
In a series of profiles, Swedes who have converted to Islam, Buddhism, Catholicism, and Judaism tell The Local's Ann Törnkvist what prompted their decisions.
A 66-year-old man who has spent ten years in prison for allegedly raping and torturing his daughter was set free on Friday after a court deemed her testimony untrustworthy.
Sweden's royal family have released two images of baby Princess Leonore spending time with her cousin Princess Estelle, with the proud mother sharing a word of wisdom about cousins.
A Swedish woman stuck up to her waist in marshlands managed to lead rescue services to her with a photo posted on Facebook just hours before. "Someone thought he recognized the area," the police said.
The minority opposition Left Party wants to reduce pre-school class sizes and invest in staff, it said ahead of releasing its proposed budget for the next political term.
"My mother asked why I'd join a community that is so persecuted," Jewish convert Eva tells The Local in our final article on religious choice in Sweden.