Sweden jails extreme leftists for Slovak mix-up

Sweden jails extreme leftists for Slovak mix-up

Five extreme-left militants were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for politically motivated and "unfathomable" crimes, after they mistook two Slovak guest workers for Swedish neo-Nazis and attacked them.

Swedish opposition calls for ban on sexist adverts

Swedish opposition calls for ban on sexist adverts

The Social Democrat opposition wants to ban sexist commercials if the party wrests power from the government in the autumn - "You don't need to show bottoms to sell cars."

Spotify reaches ten million paying users

Spotify reaches ten million paying users

Swedish music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday released a celebratory play-list as it announced the company had reached 10 million paying users. And Spotify's most streamed song, it revealed, was Swedish.

Five voices from the Stockholm riots

Five voices from the Stockholm riots

One year after the Stockholm unrest that shocked the world, five people in Husby tell The Local what happened and what has happened since.

Aids cases in Sweden at record low

Aids cases in Sweden at record low

Sweden saw its lowest number of Aids cases last year since the HIV epidemic began. Among new HIV cases, the typical patient was a 36-year-old heterosexual man who caught the virus abroad.

Elk born inside Volvo after highway crash

Elk born inside Volvo after highway crash

IN PICTURES (GRAPHIC CONTENT): A Swedish man who crashed into and instantly killed a heavily pregnant elk was shocked to find a surprise (and very much alive) tiny package on the car floor just hours later.

Sweden boasts ‘net profit of immigrant talent’

Sweden boasts ‘net profit of immigrant talent’

Sweden last year attracted more talent than it lost, with engineers topping the table of immigrants. In Europe, the biggest influx of professionals was to Germany, but a Middle Eastern country outperformed all surveyed markets.

Princess Leonore in first family photo

Princess Leonore in first family photo

A family photo of Princess Madeleine, her husband, and their tiny princess daughter proved to be a smash hit on Facebook, with the family set to head to Sweden for a Leonore's royal christening.

Sweden’s cheapest house prices revealed

Sweden’s cheapest house prices revealed

Anyone with dreams of owning a house in Stockholm's posher suburbs may want to consider that the same price will give them 23 houses in a slew of smaller towns across Sweden.

Elk bounce back after stillborn calf mystery

Elk bounce back after stillborn calf mystery

South Sweden's elk are birthing healthy calves this season, much to the delight of wildlife experts who were devastated last year as calf after calf was stillborn or died shortly after birth.