Swedish artist Mikael Genberg's crazy idea of sending a sculpture in the shape of a house to the moon looks set to become a reality. For daring to go where no artist has gone before he's our Swede of the week. Obviously.
Police were forced to empty out their icebox to accommodate a half-eaten alligator which was found dead on a nature trail in southern Sweden.
Swedes like conforming to their national norms - but they do it individually. Contributor Steven Schier muses about culture and why Swedes like to be "alone together".
A 27-year old man who strangled and then stabbed a 90-year-old woman to death before setting her house on fire has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Sweden's Green Party has earned its fourth seat in the European parliament after Max Andersson's triumph, who said he wants to fulfil some policies of the Pirate Party in Brussels.
The languages are much the same and they always give each other shedloads of points at Eurovision. Is there much to separate these Scandi cousins? Well, apparently there is. The Local took to the streets of Bergen to find out.
An electric cable fault that hit Stockholm's commuter train lines on Wednesday may keep trains at a halt until Monday.
A Swedish man in Manhattan pleaded not guilty on Thursday to a host of hacking crimes, which could see him spend 17 years in prison.
Swedish ice-hockey ace Henrik Lundqvist had an 18-save shutout as the New York Rangers advanced to their first Stanley Cup final in 20 years on Thursday with a 1-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
With some Gothenburg residents set to trial six-hour work days, a Swede who's already tested the concept chimes in on working shortened days for full pay.