SAS strike causes chaos at Copenhagen Airport

SAS strike causes chaos at Copenhagen Airport

Passengers were fuming on Thursday evening as all SAS flights from Copenhagen Airport were grounded due to a spontaneous strike.

Saab in ‘final stages’ of Kockums shipyard deal

Saab in ‘final stages’ of Kockums shipyard deal

Swedish defence giant Saab is pushing forward with a deal to acquire the German-owned submarine shipyard, with an announcement expected in the coming days.

Swedish ‘cocaine king’ walks free

Swedish ‘cocaine king’ walks free

Jonas Falk, a 41-year-old Swede sentenced last year to 18 years in prison, was freed on Thursday as prosecutors failed to find enough evidence tying him to Sweden's biggest ever cocaine-smuggling operation.

Swedish divorce rates hit record high

Swedish divorce rates hit record high

Love hurts for more and more Swedes with over 25,000 couples calling an end to their union in 2013, the highest figure in almost 40 years.

Top ten stupid Swedish emergency calls

Top ten stupid Swedish emergency calls

From ringing to complain about out of date ice cream to seeking assistance to find a receipt, Swedes have made some bizarre 112 calls. The Local rounds up ten of the strangest.

Sweden probes Ship to Gaza boardings

Sweden probes Ship to Gaza boardings

A Swedish prosecutor has launched an investigation into whether international laws were broken when Israeli soldiers boarded Gaza-bound ships operated by the Sweden-based activist group Ship to Gaza.

Teacher throws iPad charger at ‘idiot’ pupil

Teacher throws iPad charger at ‘idiot’ pupil

Two teachers have been reported to the Child and School Student Representative after one threw an iPad charger at a pupil who was also verbally abused.

Migrants abandon camp to avoid eviction

Migrants abandon camp to avoid eviction

An estimated 100 immigrants abandoned their car-park camp on Thursday after eviction threats from the Swedish Enforcement Authority.

World Cup boost sales for gaming firms

World Cup boost sales for gaming firms

The unpredictable results of the 2014 World Cup have been good news for the Swedish gaming industry, with sales increasing by 50 percent compared to 12 months ago.

Majority of Swedes against weapons exports

Majority of Swedes against weapons exports

Sweden has become a major world supplier of arms but the majority of Swedes are against having weapons exports at all, a new study has revealed.

Man sentenced for filming forest rape

Man sentenced for filming forest rape

A man from central Sweden has been convicted of raping a 12-year-old girl - and filming the incident on his phone.