Sweden's most famous bachelor is no longer eligible. Prince Carl Philip got engaged on Friday to girlfriend Sofia Hellqvist.
Having previously had to fast from dawn to dusk during the endless summer days, Muslims living in northern Sweden have now received fresh guidelines for when they can start and break the fast during Ramadan.
A freak hailstorm in southern Sweden prompted a young Swedish boy to get creative and build a snowman with a little help from his dad, who told The Local all about their feat.
Lightning struck at Sweden's largest musical festival on Friday afternoon. One man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Migration Minister Tobias Billström has played a key role in convincing other countries to follow Sweden's example by taking in more Syrian refugees at a UN conference being held in Switzerland.
Former EU commissioner Margot Wallström is eyeing a re-entrance to the Swedish political stage - and could very well be the nation's next foreign minister.
Sweden's annual political extravaganza is set to dominate the headlines for the next week and is now a bona fide Swedish institution. But what's it all about really? The Local seeks answers.
Jean-Claude Juncker looks certain to get majority approval on Friday to take the top job at the European Commission after opposition to his candidacy fell away, with a Swedish turnaround leaving David Cameron isolated.
A 15-year-old boy was charged on Friday for drawing swastikas on a church wall - with chocolate milk.
A policeman was taken to hospital on Friday morning after being run over by three mopeds.