Flight from Sweden to LA forced to turn back

Flight from Sweden to LA forced to turn back

A Norwegian Air flight bound for Los Angeles had to turn around and land in Stockholm again on Monday afternoon after the captain noticed problems with the wing's take off and landing flaps.

Crime writer takes drug sting to European Court

Crime writer takes drug sting to European Court

Crime author Jens Lapidus plans to help a Swedish man caught up in a massive drug sting involving weapons for Colombian guerillas, cocaine, and the DEA.

Maggot-infested baggage flown to Sweden

Maggot-infested baggage flown to Sweden

A flight from Brussels to Stockholm turned around without giving passengers their bags - as the baggage was infested with maggots.

Löfven pushes for trainee jobs in elderly care

Löfven pushes for trainee jobs in elderly care

The Social Democrats have proposed a multi-billion kronor injection into elderly and disabled care by creating a trainee scheme for unemployed youths.

Drunken Swede held for scaling PM’s office

Drunken Swede held for scaling PM’s office

A drunken man was arrested early on Monday morning after he tried to climb the walls of Rosenbad, Sweden's government offices in Stockholm.

Erotic author: ‘The bones may be in my next book’

Erotic author: ‘The bones may be in my next book’

The woman who found 80 skeletons packed into Ikea bags tells The Local how she's still angry, exactly why she thinks the story made world news, and how she plans to write a book about it one day.

New heat record sizzles and strikes Sweden

New heat record sizzles and strikes Sweden

Sunday's balmy weather broke the heat record for August days in Sweden since 1992 - and more tropical temperatures, rain and thunder included, are on the way.

One third of new Swedish nurses choose Norway

One third of new Swedish nurses choose Norway

Despite a shortage of nurses in many parts of Sweden, last year 1,300 Swedish nurses obtained Norwegian nursing licenses - one third of all the nurses who graduated in Sweden during the year.