Residents from evacuated areas in central Sweden have slammed authorities for their poor efforts of informing the locals about what to do as the forest fire continues to rage.
The Medieval Week on the island of Gotland is back in full swing for its 31st year, with fire shows, Vikings and a behind the scenes look at the Lord of the Rings. The Local's Isabela Vrba finds out more.
The Local's Oliver Gee has returned from climbing the highest mountain in Sweden. He talks about the adventure, facing certain doom, and mosquitoes the size of golf balls.
This year's berry forecast bodes badly for Swedes longing for meatballs and lingonberries - or blueberry pie, for that matter. This season's berry crops are only half of the normal harvest.
The Local's Oliver Gee shares his top tips for scaling the tallest mountain in Sweden – Kebnekaise.
Three children in southern Sweden were subjected to a flasher clad only in a grey shirt and a face mask. Police said there have been multiple incidents during the past week.
The Swedish government has officially amended education law to make it clear that religious hymns are permitted at school graduations, and school events are allowed to take place in churches.
With a few seasons left in him yet, Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks set to keep rewriting football history, writes the AFP's Andy Scott. But whispers have arisen that the Swede is keen to return to Juventus.
Sweden's King Carl Gustaf XVI headed to central Sweden on Wednesday as a massive forest fire scorched its way into day seven. French water bombing planes finally took off in the late afternoon.
Police in western Sweden pulled over a woman who was high, had no driver's license, and was carrying narcotics, knives, and firearms on Wednesday morning.
The same day that two unknown aircraft violated Swedish airspace, fifteen Russian military jets were chased out of Baltic airspace - leading one colonel to point the finger at Russia. But Foreign Minister Bildt said otherwise.