In August in Sweden, it is time for plenty of traditional crayfish parties. The Local's Isabela Vrba explores the origins of the 'kräftskiva' and explains the ingredients for a perfect feast.
A passenger bus burst into flames in central Stockholm on Thursday, leaving shocked passengers, police, and traffic authorities alike scratching their heads.
An Englishman living less than two kilometres from the edge of central Sweden's forest fire tells The Local how he's already escaped the flames twice, and what he grabbed when his home was evacuated.
As Russia strikes back at the EU and US with its own sanctions, Finance Minister Anders Borg worries that the sanctions against Russia are a "blunt instrument" which will damage Swedish businesses.
UPDATED: Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt was on hand on Thursday in central Sweden where a fire has raged through the forests for eight days. Authorities said the fire was still not under control.
After seeing a man on the street they considered "unusually large", police in Malmö suspected the man had been doping and investigated his apartment - confirming their suspicions.
Police in Malmö, southern Sweden, apprehended a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of murdering a 17-year-old boy on Wednesday night.
A sailboat in Stockholm sank on Thursday morning after it was hit by lightning, the latest chapter of Sweden's wild summer weather.