A 20-year-old American was sentenced to a year in jail after he showed up outside a Swedish girl's house - with tape, rope, knives, and cable ties.
Opposition leader Stefan Löfven has promised to inject an annual 1 billion kronor ($146 million) into making high school in Sweden compulsory. But the idea has already been met with criticism.
UPDATED: A fish expert finally found the head of Sweden's famous elderly eel on Tuesday - in the owner's freezer.
Swedish energy group Vattenfall and Munich City Utilities announced on Monday a massive wind-farm investment off the German North Sea coast.
Not everyone in the mining town of Kiruna is happy that the town is being shifted three kilometres down the road. The Local catches up with residents of Sweden's northernmost town to find out more.
IN PICTURES: Thousands of people gathered in central Stockholm on Sunday to protest violence against Christians in the Middle East, particularly Iraq.
The leftovers from Hurricane Bertha are predicted to hit Sweden on Monday, with forecasters issuing a warning for wayward weather.
The Local chats to 24-year-old Swede Camilla Gustafsson about why she's started her own charity organization for kids in Ghana, and why she's dedicating her life to helping them.
Sweden's ruling Moderate party dropped three percentage points in a new poll published on Monday, leaving the party almost 10 percentage points behind the Social Democrats.
UPDATED: After intense firefighting for 11 days and some much-needed rain, the fire ravaging Sweden's forests is finally under control. Emergency workers are working on getting people back home.