Uzbek imam wakes from two-year coma in Sweden

Uzbek imam wakes from two-year coma in Sweden

The imam who was shot in the head in Sweden in 2012 has finally emerged from his two-year coma. His family has criticized Swedish police for sluggish investigation and lack of thorough protection.

Alliance promises jobs and help for migrants

Alliance promises jobs and help for migrants

The Stockholm branch of Sweden's governing centre-right Alliance released its election manifesto on Tuesday, promising to make it easier for immigrants to use their skills and education in Stockholm - but focusing primarily on unemployment.

Swede reports ‘expensive’ sex to police

Swede reports ‘expensive’ sex to police

A 55-year-old man in western Sweden illegally purchased sex from two women - and then called police to complain about their "outrageous" prices.

Radar fault delays flights from Stockholm airports

Radar fault delays flights from Stockholm airports

Up to 100 flights to and from Stockholm's Arlanda and Bromma airports may be delayed on Tuesday due to a radar fault.

Sweden’s Skarsgård pays tribute to Robin Williams

Sweden’s Skarsgård pays tribute to Robin Williams

Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård paid tribute to Robin Williams on Tuesday, recalling the "immensely exciting" experience of working with him in Good Will Hunting.

McDonald’s gives Swede coffee laced with cleaner

McDonald’s gives Swede coffee laced with cleaner

A woman from Malmö purchased a cappuccino from McDonald's that was tainted with cleaning chemicals, leaving her throat burning as the cup disintegrated in her hands.

Second teen held after boy murdered in Malmö

Second teen held after boy murdered in Malmö

Police announced on Tuesday that a 14-year-old boy was suspected of playing a part in killing a 17-year-old, a murder that shook southern Sweden last week.

In Pictures: The Local’s Property of the Week

In Pictures: The Local’s Property of the Week

Ever wanted a three-bedroom home that's smack bang in the middle of Stockholm's Kungsholmen? Join the club. And while you're at it, take a tour through The Local's Property of the Week.

Zlatan surprises disabled team with trip to Brazil

Zlatan surprises disabled team with trip to Brazil

When Sweden's intellectually disabled Swedish football team couldn't scrape together enough money to fly to the World Championships in Brazil, they found an unexpected guardian angel in the form of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Liberals push to bring back behavioural grades

Liberals push to bring back behavioural grades

Sweden's Liberal Party said on Monday that it planned to bring back behavioural grades for students in middle school and high school.

Sweden plans to scrap SFI for adult education

Sweden plans to scrap SFI for adult education

The Swedish government wants to put an end to the state-run Swedish for Immigrants courses (SFI), proposing on Tuesday that the courses get taken over by the municipal adult education programme (Komvux) instead.