Former EU commissioner Margot Wallström confirmed her long anticipated return to Swedish politics at a Social Democrat press conference on Thursday.
As the Swedish Security Service warns that the number of Swedes fighting in Syria is on the rise, the Liberal Party has called for legislative changes making it a crime for Swedes to participate in terrorist training abroad.
Swedish national rail operator SJ announced on Thursday that it was planning to slash prices and review its ticketing system in a bid to boost stagnant revenues.
A Swedish diplomat visited imprisoned US citizen Kenneth Bae at a North Korean labour camp on Monday, soon after the alleged evangelist complained of feeling 'abandoned'.
Festival-goers in western Sweden got a surprise when razor-sharp remnants of a fermented herring can exploded around them. Swedish police are now investigating the fishy incident.
Skin cancer treatment times could be cut dramatically if doctors adopt a new method developed by Swedish researchers to identify cancerous growths with the help of their smartphones.
Did you know there are five official minority languages in Sweden? The Local's Isabela Vrba finds out what they are, how they're protected, and what rights their speakers have.
The Swedish government is mulling the construction of a fourth-generation nuclear reactor along the south coast - though the final decision won't be made until after elections.
Thursday marked the 200 year anniversary of the Convention of Moss, a historic peace treaty between Norway and Sweden. The Convention put a bookend on the last war between Sweden and Norway - and Sweden's last war.
Consumption of new clothes has declined in Sweden as the interest in retro and second-hand fashion continues to boom, according to a new report.
Gothenburg is struggling to maintain its image as a welcoming city after sending home more beggars than ever before in 2013. Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has meanwhile rejected calls to ban begging.