Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson dropped by Oslo on Friday to try to attract votes from the Swedish migrant community, with one expert mulling the apparent contradiction with the party's negative stance on labour migration.
Swedish party the Feminist Initiative has been overwhelmed by Facebook 'likes' with South American hackers thought to be the source of the unwanted faux favouritism.
Sweden has said that it will provide humanitarian aid to Iraq but not military support to Kurdish forces battling the Islamic State in the war-torn country.
British millionaire businessman Shrien Dewani has been passed mentally fit and is set to stand trial for the murder of his Swedish bride a South African court ruled Friday.
No sooner have Swedes packed up their deck-chairs, closed up their cabins and returned to the cities than the first snow is set to fall, according to a fresh weather forecast on Friday.
Swedish can at times be a hilariously literal language and The Local has put together a few choice cuts for your light-hearted amusement.
Sweden has not actively taken part in a war since 1814 - breaking even Switzerland's record for peace. One peace and conflict expert has told The Local that Swedes learned the hard way to take the non-confrontational stance.
A public transport authority in southern Sweden has banned several Sweden Democrat campaign, citing racism - although the same ads have been approved in Stockholm.
Every fifth girl attending Swedish high school has reported being subjected to sexual harassment, according to a new report from an anti-bullying charity.
More and more executives are combining work with further education, namely an MBA. The Local explains just how the process works at the Stockholm School of Economics with its Executive MBA program.