Swedes throw stinky fish at calm neo-Nazi rally

Swedes throw stinky fish at calm neo-Nazi rally

After Saturday's violence in Malmö the Party of the Swedes held three meetings in other parts of Sweden which police said passed without incident, although some threw portions of fermented herring.

Sweden to pass text alert law to aid emergencies

Sweden to pass text alert law to aid emergencies

The Swedish government is set to rush through legislation to enable mobile phone users to receive texts warning about emergency situations after recent trials proved successful.

Introducing: The Swedish crayfish party

Introducing: The Swedish crayfish party

It's August in Sweden, meaning that it is time for the annual and very traditional crayfish parties. The Local's Isabela Vrba explores the origins of the kräftskiva and the ingredients for a perfect party.

Borg: We won’t close the door on refugees

Borg: We won’t close the door on refugees

Swedish finance minister Anders Borg has said that restricting the number of asylum seekers is not on the Alliance's agenda and suggested tax rises were likely if they are returned to power.