Record win at Sweden’s tough island race

Record win at Sweden’s tough island race

Two Swedes crushed last year's course record at the Swimrun world championship in Stockholm's archipelago on Monday.

Sweden reveals Academy Award submission

Sweden reveals Academy Award submission

The movie set to represent Sweden at the 2015 Academy Awards was revealed on Monday, a film that has already won awards abroad.

Hidden forest drug stash leads to prosecution

Hidden forest drug stash leads to prosecution

A 53-year-old man has been prosecuted after police in western Sweden made one of their largest drug seizures in the area.

Pirate Bay Swede’s trial set for final stage

Pirate Bay Swede’s trial set for final stage

The mother of Swedish Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg has told The Local about her son's "suffering" in jail ahead of the final stages of his trial.

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Murderer on the loose after breakout

Murderer on the loose after breakout

A 34-year-old man who killed a child is on the run after he broke out of a psychiatric ward in central Sweden.

Backstage with SI head Annika Rembe: ‘We don’t have all the answers’

Backstage with SI head Annika Rembe: ‘We don’t have all the answers’

In the first of our Backstage series, The Local’s David Landes sits down with Annika Rembe, Director General of the Swedish Institute, to hear why brand Sweden bothers her; about the country’s immigration struggles; and why foreign students shouldn't be afraid to knock on Swedes' doors.

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Huge clear up underway after Skåne floods

Huge clear up underway after Skåne floods

Flood waters subsided in the southern Sweden region of Skåne on Monday, after flash flooding saw chaos on roads and trains at the weekend.

Sweden’s Alliance reveals full manifesto

Sweden’s Alliance reveals full manifesto

UPDATED: Leaders of the Moderate Party, the Centre Party, the Liberal Party and the Christian Democrats have announced their complete list of election promises in Stockholm's Nacka.

Man shot dead in hunting accident

Man shot dead in hunting accident

UPDATED: Police in northern Sweden say a man was killed on Monday morning after what they described as a "hunting accident".

Zlatan scores hat trick in PSG thrashing

Zlatan scores hat trick in PSG thrashing

Champions Paris Saint-Germain thumped Saint-Etienne 5-0 as Bordeaux saw their 100 percent record at the start of the Ligue 1 season ended on Sunday with a 1-1 draw against Bastia.

Suspected Ebola case ruled out in Sweden

Suspected Ebola case ruled out in Sweden

UPDATED: Officials at a Stockholm hospital reported that they had found a suspected case of the Ebola virus on Sunday night. But the case was dismissed on Monday.