Outgoing Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt is at a UN climate summit in New York where he is making his first public appearance since election night.
Two neo-Nazis who received only a handful of votes have won seats on Swedish councils thanks to a kink in the country’s election laws.
Swedish prosecutors said it was "far-fetched" to think that fugitive Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could be extradited to the United States if he returned to Sweden, in a statement released on Tuesday.
Damning video evidence and an apology from an alleged thief’s daughter were not enough to convince police that a well-known criminal had stolen hundreds of thousands of kronor worth of equipment from one of Gothenburg’s most popular night spots.
As Stefan Löfven attempts to form a coalition government, Social Democrat MEP Jytte Guteland says her party needs to focus on Sweden's international image.
Police in Halmstad say the results of forensic tests suggest a 16-year-old boy found dead in a creek was murdered.
Swedes are more likely to share posts or articles on politics than on any other issues, according to a new report from Mid Sweden University.
Sweden’s vast annual elk hunt spells danger not just for the majestic animals but also for hunters, with crumbling towers and over-tiredness just two of the season’s perils.
Children in central Malmö are staying at home on Tuesday after a rat infestation was discovered at their kindergarten.
The Local's Oliver Gee joined fishermen on Sweden's west coast seeking the first lobster catch of the year. Follow the journey.