Sweden's foreign ministry has banned a civil rights group from its premises after news leaked that this year's winner of the Swedish Right Livelihood Award would be whistleblower Edward Snowden.
The Local's new Editor Maddy Savage was a regular visitor to Scandinavia before relocating to Stockholm from London. But as a fresh female expat, what has she noticed most since moving here?
Swedish scientists have suggested that the popular idea that elks can get drunk off fermented apples is nothing more than a myth.
Sweden's Jewish Community announced on Wednesday that Ute Steyer would become the first female rabbi in the country.
Hundreds of the remaining workers at Saab's factory in Trollhätten are set to lose their jobs, according to the Chinese company Nevs which owns the Swedish car business.
The father of a 13-year-old girl has been jailed for a year for abducting his daughter from outside her school on the island of Öland in south east Sweden.
The number of passengers at Swedish airports is set to increase by five per cent this year compared with 2013, according to a forecast by the Transport Agency.
The number of young Europeans fighting for the Isis has increased dramatically in the past month with fears that Swedes, Norwegians and Danes are among them.
Outgoing Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has made his first official appearance since election night in New York and reacted to criticism that he resigned to quickly as leader of the Moderate Party.