Future video games produced in Sweden could be labelled according to whether or not they promote gender equality, as part of a new project by gaming industry trade organisation Dataspelsbranchen.
A 70-year-old former mayor of Bangladesh who has been sentenced to death for mass killings and torture in the 1970s, is believed to be hiding in Sweden, according to Bangladesh's chief police commissioner.
Stuck for something to do this week? Never fear - The Local is here to offer you suggestions from all over Sweden - from sipping hot wine at the first Christmas markets to Sami Heritage jazz.
Pollsters have found that Swedes are becoming less happy with the new Red-Green coalition government and more keen on the country's centre-right parties, with the gap between the two blocs decreasing.
Swedish people are the third best in the world at speaking English as a second language, a major fall from grace after two years in top spot, a major report released this week concluded.
Most Swedes believe their country did the right thing when it joined the EU, according to a new poll commissioned exactly twenty years since a narrow referendum in the Nordic nation.
A pearl necklace that belonged to Josephine de Beauharnais, a 19th-century queen of Sweden, has been sold for $3.42 million at an auction in Switzerland.
The success of Swedish poker ace Martin Jacobson, who pocketed $10 million at the World Series, could encourage gamblers to bet even more money, say addiction experts issuing warnings in Sweden.
A random sampling of Danish and German pork sold in Stockholm supermarkets has revealed the presence of the resistant MRSA bacteria.
A bus driver in northern Sweden has been sacked for forcing black people off her bus, following a string of incidents in which foreign passengers were turned away.
Swedish pea soup is great comfort food for cold days, and the perfect budget option when you're short of cash after the holidays. Food writer John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe with The Local.