Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is in New York as part of his first official visit to the United States since his election in September.
Police in Värmland in central Sweden are investigating allegations of a rape at one of the country's most prestigious schools, Lundsberg, which has also been rocked by bullying cases.
Women 'flying solo' remains a taboo topic in many countries and there is no commonly accepted word for it in Swedish. A sex education group is trying to change that and has already received more than a thousand suggestions after launching a competition earlier this month.
The Swedish Institute recently announced that some changes will be made to the scholarship programme- the SI Study Scholarships. But when, why, and how will the changes affect current students? SI News Service finds out.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallström has said the killing of four Israelis at a Jerusalem synagogue is deeply concerning and called on Palestinian leaders to condemn the violence.
A Dutch club in Stockholm is encouraging ideas of white "superiority" by planning a Christmas party featuring Santa alongside a 'black' slave servant, Sweden's Afro-Swedish National Association has complained to The Local.
Moving your entire life abroad can be complicated. It can be even more complicated when you’ve got your family in tow. Luckily, in Swede it’s pretty easy.
Swedes are more closely related to to the first Europeans than either the French or the Germans, according to DNA taken from a 37,000 year-old skeleton.
The quest to save Gävle's giant Christmas goat from its annual torching has begun in earnest with organizers set to move the local taxi rank in order to ward off potential arsonists.
From prisons and boats to renovated jumbo jets, Stockholm has some unusual backpacker joints. The Local's Oliver Gee - himself a seasoned traveller - spent a night at five of the top rated locations on review sites, to see if the hostels in his adopted home city lived up to the hype.
The Swedish Poisons Information Centre has reported more than 300 overdoses caused by the synthetic marijuana known as Spice in 2014.
The national side were without their talisman for the friendly against France and came up short against the Euro 2016 hosts.