Relatives of a man whose final moments appeared in a television programme about a hospital in Sweden have each been awarded 20,000 kronor ($2,700) in compensation, after a court ruled that his privacy had been breached.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallström is making her first visit to Ukraine, where she has urged leaders to press on with efforts to support women and cut corruption as tensions continue in the east of the country.
It is getting easier for foreign-born graduates to find a job in Sweden, according to the country's Employment Service, which says it has seen a jump in the percentage of immigrants scoring roles that require a university degree or college education.
An estimated 1.3 billion kronor of taxpayers money set aside to build Sweden's most advanced hospital is alleged to have been channelled to a tax haven in Luxembourg by the companies behind the project.
Stockholm and Gothenburg may be the main tourist draws when it comes to winter markets in Sweden, but away from the big cities, Swedes do their Christmas shopping in barns, castles and farm shops. Here are The Local's top tips for 2014.
A record number of Swedes are leaving the country to go away on holiday for Christmas, with sunny destinations like the Canary Islands and old favourite Thailand proving most popular.
Christmas shopping is a challenge every year. If you're looking for something particularly Swedish with a special touch, it can be even harder. Here is The Local's own guide to top Christmas gifts of the year.
It's hard to flaunt your favourite fashions when the November skies are unrelentingly bleak even by Swedish standards. But fashion doesn't have to be a victim of Scandinavia's chilly weather, as The Local discovers on the streets of Stockholm.
Learning a new language is a challenge - especially when you have studies as well. But it can also be fun. NFGL student Ana Devdariani presents her experiences and tips for making Swedish 'fun-tastic'.
A Swedish pensioner who has had the hiccups for four years has asked for the public's help so he can find a cure for the condition.
A 32-year-old man has been shot dead in his car in Stockholm, with witnesses describing the attack as a brutal killing.
The world's biggest music streaming service, Spotify, has announced that its revenue grew by 74 percent in 2013 while net losses shrank by one third, in a year of spectacular expansion.