‘Frozen’ hanging woman died ‘climbing fence’

‘Frozen’ hanging woman died ‘climbing fence’

A woman found hanging dead on a fence in Norrköping, about one hour south of Stockholm, was pierced by razor-sharp spikes, but probably ended up there 'by accident', police have concluded.

Sweden’s first LGBT pool makes a loud splash

Sweden’s first LGBT pool makes a loud splash

The first swimming pool in Sweden designed for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is making waves in the Swedish media, ahead of its official opening next week.

Princess Madeleine ‘not involved in any debt’

Princess Madeleine ‘not involved in any debt’

Sweden's royal family has strongly denied claims that Princess Madeleine's husband Chris O'Neill has debts in the US, saying the US tax authorities 'made a mistake'.

Romania and Sweden to cooperate on beggars

Romania and Sweden to cooperate on beggars

Sweden and Romania have said they will cooperate and work against fighting poverty within the Roma community, following key talks between ministers from both countries in Stockholm.

Begging scheme seeks to button up critics

Begging scheme seeks to button up critics

A breakthrough project is aiming to help more of Sweden's growing Roma community into work, by selling buttons designed to challenge discrimination against the group, as The Local's Norhan Elkaheem reports.

How private jets took down a Swedish giant

How private jets took down a Swedish giant

One of Sweden's top businessmen Sverker Martin-Löf quit as chairman of industry giant Industrivärden this week amid a scandal over private jets and hunting trips. The Local looks at one of the biggest corporate scandals in Sweden in decades.

Explosion outside Malmö apartment building

Explosion outside Malmö apartment building

Police in Malmö are investigating after an explosion outside an apartment block, the latest in a string of bombings in the city.

One in three fears terror attack in Sweden

One in three fears terror attack in Sweden

A new poll carried out after the deadly shootings in France this month suggests that one in three Swedes are concerned about a terror attack in their home country.

Swedish recipe of the day: How to make traditional semla buns

Swedish recipe of the day: How to make traditional semla buns

Impress your Swedish friends by making these beloved and very, very creamy semlor. This is our favourite recipe.