UPDATED: Two security guards at Malmö's main train station who were filmed apparently banging a nine-year-old boy’s head into a stone floor are being investigated by police.
Sweden should consider reducing the number of refugees it takes in to protect the welfare state, leading members of the opposition Liberal Party (Folkpartiet) say. But the idea has led to a row within the party.
Next week, TEDx Stockholm will be hosting its biggest set of talks yet. For a taster of what’s to come, we caught up with the Stockholm-based American travel writer Doug Lansky, who will be speaking about why tourism is destroying the planet.
An all-action bronze sculpture is channelling locally-sourced tweets and reading them aloud at Stockholm Central Station. The Local catches up with artist Tove Kjellmark to find out more.
UPDATE: Representatives of the Swedish Church say they have received threats after a church in Malmö announced plans to hold a service in support of Muslims during a demonstration by the anti-Islam group Pegida.
Ambitious and dedicated students have started eight different local NFGL networks throughout Sweden. SI News spoke with all of the network leaders about their motivation and plans.
Sweden's Employment Agency was on Monday targeted in a cyber attack for the third consecutive day.
International banking giant HSBC helped hundreds of rich Swedes, including a former national football champion, dodge taxes. More than 500 Swedes have become embroiled in a scandal of secret assets amounting to more than 800 billion kronor.
Sweden is one of the EU's great powers along with Germany and the United Kingdom. According to a think tank it was one of the most influential countries in the Union in 2014.
Can you fall in love with a country without ever having been there? The Local has spoken to six of our readers who are obsessed with Sweden and all things Swedish...but have never stepped foot in the Nordic nation.
Sweden enjoyed Grammy success in Los Angeles, with three Swedes picking up awards at the prestigious ceremony on Sunday night, including producer Max Martin who is behind some of the biggest hits in pop music.
Artist Stuart Mayes, 46, left London for Sweden three and a half years ago and is not planning to move back. Despite the death of his half-Swedish partner, Stuart’s love affair with Sweden remains solid, as he tells Odessa Fardipour for this week's My Swedish Career.