Swedish cartoonist in hiding after shootings

Swedish cartoonist in hiding after shootings

A Swedish cartoonist believed to have been targeted in one of the Copenhagen shootings at the weekend has been sent into hiding, police said on Monday evening.

Broken leg causes 39 escalator meltdown

Broken leg causes 39 escalator meltdown

Dozens of escalators remained out of action across the Swedish capital during the Monday evening rush hour after some subway stations decided to take extra precautions following an accident on Saturday.

As it happened: Denmark mourns terror victims

As it happened: Denmark mourns terror victims

People across Denmark gathered on Monday to pay tribute to the victims of this weekend's attacks and show unity in the face of terror. The Local followed the commemorations as they happened.

‘We will live our lives the way we always have’

‘We will live our lives the way we always have’

As Denmark reflects on the two fatal shootings that shook the nation, The Local quizzes the Danish Ambassador to Sweden Kirsten Malling Biering on security at home and abroad and how to stem a rising tide of extremism in Europe.

Could Sweden be next European terror target?

Could Sweden be next European terror target?

After the shootings in Copenhagen this weekend which appeared to target a Swedish artist and the city's Jewish community, The Local asks Stockholmers of all faiths how safe they feel following the violence in the neighbouring Nordic nation.

Swedish artist Vilks says shooting was ‘unreal’

Swedish artist Vilks says shooting was ‘unreal’

Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who is believed to have been a target of the Copenhagen shootings, has described a feeling of incredulity after the attacks which left two dead and several wounded in Denmark over the weekend.

Zlatan scores with UN food tattoo campaign

Zlatan scores with UN food tattoo campaign

Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has gone viral again, this time for stripping off his shirt in a game for his French club PSG, in a move which turned out to be a stunt designed to boost support for a UN anti-hunger campaign.

Swedish police beef up security after attacks

Swedish police beef up security after attacks

Swedish police are ramping up security outside synagogues and mosques as Danes deal with the aftermath of two fatal shootings in Copenhagen that left the country stunned.

Tech, drums and a passion for fashion

Tech, drums and a passion for fashion

Simon Teng, 46, was born and raised in Malaysia, spent 15 years living in Switzerland and has now made a name for himself in Sweden, working for global telecoms company BT, as he tells Odessa Fardipour.

‘Sweden agreed to Russia military demands’

‘Sweden agreed to Russia military demands’

Sweden has agreed to Russian demands not to land fighter jets in Estonia during a coming military exercise in the Baltic region, according to a Swedish newspaper.

‘Racist’ top causes stir in Swedish council photo

‘Racist’ top causes stir in Swedish council photo

UPDATED: A local Left Party politician criticized for wearing a T-shirt with the slogan 'SD = Racists', in reference to the nationalist Sweden Democrat party has defended her decision.