Swedish TV song signer becomes global star

Swedish TV song signer becomes global star

UPDATED: A Swedish sign language interpreter has become an overnight global celebrity after videos of his enthusiastic signing and dancing at this weekend's Melodifestivalen went viral.

Bosnian court asked to hold ‘terror plot’ Swede

Bosnian court asked to hold ‘terror plot’ Swede

A Sarajevo court has been asked to remand a Swedish man in custody over claims he was plotting a terrorist attack in Scandinavia along with three other men.

Sweden’s Jews still face threat says Obama team

Sweden’s Jews still face threat says Obama team

The situation for Jews in Sweden has improved, but there is still cause for concern, said President Obama's special envoy against anti-Semitism, Ira Forman, during a high profile visit to Malmö on Monday.

Swede to pay damages over sex tape of partner

Swede to pay damages over sex tape of partner

A Swedish man has been ordered to pay damages to his ex-girlfriend for posting a video online of them having sex, the first such ruling in the Scandinavian country.

Stir over Swede’s advert for  sexy male flatmate

Stir over Swede’s advert for sexy male flatmate

A Facebook post by a 19-year-old Swedish girl searching for a 'good looking as hell' flatmate has caused a stir on social media, with the teenager accused of objectifying men.

‘There were no good brunch spots in Sweden’

‘There were no good brunch spots in Sweden’

When British expats Laura Hinton and Tyrone Poh-Janrell found there was no place to go for a good brunch in Stockholm they decided to take matters into their own hands. The Local spoke to the owners of the Greasy Spoon cafe for this week's My Swedish Career.

Millions affected by Swedbank web shutdown

Millions affected by Swedbank web shutdown

Swedbank's website experienced major problems on Monday morning, with customers of one of the country's largest banks also reporting that they could not withdraw cash from ATMs. But issues were quickly resolved by the bank.

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March 25: Improve your chances to get the job (Stockholm)

Rising fears about integration in Sweden

Rising fears about integration in Sweden

More than 60 percent of Swedes believe that immigration is good for Sweden, but a new poll suggests growing concerns about integration in the country.

France jibe could lead to sanctions for Zlatan

France jibe could lead to sanctions for Zlatan

UPDATED: Sweden's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic could face sanctions from football authorities after calling France a ‘shit country’ following a game with his French club side PSG.

Sweden’s global arms trade is on the rise

Sweden’s global arms trade is on the rise

Sweden is the 11th largest weapons exporter in the world and has seen its arms exports rocket in recent years, according to new research by the Stockholm International Peace Institute.