The number of Swedes estimated to have died fighting for Islamist extremist group Isis is now believed to be "up to 40" according to Sweden's Security Service Säpo.
A diverse nation calls for diverse fashion - no matter what your religion. On Wednesday Stockholm's Architecture and Design Centre hosted a seminar all about the latest of Muslim fashion, both in Sweden and abroad.
The Local's guide to the five main things you need to know before taking your first step on to the property ladder in the Nordic country.
Former Swedish Foreign Minister and Prime Minister Carl Bildt is among a group of 56 high profile European politicians, academics and business people who have signed a statement calling for "immediate action" following the deaths of hundreds of migrants attempting to reach Europe by boat across the Mediterranean Sea.
Police in Sweden have confirmed to The Local that officers are investigating a major smuggling group believed to have helped hundreds of refugees get to Scandinavia from Italy.
Four Swedish police officers have hit the headlines after they took a break from a holiday in New York to help stop a violent fight on the city's subway.
Sweden's financial watchdog announced it isabandoning its controversial bid for a price hike on new mortgages.
Swedish mobile giant Ericsson has reported unexpectedly weak results for the first quarter of the year and seen shares plummet as a result.
Despite its grand unveiling with the backing of some of music's top stars, US rapper Jay Z's streaming music service Tidal's rough start has so far not given its main Swedish rivals at Spotify cause to quiver in their boots.
UPDATED: Stockholm marathon organizers have said that any non-Nordic runners to finish among the top six in the race will be offered prize money and described a previous announcement that only Nordic entrants would be entitled to the cash as "quite naive".
A new defence strategy bid set to be unveiled by the Swedish government on Friday calls for increased co-operation with Nato, Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet reports.
Join the Swedes in welcoming the beginning of spring by lighting bonfires in honour of an eighth-century German abbess this weekend. If that sounds too weird to you, there's also plenty of music, dancing and fitness events to ensure your calendar stays jam-packed.