Swedish police officers praised by New Yorkers

Swedish police officers praised by New Yorkers

A video has emerged of Swedish off-duty police officers breaking up a violent fight on the New York subway.

Eighth happiest: why are the Swedes not pleased?

Eighth happiest: why are the Swedes not pleased?

Sweden is the eighth happiest country in the world, according to the UN. But the result has not gone down well in the Nordic country. The Local caught up with an expert to find out why.

Löfven: Palestine move was done by the book

Löfven: Palestine move was done by the book

Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has denied that he bypassed parliament when the country recognized Palestine last year.

Early summer sweeps in across much of Sweden

Early summer sweeps in across much of Sweden

Get the barbeque out and your swim suit ready – summer is here. In fact, western and parts of central Sweden have been able to enjoy the year's warmest season for the past seven days.

Defence giant Saab sees surprise fall in profits

Defence giant Saab sees surprise fall in profits

Swedish defence giant Saab announced a surprise drop in first-quarter operating profits on Friday, while the company took a 3.8 percent tumble on the Stockholm stock market.

Need more space? Check out Sweden’s priciest flat

Need more space? Check out Sweden’s priciest flat

Is money burning a hole in your pocket? Sweden's most expensive apartment in history could help you offload some cash.

Thieves crash loader into store in Stockholm raid

Thieves crash loader into store in Stockholm raid

Swedish police are investigating after thieves carried out an advanced smash and grab heist on an electronics store in Stockholm on Friday morning.

Sweden telecom network ‘vulnerable to attack’

Sweden telecom network ‘vulnerable to attack’

Outsourcing and serious security flaws by external suppliers could leave Sweden's telecommunications network open to attack – and make it easier for foreign powers to tap into them unnoticed, an IT security expert has said.