Indian president safe after crash with royals

Indian president safe after crash with royals

UPDATED: India’s President Pranab Mukherjee, Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel were unharmed in a car crash in Uppsala on Monday evening. But nine people they were travelling with were taken to hospital.

Sweden hosts record number of gay festivals

Sweden hosts record number of gay festivals

Sweden is holding a record number of Pride events for the LGBTQ community this year as tiny towns prepare to party for the first time alongside the country's biggest cities.

Indian president wraps up historic Sweden visit

Indian president wraps up historic Sweden visit

From mingling with royals to visiting one of the country's leading research establishments and meeting CEOs, India’s President Pranab Mukherjee has enjoyed a busy three-day trip to Sweden.

Pictures from the Diploma Ceremony

Pictures from the Diploma Ceremony

"As global leaders, the world is counting on you to act. Seize the moment and create a better world."

Drunk passengers force SAS alcohol rule change

Drunk passengers force SAS alcohol rule change

Scandinavian airline SAS has announced new guidelines designed to limit passengers travelling within Europe to three alcoholic drinks per flight, following problems with drunk passengers last summer.

‘Crime fiction lovers are in for a real treat’

‘Crime fiction lovers are in for a real treat’

A brand new international crime festival is taking place on the Swedish island of Gotland this summer, with huge names in Nordic Noir joining some of the hottest British and US writers. The Local quizzed Crimetime Gotland Editor-in-Chief Carina Nunstedt.

Dad who killed wife and baby locked up for life

Dad who killed wife and baby locked up for life

A 30-year-old Swedish man who confessed to pushing his wife and their infant child into a quarry in one of the most gruesome crimes the Nordic country has seen in recent years was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday.

Murder, myth and magic: where Sweden began
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Murder, myth and magic: where Sweden began

Nowadays when people think of Sweden, chances are they think of Stockholm. But it hasn't always been that way. The Local's Solveig Rundquist travelled to Östergötland to discover Sweden's past - Vikings, witches, saints and all.

How to fake being a local on Stockholm’s subway

How to fake being a local on Stockholm’s subway

Stockholm has one of the most efficient subway systems in the world. But while getting from one place to another is easy, navigating the etiquette required en route is far trickier. Swedish writer and resident Stockholmer Rebecca Forsman shares nine top tips.

Two Swedish restaurants among world’s 50 best

Two Swedish restaurants among world’s 50 best

UPDATED: Two Swedish eateries made the top 50 when a British food organization presented its annual list of the world's best restaurants, including what has been billed as the world's most isolated restaurant in the north of the country.

Ten ways for the EU to regain the voters’ trust

Ten ways for the EU to regain the voters’ trust

The Brexit campaign gives a voice to the distrust of the European Union that is spreading all over the continent. In order to survive, the EU must be made more transparent and open, argues Swedish MEP Fredrick Federley in this week's debate article.

Faster Stockholm to Oslo train plans shelved

Faster Stockholm to Oslo train plans shelved

Business travellers hoping for a quicker route between Stockholm and Oslo were left disappointed on Tuesday, after Sweden's state-owned train operator abruptly pulled the plug on its high-speed train bid between the two capitals.