Fredrik Neij, the Swedish co-founder of the illegal file sharing site Pirate Bay, has been toasting his freedom after spending more than six months in a Swedish prison following four years on the run.
Swedes enjoy some of the fairest treatment in the world, according to the latest global study to shine a light on the rule of law in the Scandinavian country.
More Swedes would vote for the country's centre-right opposition parties than the current Social Democrat-Green government, according to a new poll which also reveals growing support for the nation's nationalist Sweden Democrats.
Malmö in southern Sweden has been named the sixth most bike-friendly city in the world according to a newly-released index of cycling in urban environments.
Students in Linköping in southern Sweden are up in arms after a university riding club held its annual party at a restaurant that specializes in horse meat.
British long-distance runner Paula Radcliffe, who is the women's world record holder in the marathon, has been training amateur runners in Stockholm this week ahead of a jam-packed season for the sport in towns and cities across Sweden.
It's the end of the academic year, and SI News will be taking a summer break - just like you. But if you're staying in Sweden this summer, there are some great events you should know about!
Sweden has a paradoxical place in the world – a small country of just 9.5 million inhabitants, and yet it tops multiple innovation indexes. The Local spoke with Peter Gudmundson, president of the Royal Institute of Technology, about what Sweden is doing right.
UPDATED: Three Swedes are thought to have succeeded in joining Isis in Syria or Iraq after multiple attempts to travel to the war-torn countries, Sweden's biggest news agency has reported.
The Local's music guru, Paul Connolly, has a bumper selection of great Swedish songs to help you prepare for midsummer madness.
Record numbers of doctors, engineers and teachers are among the tens of thousands of asylum seekers welcomed to Sweden over the past year, says the Swedish Council for Higher Education.