Stir over Swedish cash for Clintons’ charity

Stir over Swedish cash for Clintons’ charity

Questions are being asked about donations flowing from Sweden to the Clinton family's charity, just as the Swedish government was trying to persuade the US to limit sanctions against Iran, where the Nordic nation was attempting to boost business.

Zlatan’s mega mansion sold to NHL hockey star

Zlatan’s mega mansion sold to NHL hockey star

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's lawyer has confirmed to The Local that a contract has been drawn up to sell the Swedish star striker's home to NHL ice hockey player Carl Söderberg.

World dying to know about Swedish death test

World dying to know about Swedish death test

Two Swedish researchers made global headlines on Thursday after unveiling a 'death risk' calculator that claims to estimate how likely it is that Brits will die over the next five years.

TV anchor ‘sorry’ after immigrant kebab gaffe

TV anchor ‘sorry’ after immigrant kebab gaffe

A Swedish newsreader has apologized after he referred to immigrants as “kebab technicians” in a rehearsal shoot that went viral in Sweden after it was accidentally beamed out to viewers.

Swedish toddler’s ride in bag sparks burglar hunt

Swedish toddler’s ride in bag sparks burglar hunt

A two-year-old was mistaken for a burglar's loot, while a neighbour thought his Stockholm businessman father was a robber, because he had grown a beard while on paternity leave.

Sweden set to pen deal with Romania on welfare

Sweden set to pen deal with Romania on welfare

Sweden is set to sign a deal with Romania to help the struggling country solve some of its most pressing social issues, including providing aid for Roma beggars on home turf.

What’s on in Sweden: June 4th – 11th

What’s on in Sweden: June 4th – 11th

Come rain or shine, the Swedish summer is officially open for business. We've picked out our favourite events this week, including National Day celebrations and one of Scandinavia's biggest food festivals.

Three missing after boat capsizes in Sweden

Three missing after boat capsizes in Sweden

Three people are believed to have drowned when their small boat overturned in harbour just outside Halmstad in southern Sweden.

The Local’s ultimate guide to travel in Sweden

The Local’s ultimate guide to travel in Sweden

Visiting one of the world's most beautiful countries? Want to make the most of living in Sweden? Here at The Local we're constantly updating our top travel tips, from luxury bars to bargain backpacker hostels and hearty hikes.