Sweden's broadcasting regulator has rejected complaints that the country's top TV chat show host was guilty of bias in a controversial interview with Sweden Democrat leader Jimmie Åkesson in March.
A Swedish start-up that rents out people with dwarfism for sporting activities has been accused of setting a bad example to young people. But the company’s CEO insists there’s nothing controversial about its services.
Do we all take everything too seriously? Have we forgotten how much fun it was being a kid? Meet the Malmö University student forging a design career by thinking like a child.
Dog groomers who've dyed their pooches' hair have made a splash in Sweden, with one animal rights group warning that it turns pets into "toys or posessions".
Sweden's top goal scorer of all time, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, missed out on an award for Scandinavia's best footballer in history, as his national side prepared to take on Norway on Monday night.
Swedes have a reputation for being both shy and addicted to smartphones, so what do the most popular emojis reveal about the habits and feelings of people in the Nordic nation?
The Fifa women's football World Cup has kicked off in Canada Here are five reasons The Local reckons you should clap for Sweden.
With just six days to go until Prince Carl Philip's fiancée Sofia Hellqvist formally becomes a Swedish princess, the former reality TV star has told Swedish media the couple is both "excited" and "tense".
More than half of Swedes have little or no understanding of the cross-party deal struck in December that has had a crucial impact on Swedish politics. Here’s The Local’s guide to what's been going on.
UPDATED: The Swedish surveillance and rescue ship Posedion has helped a large group of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean sea from Libya.
In this week's My Swedish Career interview, we chat to James Towers – an Australian trying to revolutionize Sweden's advertising, media and retail industries.