The Local's reporter Paul Connolly loves living in the Swedish countryside. But it took starting a community Zumba class for his partner fellow-Brit Donna Richmond to thaw to the idea of staying in the frozen north. Here, she shares her emotional story.
A man in his 60s who was caught roaming naked around his apartment building in central Stockholm has been stripped of his rental lease by a Court of Appeal.
A high school headteacher has been slammed for banning students from waving Swedish or other international flags and singing Zlatan Ibrahimovic's alternative national anthem, just in case their "multicultural" efforts instead promoted xenophobia.
The Royal Wedding is finally happening on Saturday. Here, we list where you’re most likely to catch a glimpse of the royal bride and groom and some of the other best events around Sweden this week.
Business, IT and engineering students from Europe's twelve biggest economies have voted Swedish firms Ikea and Volvo as among the continent's most attractive employers, with both firms climbing the rankings since a similar survey last year.
Nordic telecom operator TeliaSonera has bought a 1.4 percent stake in music streamer Spotify, valuing the online music service at more than $8.2 billion.
A Swedish sex education group will this week meet to discuss the adoption of a new word for female masturbation after launching a competition to come up with a term last year.
One of the rockstars of the travel industry, Norwegian Petter Stordalen, meant to make a James Bond style entrance as he jet skied to a hotel opening in Sweden's Malmö. Instead, his clumsy crash made international headlines.
A flight ban will be imposed over much of central Stockholm on Saturday when Prince Carl Philip weds Sofia Hellqvist.
UPDATED: Police have have stepped up their search for a missing 17-year-old girl who disappeared on Sunday evening in Kinnekulle, western Sweden.
Toilets at Swedish airports are being plastered with messages designed to warn young people to practice safe sex when they jet off for their summer holidays.
For the fifth year in a row, the number of people taking time off work due to stress has gone up in Sweden, according to a report by the Swedish Work Environment Authority (Arbetsmiljöverkets).