Seven names fit for Sweden’s new prince

Seven names fit for Sweden’s new prince

As Princess Madeleine and husband Chris O'Neill prepare to formally announce their baby son's name on Wednesday, The Local reveals what we think the couple could christen Europe's youngest prince.

Stolen Swedish antique books returned by FBI

Stolen Swedish antique books returned by FBI

A handful of rare antique books that were stolen from the National Library of Sweden (Kungliga Biblioteket) and ended up in the US, were set to be returned in a ceremony in New York on Wednesday.

Swedish royals in nun movie plagiarism row

Swedish royals in nun movie plagiarism row

A US composer has slammed a musical performance at Saturday's wedding of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, accusing the Swedish royals of plagiarizing his gospel theme from Hollywood cult hit Sister Act 2.

Sweden’s military salutes Madeleine’s baby prince

Sweden’s military salutes Madeleine’s baby prince

UPDATED: Gun shots rang out across Sweden at midday on Tuesday in honour of Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neill's baby as speculation grew about the name of the new prince.

Teen murder suspect trio remanded in custody

Teen murder suspect trio remanded in custody

UPDATE: Three people linked to the murder of missing cafe worker Lisa Holm in central Sweden face at least another week in custody after a court hearing on Tuesday.

Chris O’Neill tells of joy over new Swedish prince

Chris O’Neill tells of joy over new Swedish prince

New dad Chris O'Neill told reporters on Tuesday morning of the family's baby joy after his wife, Princess Madeleine of Sweden, gave birth to their second child yesterday afternoon.

Do human traffickers go unpunished in Sweden?

Do human traffickers go unpunished in Sweden?

Some 40 criminal networks are believed to be involved in people smuggling in Sweden. But a top police inspector has hit out at his own organization, saying that few of the cases lead to prosecution.

Sweden gets first food truck for posh dogs

Sweden gets first food truck for posh dogs

Stockholm's latest unusual start-up is believed to be the world's first gourmet food truck for pets. The Local asked residents if they were hungry for the idea or thought the business would end up looking like a dog's dinner.

‘Swedish equality culture is killing career growth’

‘Swedish equality culture is killing career growth’

Sweden is famous for its equality in the workplace. But is the country's modesty and fairness in fact to blame for increasing numbers of employees taking time off because of stress?