Swedish police recover stolen strawberry haul

Swedish police recover stolen strawberry haul

Police have tracked down a third of the strawberries stolen in one of Sweden's most high-profile fruit-related heists ever.

Malmö police worry about wave of violence

Malmö police worry about wave of violence

Swedish police have expressed concern over increasing violence after another shooting and an explosion rocked Malmö in southern Sweden over the weekend.

One in ten cats in Sweden are homeless

One in ten cats in Sweden are homeless

Cats are among the most popular pets in Sweden. But more than 100,000 of the furry creatures are believed to have been abandoned by their former owners, according to animal rights organizations.

Sweden world’s 13th most peaceful nation

Sweden world’s 13th most peaceful nation

Sweden has been ranked the 13th most peaceful country in the world by a global peace index, down from 11th in 2014.

Sweden’s green leader broke toxic paint rules

Sweden’s green leader broke toxic paint rules

Experts have rejected claims by Sweden's environment minister Åsa Romson that a loophole in the law allowed her to paint her boat using toxic paint.

Terrified mum rescues boy stuck up tall tree

Terrified mum rescues boy stuck up tall tree

A hero mother who is afraid of heights has told The Local how she climbed ten metres up a tree to rescue her son Cazper, 5, who had scaled the trunk while pretending to be a monkey.

Lund joins top 50 places to study finance courses

Lund joins top 50 places to study finance courses

For the first time, Lund University has scored a place in the top 50 universities in the world for postgraduate courses in finance.

‘There’s a Swedish mentality of not mixing’

‘There’s a Swedish mentality of not mixing’

For this week's My Swedish Career feature, Irina Jingqi Liu from China tells of her struggles to make it on Stockholm's start-up scene.

SMS loans fund Syria terror trips from Sweden

SMS loans fund Syria terror trips from Sweden

Sweden’s Security Service (Säpo) has warned that growing numbers of muslims are funding trips to Syria with money secured via text message loans secured in Sweden.