Swedish teens go viral with monster catch video

Swedish teens go viral with monster catch video

Two northern Swedish cousins have taken their angling hobby to new levels. A video of the teenagers hauling in a 14-kilo monster catch went viral in Sweden on Tuesday.

Swedes riled as south becomes ‘Danish’ again

Swedes riled as south becomes ‘Danish’ again

It used to belong to the Danes in the 1600s. Now, part of southern Sweden is set to join up with the Danish capital again, as a controversial marketing campaign dubs the region 'Greater Copenhagen'.

Fresh debate for cheaper EU calls from Sweden

Fresh debate for cheaper EU calls from Sweden

Swedish politicians welcomed a debate on mobile charges on Tuesday, after the EU's top decisionmaker on the digital market announced that roaming fees could be ditched across the union by 2017.

Two Lisa Holm suspects to stay in police custody

Two Lisa Holm suspects to stay in police custody

UPDATED: The two brothers accused of killing missing teenager Lisa Holm are set to remain in police custody, an appeals court in Jönköping in central Sweden ordered on Tuesday.

Foreign tourism boom boosts jobs in Sweden

Foreign tourism boom boosts jobs in Sweden

Sweden's international tourism industry is flourishing, with global visitors spending more cash in the Nordic nation and thousands of new jobs emerging in the sector.

Stolen Swedish art returned by Spanish

Stolen Swedish art returned by Spanish

Spanish police have returned 12 stolen artworks, including several 15th-century wood engravings, to Sweden's embassy in Madrid.

Kidnapped Swede in Mali shown alive in video

Kidnapped Swede in Mali shown alive in video

A video appearing to show a Swede and a South African who were kidnapped in Mali in 2011 by Al-Qaeda has emerged.

Suspect drone stops Stockholm air traffic

Suspect drone stops Stockholm air traffic

Air traffic in and out of Stockholm’s Arlanda airport was halted on Monday night after a pilot spotted a suspicious looking drone in the sky above the city.

‘How dare Swedes moan it’s too light outside’

‘How dare Swedes moan it’s too light outside’

It's the time of year when the sun never sets in the far north of Sweden and even the capital doesn't get dark until gone 10pm. So, after a sun-starved winter, The Local's Maddy Savage hasn't got time for Swedish residents moaning that it's too light at night.