British sailor on verge of Gothenburg double

British sailor on verge of Gothenburg double

Briton Ian Walker aims to complete a rare Volvo Ocean Race double on Saturday as the biggest yachting race in the world finally reaches its climax in the Swedish port of Gothenburg.

Swedes stuck in Tunisia after deadly terror attack

Swedes stuck in Tunisia after deadly terror attack

UPDATED: Sweden's foreign minister has condemned a terror attack which killed dozens of holidaymakers at a Tunisian tourist resort on Friday, where around 200 Swedes were staying.

Tourist hash brown order leads to drug confusion

Tourist hash brown order leads to drug confusion

A foreign tourist ran into problems on a Midsummer visit to Stockholm when a restaurant misunderstood her English and thought she had ordered marijuana instead of a traditional Swedish potato dish.

Swedish military moves after Russia worries

Swedish military moves after Russia worries

Sweden is stepping up its military capabilities and exercises with Nato amid concerns over Russia's military resurgence, Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist said on Friday.

Record bookings boost at Swedish camp sites

Record bookings boost at Swedish camp sites

Swedish camp sites are well positioned to break all records this summer as foreign tourists flock to the Nordic country, according to an industry survey.

Police turn to Facebook to stop bike thefts

Police turn to Facebook to stop bike thefts

After figures suggested more than 70,000 bikes were stolen in Sweden last year, police turned to Facebook to help people keep hold of their cycles for the rest of the summer.

Swedish weapons exports in spotlight

Swedish weapons exports in spotlight

Countries that fall short of following the principles of democracy should not be allowed to buy Swedish weapons, a parliamentary investigation in Sweden has concluded.

How to make Swedish shellfish on rye bread

How to make Swedish shellfish on rye bread

This attractive party appetiser is yummy at any time of year, but is a perfect easy treat if you're hosting guests during the summer. John Duxbury shares his favourite recipe with The Local.