Sex, innuendo and filth in Swedish place names

Sex, innuendo and filth in Swedish place names

When the producers of Swedish radio programme P4 Sjuhärad asked listeners to get in touch with odd place names they were inundated with rude and risqué suggestions.

‘Ugly’ food to get second chance in Sweden

‘Ugly’ food to get second chance in Sweden

In an attempt to reduce food waste, several Swedish retailers have decided to sell "ugly" fruit and vegetables as well as food that is approaching its expiry date.

‘Trust not taxes have made Sweden a success’

‘Trust not taxes have made Sweden a success’

Writer Nima Sanandaji tells The Local that Sweden's large welfare state isn't responsible for its economic success and argues that struggling countries such as Greece would do better to learn from the Nordic country's trust and transparency instead.