Unsettled weather to stay in Sweden this week

Unsettled weather to stay in Sweden this week

Sweden's volatile summer looks set to continue, according to forecasters, who say clouds and rain are heading for most places this week, despite earlier hopes for another burst of warm sunshine.

Swedish soccer star keeps slum hearts warm

Swedish soccer star keeps slum hearts warm

John Guidetti helped score Sweden its biggest footballing win last month, but his early career was spent in Africa's biggest slum, where he's always been a hero, his former coach Tiras Waiyaki has told The Local.

Hand grenade parts found after Malmö blast

Hand grenade parts found after Malmö blast

Police in Malmö have found parts of a hand grenade outside an apartment building which was shaken by a powerful explosion on Monday morning during a violent summer for the city.

Petrol companies cut prices at Swedish pumps

Petrol companies cut prices at Swedish pumps

Heading on a road trip or hiring a car this summer? Your journey could be cheaper than normal after Swedish fuel companies slashed their petrol prices on Monday.

West Sweden stung by blue jellyfish invasion

West Sweden stung by blue jellyfish invasion

Sweden's west coast is experiencing its biggest bloom in blue jellyfish in a decade, according to scientists tracking the slimy, stinging creatures.

Scandinavian markets calmed after Greece deal

Scandinavian markets calmed after Greece deal

UPDATED: Stock markets in the Nordics got a boost on Monday morning after eurozone leaders struck a deal for a new financial aid programme for Greece.

Flights resume after Gothenburg ‘bomb’ scare

Flights resume after Gothenburg ‘bomb’ scare

One of Sweden's busiest airports was forced to shut over the weekend after a suspect object was found in the car park.

‘Swedish firms really want to be responsible’

‘Swedish firms really want to be responsible’

Belgium-born entrepreneur Martin Vercouter tells The Local how he's building a business that helps young people in Stockholm's suburbs and encourages Swedish companies to think responsibly.

Swedish man held over woman’s death in Spain

Swedish man held over woman’s death in Spain

A Swedish man in his forties has been arrested by Spanish police on suspicion of murdering a woman near the town of Calella, north of Barcelona.