Sweden to search for Syrian art stolen by Isis

Sweden to search for Syrian art stolen by Isis

Police in Sweden believe antiques plundered from Syria by the terror group Isis may have ended up in the Nordic nation and are setting up a new task force to investigate the so-called cultural heritage crimes.

Two charged with plot on Gothenburg ‘killers’

Two charged with plot on Gothenburg ‘killers’

After the most high-profile shooting in Sweden this year - an attack on a restaurant in Gothenburg - police have charged two men with plotting to murder the main suspects in an apparent revenge attack.

Five ways Greece crisis is like Swedish anthem

Five ways Greece crisis is like Swedish anthem

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis made global headlines this week when he compared the Greece crisis to the Swedish national anthem. But what if the analogy is not as random as it sounds?

Worries Swedes will share Greek bailout bill

Worries Swedes will share Greek bailout bill

UPDATED: Sweden's Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson has said that EU taxpayers living outside the eurozone should not be concerned about funding the latest Greek bailout, insisting that Brussels has listened to her country's concerns.

Angry Swede uses nest as fake speed camera

Angry Swede uses nest as fake speed camera

A Swedish CEO has ruffled feathers by attempting to trick drivers into slowing down outside his office in west Sweden using a birds' nest that looks like a speed camera.

Meatball row as Ikea changes Norway recipe

Meatball row as Ikea changes Norway recipe

UPDATED: Swedish furniture giant Ikea's started charging Norwegian customers more for its famous meatballs after a controversial decision to change the traditional Swedish recipe to include vegetables.

New Swedish royal in focus at birthday show

New Swedish royal in focus at birthday show

Jubilant crowds turned up to celebrate Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria as she turned 38 – but the birthday girl found herself battling for the spotlight with one of Sweden's newest royal stars.

Six reasons to stay in Stockholm this summer

Six reasons to stay in Stockholm this summer

Stuck in the city while your Swedish colleagues chill out in the countryside this July? Not to worry. Here are six reasons why The Local loves Sweden's capital in summer.

Cops probe another blast in southern Sweden

Cops probe another blast in southern Sweden

Police in southern Sweden are investigating after residents in Arlöv north of Malmö were shaken by the latest in a series of powerful explosions in the area just after midnight on Wednesday.